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12 June 2005 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs
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Current Operations

  • Air Strikes outside of Karabilah MNF-I 12 Jun 2005 -- Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team-2 engaged a terrorist force in western Al Anbar Province, June 11.

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

  • Palestinian Official Rules Out Disarming Militants for Now VOA 12 Jun 2005 -- Israel is furious over a declaration by a Palestinian official that the Palestinian Authority will not keep its commitment to crack down on militants as long as Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip continues. The Palestinian government has also angered human rights groups by executing four criminals.

  • Russia: Terrorists Caused Train Derailment VOA 12 Jun 2005 -- Russian security officials say they suspect the derailment of a train traveling from Chechnya to Moscow Sunday morning was an act of terrorism. Several people were injured in the early-morning incident.
  • Russian Officials Say Train Derailed By Terrorists RFERL 12 Jun 2005 -- Russia's national security service says a passenger train heading from Chechnya to Moscow was derailed by an explosion today. No one was reported killed but at least 15 people were lightly injured.

News Reports

  • Third Round of Lebanese Parliamentary Elections Under Way VOA 12 Jun 2005 -- In Lebanon, polls are open (Sunday) in the third and most crucial round of the country's parliamentary elections. Nearly half of the seats in parliament will be decided in this round.
  • Hamilton Sundstrand plays a key role in helping NASA prepare for the return to spaceflight Hamilton Sundstrand 12 Jun 2005 -- As the U.S. Space Shuttle fleet prepares for its return to flight in July, employees at Hamilton Sundstrand's Space, Land & Sea business know that their work will soon be part of the Shuttle Discovery’s historic flight. In the last 28 months, Hamilton Sundstrand employees have spent several thousands of hours working on NASA Return to Flight (RTF) initiatives.



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