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15 November 2002 Military News

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Current Operations

Other Conflicts

  • DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 15 Nov 2002
  • D-R-C TALKS VOA 15 Nov 2002 -- Delegates from the government and several factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in South Africa for a new round of peace talks. The key issue is likely to be a new U-N report on corruption in the D-R-C
  • NEPAL VOA 15 Nov 2002 -- Authorities in Nepal say more than 100 people have been killed in fierce fighting between Maoist rebels and police and army personnel in two separate rebel attacks. Officials say police, soldiers and rebels are among the dead. The attacks come on the heels of a nationwide, three-day strike called by the Maoists
  • ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS VOA 15 Nov 2002 -- At least eight people are dead, after a Palestinian attack on an Israeli settlement near Hebron. 10 people are reported to have been wounded in the attack
  • ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 15 Nov 2002-- A total of 27 Palestinians were arrested overnight in ongoing operations by Israeli forces in Palestinian territories

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • Thales Group Joins TIPS Companies Addressing NATO AGS Solution Northrop Grumman 15 Nov 2002 -- Thales Group has joined the Trans-Atlantic Industrial Proposed Solution (TIPS) approach developed by three other international defense contractors to address the longstanding requirement for a NATO-owned and -operated Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) capability.
  • Boeing Delta IV Launch Delayed Boeing 15 Nov 2002 -- At a press conference today in Cocoa Beach, Fla., Boeing [NYSE: BA] launch officials announced that the first launch of the Boeing Delta IV has been delayed from it's scheduled Sat., Nov. 16 launch date. Pending final review of additional technical data involving the rocket's upper stage engine, the RL10B-2, the launch will occur no earlier than Tues., Nov. 19.

News Reports

  • SAF/U-S FUGITIVE VOA 15 Nov 2002 -- Police in South Africa Friday quickly re-arrested the last fugitive member of the Symbionese Liberation Army, after a court set him free. The man is now being held on immigration charges, while the United States prepares a formal extradition request
  • ZIMBABWE / HUMAN RIGHTS VOA 15 Nov 2002 -- The leading human rights organization in Zimbabwe, the Amani Trust, has closed down, following government threats to arrest its officials
  • ERITREA/ETHIOPIA FOOD VOA 15 Nov 2002 -- The Eritrean government has announced that it will allow its ports to be used to channel food aid to millions of hungry people in neighboring Ethiopia, despite the tensions between the two countries. Aid agencies are waiting to hear whether the Ethiopian government will accept the offer.
  • SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 15 Nov 2002-- Al-Qaeda suspect says he targeted Belgian nuclear base
  • SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 15 Nov 2002 -- NATO training exercise simulates high-tech war / Turkey: no date for EU negotiations / U.S. fighter jets to patrol over NATO summit / Britain in push for NATO involvement in Iraq / We don't want to be trigger-happy, Blix tells Bush / German parliament extends mandate for troops in U.S.-led anti-terror campaign / NATO emerges from bunker with new role in Afghanistan / Azerbaijan's government approves peacekeeping mission for Azerbaijan / U.S. rethinks NATO's Macedonia (sic) mission /Annan to visit Sarajevo as UN readies to end decade-long presence in Bosnia



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