July 18, 1993 |
Congressional Republicans, responding to President Clinton's plan to ease restrictions on homosexuals serving in the military, vowed Saturday to fight the new policy that the White House plans to announce this week "with every ounce of energy." Delivering the GOP response to Clinton's weekly radio address, Rep.
May 3, 1993 |
President Clinton welcomed Bosnian Serb acceptance of a peace accord for Bosnia-Herzegovina but said Sunday he will proceed with plans to use military force in Bosnia until the Serbs prove they are serious about implementing the agreement.
February 7, 1992 |
Congress began grappling Thursday with the question of what to do about the million military and defense personnel who are expected to be thrown onto the job market as a result of post-Cold War defense cuts. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) unveiled a sweeping proposal designed both to ease the cutback of America's armed forces from their Cold War levels and to prepare retiring service people for jobs in the civilian world.
October 27, 1991 |
Soviet Defense Minister Yevgeny I. Shaposhnikov, moving to allay Western jitters triggered by the Ukraine's claims to the nuclear weapons based on its territory, declared Saturday that all strategic arms will remain tightly under the Kremlin's control. To avoid further political wrangling over the armed forces, Shaposhnikov called on the republics of the collapsing Soviet Union to sign a treaty creating a "defense union of sovereign states."
October 26, 1991 |
The Bush Administration, alarmed that the Soviet Union's second-largest republic might seek control of nuclear weapons on its territory, warned Friday that the United States will not recognize or aid an independent Ukraine if it tries to become a major military power.
September 26, 1991 |
The Bush Administration struggled Wednesday to develop a new military plan that could pry loose a team of U.N. arms inspectors from Iraqi control without immediately resorting to use of force, according to senior U.S. officials.
July 26, 1991 |
The commander in chief of the Soviet navy announced Thursday that the number of vessels in his country's fleet will be cut by between 20% and 25% within the next decade, the official Tass news agency reported. Adm. Vladimir N. Chernavin, however, said that the Soviet fleet--one of the world's largest--will maintain defensive sufficiency despite the cuts. "Combat capabilities of the navy will be maintained thanks to the qualitative renewal of all branches of the service," Chernavin told Tass.
May 12, 1991 |
When the citizens of Tustin learned last month that their Marine Corps Air Station was targeted for closing, they reacted with neither anguish nor anger. Instead, they began looking to the future. In the month since the Pentagon's announcement, local government and business leaders have come up with a spate of novel ideas for transforming a potential economic setback into a second chance.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1991 |
Even as it faces a budget deficit and teacher layoffs, the 80-year-old Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad is proposing a $15- to $20-million modernization for its deteriorating seaside campus. The only high school military academy in California will submit a plan to city officials in April to revamp the scenic 17-acre campus to create ocean views and provide a performing arts center, among other things.
March 16, 1991 |
At least a month before they were evicted from Kuwait, Iraqi military forces were planning to systematically murder every adult Kuwaiti male remaining in the occupied country, a U.S. congressional delegation visiting the emirate was told Friday. U.S. officials who searched the former Iraqi command center in Kuwait city discovered documents that described Iraq's intention "to liquidate every adult Kuwaiti male," said Rep.