20 April 2008 Military News
- INTERVIEW: Rear Adm. Driscoll, Dr. Tahseen Sheikhly, April 20, 2008 MNF-I 20 Apr 2008
- April 19 airpower summary: B-1Bs bomb enemy targets AFPN 20 Apr 2008
- Forces Kill, Capture Dozens of Enemy Fighters AFPS 20 Apr 2008 -- Coalition and Iraqi forces killed or captured dozens of terrorists and criminal militia members during multiple engagements in Iraq yesterday, military officials said.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Bush: U.S. Will Maintain Troop Levels in Korea AFPS 20 Apr 2008 -- The United States will keep its current number of troops -- roughly 28,000 -- deployed to the Republic of Korea, President Bush said yesterday.
- YEMEN: Peace agreement on verge of collapse? IRIN 20 Apr 2008 -- There is a risk of renewed fighting between government forces and Shia rebels in the northern province of Saada, which would worsen the already deteriorated humanitarian situation there, analysts have warned.
- Breakaway Abkhazia says it downed Georgian drone plane RIA Novosti 20 Apr 2008 -- The air defense forces of Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia have shot down a Georgian pilotless reconnaissance aircraft, Abkhaz President Sergei Bagapsh said over the phone on Sunday.
- Israel Launches Deadly Air Strikes on Gaza VOA 20 Apr 2008 -- At least seven Palestinian militants have been killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip
- Carter in Jordan for Meeting With King Abdullah VOA 20 Apr 2008 -- Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter arrived in Jordan Sunday to meet with King Abdullah.
- Zimbabwe Opposition: 10 People Killed in Violence Since Election VOA 20 Apr 2008 -- Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change says 10 people have been killed in political violence since last month's disputed elections.
- Kazakhstan: Coup Plots And Corruption Alleged As Former Presidential Son-In Law Battles Authorities RFE/RL 20 Apr 2008 -- A televised documentary accuses the former son-in-law of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev of plotting to overthrow the government
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