Jul 07, 2004
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey has decided to appoint its first civilian to directthe National Security Council.
CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt has reported the completion of a radar upgrade for airdefense systems along the Suez Canal.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military has rejected appeals to suspendthe use of a U.S.-origin armored personnel carrier vulnerable toPalestinian weaponry.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israel expects to achieve $3 billion in defense exportsin 2004 as sales to the United States increases.