10 September 2002 Military News
- AFGHANISTAN SECURITY VOA 10 Sept 2002-- Factional fighting in southern Afghanistan; an assassination attempt against President Hamid Karzai; and a bombing that killed more than two dozen people in Kabul, last week, have raised concerns, in recent days, about the security situation in Afghanistan
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 10 Sep 2002
- PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESIDENT OF 57TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION United Nations 10 Sep 2002
- PRESS CONFERENCE ON ADMISSION OF SWITZERLAND TO UNITED NATIONS United Nations 10 Sep 2002
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 10 Sept 2002-- The Palestinian parliament is to reconvene today (Tuesday) and some of the lawmakers are expected to demand that long-time Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat share power by appointing a prime minister
- SIERRA LEONE / U-N VOA 10 Sept 2002-- U-N officials say the ongoing civil war in Liberia may prompt the United Nations to keep a massive force of peacekeepers in neighboring Sierra Leone.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA AID VOA 10 Sept 2002-- The international aid agency Doctors Without Borders says it is resuming some activities in Russia
Defense Policy / Programs
- USS Louisville (SSN 724) Departs for Six-month Deployment COMSUBPAC News 10 Sept 2002-- The attack submarine USS Louisville left for a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific Sept. 10.
- PENTAGON/DEFENSE VOA 10 Sept 2002-- The U-S military is deploying live anti-aircraft missiles around Washington in a bid to bolster security for the September 11th anniversary ceremonies
- Pace Talks Threat-Level and Clear Skies Changes, Details War Progress AFPS 10 Sept 2002-- Clear Skies II, an ongoing air defense exercise here, is now a deployment -- and troops are being issued live weapons, Marine Gen. Peter Pace told reporters this afternoon.
- No Northern Command Without the National Guard, New Chief Says AFPS 10 Sept 2002-- The new U.S. Northern Command will strive to help defend the homeland against terrorism in the same spirit the National Guard has dealt with homeland defense, natural disasters and civil disturbances for centuries, the recently appointed commander told Guard leaders Sept. 7.
- Exercise Tests D.C. Air Defense Capabilities AFPS 10 Sept 2002-- Exercise Clear Skies II kicks off here today to test air defense systems in the region, DoD officials said.
- USS Carl Vinson: Back in Action Following a Record-Setting Yard Period NNS 10 Sept 2002-- On Sept. 6, USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Commanding Officer, Capt. Richard Wren, announced to his chain of command that Carl Vinson was officially finished with her yard period and was once again prepared to operate at sea.
- ASIA SECURITY WRAP VOA 10 Sept 2002-- The U-S embassies in Malaysia and Indonesia are closed for the one-year anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks
- INDONESIA / U-S VOA 10 Sept 2002-- The U-S Embassy in Indonesia has been closed on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks because of terrorist threats. Officials canceled a ceremony Wednesday commemorating the victims of those attacks.
- CHINA/9-11 VOA 10 Sept 2002-- On the anniversary of last September's terror attacks on the United States, China's government is expressing sympathy for the victims and urging nations to unite against terrorism. But China's tactics in the terror war are drawing criticism from the U-N's former top human rights official
- PAKISTAN/MUSHARRA VOA 10 Sept 2002-- Before the September 11 attacks in the United States, Pakistan's military leader President Pervez Musharraf was considered a pariah for taking power by coup. The Pakistan government was also heavily criticized for its close ties with the Taleban regime in neighboring Afghanistan - where the main suspect in the terror attacks, Osama bin Laden, was living
- BUSH ISLAM VOA 10 Sept 2002-- President Bush is urging all Americans to remember that America's enemy is terrorism, not Islam
- U-S / TERROR WARNING VOA 10 Sept 2002-- U-S officials are warning of a higher risk of terrorist attack as the nation prepares to mark the anniversary of last year's September 11th assault on New York and Washington
- Hope Is an Answer to Terror Washington File 10 Sept 2002-- The hostility expressed through the terrorist attacks motivated the United States to reenergize its efforts to reduce poverty and deprivation in the rest of the world.
- September 11 Launched a New Era in U.S. Strategic Thinking Washington File 10 Sept 2002-- The post-Cold War era, which began with the collapse of the Soviet Union almost 12 years ago, ended abruptly on the sunny, clear morning of September 11, 2001, In an instant, coordinated terrorist attacks transformed the international security environment and dictated a new "grand strategy" for the United States.
- U.S. Upgrades Terrorist Threat Condition to Second Highest Level Washington File 10 Sept 2002-- Intelligence sources point to potential terrorist strikes abroad
- U.S. Heightens Threat Level of Terrorist Attack AFPS 10 Sept 2002-- The United States is at high risk of terrorist attack, Attorney General John Ashcroft announced today.
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