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06 March 2004 Military News

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Current Operations

  • HAITI VOA 06 Mar 2004 -- U-S Marines have secured the main port in Haiti after a week of looting and violence caused its shutdown. Multi-national forces in Haiti could face their biggest test Sunday when opposing groups of demonstrators are expected to march through Port-au-Prince.

  • Panel wrestles with religious-violence issues CENTCOM Release 06 Mar 2004-- Drawing upon their common belief in God, an informal panel discussed whether it is possible for Jews, Christians and Muslims to promote reconciliation in a war-weary land where religion is often times blamed for the violence.
  • Cavalry captures weapons dealer CENTCOM Release 06 Mar 2004-- Task Force 1st Armored Division soldiers captured a suspected weapons dealer and his stash of weapons during a raid Friday.

Defense Policy / Programs

  • Curtis Wilbur visits Osaka 7th Fleet Release 06 Mar 2004-- USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) arrived in here March 6, making her first port visit to the city.
  • Kitty Hawk Strike Group visits Hong Kong 7th Fleet Release 06 Mar 2004-- The USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Strike Group anchored in Victoria Harbor March 6, returning to Hong Kong more than 15 months since their last visit of November 2002.

  • AEGIS-EQUIPPED WARSHIPS SALES TO TAIWAN UNDER CONSIDERATION: PENTAGON CNA 05 Mar 2004 -- A U.S. Defense Department spokesman said Friday that a newspaper was incorrect when it reported that the Pentagon has agreed to sell warships equipped with the advanced Aegis radar system to Taiwan.
  • Pakistan to retaliate against Indo-Israel radar deal "soon" IRNA 06 Mar 2004 -- Pakistan said Friday it will shortly retaliate against India`s deal to purchase three Falcon airborne early warning radar systems from the Zionist regime, saying this would disturb the strategic balance in South Asia.

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

  • ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS VOA 06 Mar 2004 -- At least three Palestinians were killed and more than a dozen injured on Saturday during what the Israeli army said was an attempt by militants to attack its positions at the Erez border crossing in the Gaza Strip.
  • SRI LANKA/REBELS VOA 06 Mar 2004 -- Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels have expelled a prominent commander who broke away from the main rebel force and appointed a new man in his place, but the group appears to be facing a deepening crisis, with the commander reportedly refusing to relinquish control. The dispute among the guerrillas has fueled concerns for the country's fragile peace process.
  • UNHCR/PALESTINIAN REFUGEES VOA 06 Mar 2004 -- The United Nations refugee agency is renewing its appeal for asylum offers to nearly 400 Palestinian refugees stuck in the Jordanian desert after fleeing Iraq.

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