13 July 2003 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- AFGHANISTAN / U-S VOA 13 Jul 2003 -- Afghanistan's foreign minister says his government is committed to holding elections next year. His comments come as he prepares to meet with top U-S officials in Washington.
- Afghanistan Committed to Hold Elections Next Year, says Afghan Official VOA News 13 Jul 2003 -- Afghanistan's foreign minister says his government is committed to holding elections next year. His comments come as he prepares to meet with top U.S. officials in Washington.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Rumsfeld Discusses Assessments of Liberia, Iraq Washington File 13 Jul 2003 -- Humanitarian and military assessment teams are examining the situation in Liberia, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said in remarks to the press outside an ABC studio July 13.
- Rumsfeld Briefs on Iraq, North Korea, Liberia Situations Washington File 13 Jul 2003 -- The situation in Iraq is "difficult" at the moment, but "the outcome is going to be a good outcome," Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" July 13.
- North Korea, Terror Dominate Philippines-Australia Talks VOA News 13 Jul 2003 -- Australian Prime Minister John Howard is in Manila for talks on terrorism and regional security with Philippine President Gloria Arroyo.
- ANGLICO's back, ready for more Marine Corps News 13 Jul 2003-- Second Marine Liaison Element reactivated as 2nd Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company in a ceremony July 11 in front of the II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Building.
- Village hospital gets coalition help Marine Corps News 13 Jul 2003-- A medical team from 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines went to Aim Al Tamr, Iraq July 9 to address the hospital's needs in an ongoing effort to help the local medical community
- Palestinian Militants Threaten to End Truce with Israel VOA News 13 Jul 2003 -- The two leading Palestinian militant groups have threatened to end a truce in their battle against Israel if the Palestinian Authority tries to confiscate their weapons.
- Sharon Criticizes European Links to Arafat VOA News 13 Jul 2003 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has reaffirmed his commitment to continued negotiations with his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas, and criticized European nations for maintaining ties with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Mr. Sharon spoke on the U.S. television program Fox News Sunday, before traveling to London for talks with British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 13 Jul 2003 -- A survey finds the majority of Palestinian refugees would not wish to return to Israel after a peace deal is negotiated. It says most would prefer to remain where they are now or move to live under Palestinian control in the West Bank or Gaza strip. But the Palestinian organization which conducted the survey could not release its findings because hundreds of Palestinians trashed its offices.
- Sharon Visits Britain to Improve Ties, Discuss Peace Process VOA News 13 Jul 2003 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is visiting London for talks with British Prime Minister Tony Blair aimed at thawing relations with Britain and moving the international road map for peace forward.
- BRITAIN/ISRAEL VOA 13 Jul 2003 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is visiting (visits) London for talks with British Prime Minister Tony Blair aimed at thawing relations with Britain and moving the international road map for peace forward.
- Deadly Civil Strife Reported in Burundi Capital VOA News 13 Jul 2003 -- As many as 28 rebels were killed and two government soldiers wounded in Burundi during a rebel attack on the capital, Bujumbura.
- Kuwait Emir Separates Posts of PM, Crown Prince VOA News 13 Jul 2003 -- The emir of Kuwait has appointed a new prime minister, separating the position from the crown prince for the first time since independence in 1961.
- KUWAIT/POLITICS VOA 13 Jul 2003 -- The Emir of Kuwait has appointed a new prime minister, removing the job for the first time from the crown prince. Political analysts in the region say it is a significant development because now, government ministers will be dealing with a prime minister who is not in line to become the country's next emir.
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