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30 March 2008 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • Command Aims to Partner With African Nations AFPS 30 Mar 2008 -- U.S. Africa Command wants to work in partnership with African nations, and its establishment does not signal the militarization of U.S. foreign policy, said the organization's commander, Army Gen. William E. "Kip" Ward.
  • NATO urges Russia to lift moratorium on CFE arms reduction pact RIA Novosti 30 Mar 2008 -- NATO has issued a statement urging Russia to consider United States proposals on the CFE arms reduction treaty, and warning that Moscow's moratorium on the pact could undermine European security.

Defense Industry

  • Thales Communicates Thales 30 Mar 2008 -- Recent declarations in the media have accused Thales of having sold to China equipment intended for the jamming of radio transmissions.

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Fresh Protests Reported in Tibet During Foreign Diplomats' Visit VOA 30 Mar 2008 -- Fresh protests were reported in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa Saturday, as diplomats from the United States, Japan and several European countries wrapped up a closely managed tour of the region organized by Chinese officials.
  • No peace agreement before China dismantles missiles: president-elect CNA 29 Mar 2008 -- President-elect Ma Ying-jeou of the Kuomintang (KMT) is insisting that there will be no dialogue on the signing of a peace accord with China unless Beijing dismantles the missiles targeting Taiwan, said Ma's spokesman Luo Chih-chiang Saturday.
  • Arab Summit Closes Amid Sharp Divisions VOA 30 Mar 2008 -- A controversial and partly boycotted Arab League summit has ended in the Syrian capital, Damascus, with no progress on the Lebanese political crisis and a summit declaration that Iraq refused to endorse. Despite the obviously sharp divisions among the delegates, Syrian officials have portrayed the meeting as a success
  • Mugabe hopes to cling onto power as Zimbabwe votes RIA Novosti 30 Mar 2008 -- Voters began queuing at polling stations across Zimbabwe early on Saturday for a presidential election many hope will bring a change of leadership to the impoverished southern African country.



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