Jan 15, 2004
CAIRO [MENL] -- The United States plans to use an Arab League member as abase for military operations in Africa.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Gulf Cooperation Council states are said to be examiningthe prospect of reducing defense expenditures by 2005.
Jan 13, 2004
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Gulf Cooperation Council states have been urged tobolster their military force in wake of the ouster of the regime of IraqiPresident Saddam Hussein and the emergence of Iran as a regional power.
LONDON [MENL] -- Ansar Al Islam and the Salafist Brigade for Call and Combathave been cited as the leading insurgency subcontractors for Al Qaida.