11 February 2006 Military News
- US Military Commander says Terrorists Being Defeated in Western Iraq VOA 11 Feb 2006 -- A U.S. military commander in Iraq, Marine Colonel Stephen Davis, says coalition forces are defeating efforts by terrorists to enter the country along the porous Syrian border.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Rumsfeld Discusses Expanding Military Ties with Tunisia VOA 11 Feb 2006 -- U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he and Tunisian leaders discussed expanding U.S.-Tunisian military relations Saturday in Tunis, where he is on the first stop of a three-day visit to North Africa.
- Mediators See No Real Progress In Karabakh Talks RFE/RL 11 Feb 2006 -- International mediators at a summit between the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan to settle their 18-year-old dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh today said the talks brought no substantial progress.
- Nagorno-Karabakh Talks Under Way In France RFE/RL 11 Feb 2006 -- The Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents have resumed talks near Paris aimed at ending an 18- year-old conflict over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.
- Nepal Responds To Election Criticism VOA 11 Feb 2006 -- The government of Nepal is responding to international criticism of controversial municipal elections held earlier this week.
- Arrests Reported In Southern Russia After Unrest RFE/RL 11 Feb 2006 -- Reports from southern Russia say security forces have conducted a series of arrests in the wake of deadly unrest in Stavropol Krai, near Chechnya.
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