Jul 22, 2005
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Kuwait has sought to increase its state of readiness fora military or insurgency attack.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel has deemed the Iranian-sponsored Islamic Jihad the most active insurgency threat in the West Bank.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- The government of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, in an attempt to prevent massive resistance, has ordered the military to prepare for an early withdrawal from the Gaza Strip.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The Iraq Army continues to be plagued by absenteeismand equipment shortages, but at a far lower level than that during 2004.