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June 20, 1991 | Associated Press
President Bush will nominate Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Joseph P. Hoar to succeed Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf as commander-in-chief for the Central Command, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Schwarzkopf, the commander of allied military forces in Operation Desert Storm, is scheduled to retire this summer.
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June 20, 1991 | Associated Press
President Bush will nominate Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Joseph P. Hoar to succeed Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf as commander-in-chief for the Central Command, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Schwarzkopf, the commander of allied military forces in Operation Desert Storm, is scheduled to retire this summer.
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January 20, 2006 | From Reuters
A group of retired military officers urged President Bush on Thursday to spell out how he would enforce a ban on the torture of U.S.-held prisoners, complaining that he muddied the issue in a statement last month. Bush reluctantly accepted the ban, pushed by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), after scandals over abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, harsh interrogations at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and reports that the CIA ran secret prisons abroad to hold terrorism suspects.
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March 12, 1992 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A day after American forces let a North Korean ship slip into Iran with a suspected cargo of Scud missiles, the commander of U.S. military operations in the Middle East accepted full responsibility for the lapse. "If you are looking for the guy that's responsible for letting the (Dae Hong) Ho go through, you're looking at him," Marine Gen. Joseph P. Hoar, commander in chief of the Central Command, told the House Armed Services Committee. He told lawmakers that U.S.
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August 10, 1991 | From Associated Press
Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf cried Friday as he relinquished command of the forces he led to war, telling his troops, "I shall always love you and will never, ever, ever forget you." Schwarzkopf handed over the reins of the U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base amid the pomp of a 19-gun salute, a final troop inspection and the jangled strains of "Auld Lang Syne."
NATIONAL
August 16, 2006 | Peter Spiegel, Times Staff Writer
Seeking to counter the White House's depiction of its Middle East policies as crucial to the prevention of terrorist attacks at home, 21 former generals, diplomats and national security officials will release an open letter tomorrow arguing that the administration's "hard line" has actually undermined U.S. security. The letter comes as President Bush has made a series of appearances and statements, including a visit Tuesday to the National Counterterrorism Center in McLean, Va.
NATIONAL
December 19, 2005 | Richard Simon, Times Staff Writer
On the second day of a rare weekend session, House and Senate leaders Sunday approved the first significant spending cuts to domestic social programs in nearly a decade and agreed to attach a proposal allowing oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to a bill funding the U.S. military.
WORLD
August 1, 2002 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has sharply accelerated his nuclear program and is broadening his already substantial efforts to build chemical and biological weapons, the program's former director told Congress on Wednesday. At the first in a series of hearings on U.S. tensions with Iraq, Khidhir Hamza told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that Hussein was in the final stages of creating a uranium-enrichment program that would enable him to build cores for nuclear bombs.
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December 4, 1992 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. Marines--all of them based at Camp Pendleton--will be transported by helicopter from ships in the Red Sea to the Somali coast as early as this weekend to secure the airport and port at Mogadishu, officials said Thursday. They said intelligence reports indicate that the 1,800-member initial force--all of whom will be lightly armed and dispersed among a number of sites--will probably encounter minimal resistance.
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April 16, 1995 | RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Escalating a diplomatic standoff with the Clinton Administration, Iraq on Saturday left little doubt that it will reject a U.N. offer to allow the isolated nation to sell $2 billion in oil for humanitarian purposes. Though Clinton Administration officials stressed that Saddam Hussein's government had not formally rejected the plan, the ruling Revolutionary Command Council and the Speaker of the Iraqi National Assembly both denounced it Saturday.
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June 20, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., the top Marine aviator in the Persian Gulf War and commander of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, will be promoted to lieutenant general and given the largest field command in the Marine Corps, it was announced Wednesday. In August, Moore, 56, will step down as head of the El Toro-based Marine aircraft wing to take over the 60,000-member Fleet Marine Force Pacific, headquartered in Hawaii at Camp H. M. Smith, near Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu. Maj. Gen. Harold W.
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