Dec 12, 2002
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States failed to complete a missile defensetest because of a fault in the interceptor.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The Greek Cypriot military is quietly concerned that itwill be disbanded under any settlement over the future of the Mediterraneanisland.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The Bush administration performed an about-face andwithin 24 hours allowed a North Korean ship laden with Scud short- andmedium-range missiles to arrive in Yemen.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Qatar and the United States have signed an accord toformally expand their military cooperation and maintain a U.S. militarypresence in the emirate for up to 25 years.