28 December 2002 Military News
- Easy Company supports CJTF-HOA Marine Corps News 28 Dec 2002-- Life is anything but easy for Easy Company, 2d Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), which is here in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa.
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 28 Dec 2002 -- A booby-trapped car exploded early Saturday in the heart of west Jerusalem, injuring the would-be bomber. The explosion occurred just hours after two Palestinian gunmen killed four Israelis before being shot dead in an attack on a West Bank settlement
- IVORY COAST / FRENCH VOA 28 Dec 2002 -- A transport ship carrying some 300 French soldiers has landed in Ivory Coast to shore up a tattered cease-fire. The troops arrived a day after rebel fighters tried to ambush a French military patrol in the west of the country
- ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS VOA 28 Dec 2002 -- A booby-trapped car exploded early Saturday in the heart of west Jerusalem, injuring the would-be bomber. The explosion occurred just hours after two Palestinian gunmen killed four Israelis, before being shot dead, in an attack on a West Bank settlement
Defense Policy / Programs
- KENYA / ELECTIONS VOA 28 Dec 2002 -- Supporters of Kenya's opposition party are celebrating what appears to be a landslide win for its candidate in Friday's historic presidential election
- UNICEF / AFGHANISTAN VOA 28 Dec 2002 -- About 600-thousand people in Afghanistan are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance according to the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF. It says the aid will be needed throughout the harsh winter months. UNICEF says most of those in need are internally displaced or returning refugees
- YEMEN / SHOOTING VOA 28 Dec 2002 -- A senior leader of the Yemeni Socialist Party, or Y-S-P, was killed Saturday just after speaking at an Islamic opposition party conference in Yemen. Authorities have arrested the alleged gunman.
- Bush Cites Successes in War Against Terrorism in Radio Address Washington File 28 Dec 2002-- Bush: In 2002, the war on terror that began with the liberation of Afghanistan continued on many fronts. Working with our allies around the world, we captured top al Qaeda leaders, destroyed terror training camps and froze millions of dollars in terrorist assets.
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