16 November 2002 Military News
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 16 Nov 2002 -- At least 12 Israelis were killed and 15 wounded Friday evening when Palestinian gunmen attacked a group of Jewish settlers and Israeli soldiers escorting them home from prayers in the West Bank city of Hebron
- BALI INVESTIGATION VOA 16 Nov 2002 -- Indonesia's chief investigator into the deadly Bombing on the Indonesian resort island of Bali says it is too soon to tell whether the top suspect in the case is linked to a regional or international terrorist network. General Made Pastika spoke with reporters briefly as the Balinese held a series of religious ceremonies to remember those who died in the October 12th blast
- ISRAEL PALESTINIANS VOA 16 Nov 2002 -- Two Palestinians were killed in separate incidents Saturday, several hours after Palestinian militants killed 12 Israelis in an ambush in the West Bank city of Hebron. Dozens of suspected militants were also rounded up in Hebron, as Israeli troops moved back to occupy the city
- IVORY COAST/FOREIGNERS VOA 16 Nov 2002 -- Thousands of foreigners continue to flee Ivory Coast, amid rising anti-immigrant attacks that have been triggered by the country's two-month-old rebellion
- INDONESIA ACEH VOA 16 Nov 2002 -- Foreign observers arrived in the Indonesian province of Aceh Saturday to monitor a plan to end 26 years of civil war. The observers arrived as Indonesian troops continued a week-long siege of a rebel camp
- Palestinian Reform Task Force Notes Impact of Violence, Terror Washington File 16 Nov 2002-- The Task Force on Palestinian Reform says "the continued violence and terror, continued restrictions on the movement of persons and goods, and deterioration of the humanitarian situation constitute a significant hindrance to reforms."
Defense Policy / Programs
- Wolfowitz Praises Sailors, Inspects New Army Helicopter AFPS 16 Nov 2002-- Deputy Defense Secretary Paul D. Wolfowitz flew to the Sunshine State Nov. 15, first meeting with sailors at Naval Station Mayport here, then traveling further south to see the Army's newest helicopter.
- White House Specifies Progress Made Against Terrorism Washington File 16 Nov 2002-- The White House released a fact sheet November 16 detailing progress made combating terrorism since September 11, 2001. It was released in conjunction with President Bush's weekly radio address to the nation.
- Bush Says Progress Continues to Be Made in War Against Terror Washington File 16 Nov 2002-- In his weekly radio address to the nation, President Bush says good progress was made this week in the war against terrorism. He cites a "crucial agreement" by senators and representatives toward the passage of the bill creating a Cabinet-level department of homeland security. Bush also cites various gains made in combating terror abroad.
- TURKEY/POL VOA 16 Nov 2002 -- In Turkey, Abdullah Gul, a moderate member of the Islamist-rooted party that won national elections this month, has been asked to form a new government
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