Af/Pak & Libya News (11/8/2011)

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Afghan roadside bomb 'kills 11':

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jrMiOO2WZizeUnKXTZU48_3dnmPA?docId=CNG.449e772b550671c3049e0f8e701d2179.3d1



Bin Laden successor making limited impact, say analysts:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jL9yyVa0yLKW0TecfJGiqw1JD1Fw?docId=CNG.1661b559e2314e96e9ab330e96756c7a.11



And They Have Nukes:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/india/articles/20111108.aspx



Attacking the drug trade with the Super Cobra:

http://www2.hickoryrecord.com/news/2011/nov/06/attacking-drug-trade-super-cobra-ar-1580451/



VAQ-209 returns home from Afghanistan:

http://alert5.com/2011/11/08/vaq-209-returns-home-from-afghanistan/



Allies Absent in Afghanistan - Helicopters Hired:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/Allies-Absent-in-Afghanistan-Helicopters-Hired-05366/



Secret US 'Jedi' ghost-copters kept out of bin Laden raid:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/11/08/jedi_ghost_seal_copters/



Petraeus Gone, Afghan Air War Plummets:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/petraeus-gone-afghan-air-war-plummets/



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Libya news:




If asked, NATO could provide training for Libya: US:

http://www.defencetalk.com/if-asked-nato-could-provide-training-for-libya-us-38167/



Tunisian court orders ex-Libyan PM extradited:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5javpuo54DbzuZHVoNfT6rHf8M3rQ?docId=64ec988c57884049af68ad5ddd8cba65



ICRC to clear explosives from Libya's Sirte, Bani Walid:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/ICRC_to_clear_explosives_from_Libyas_Sirte_Bani_Walid_999.html



New Libya faces mountain of grievances:

http://www.cbs8.com/story/15989418/new-libya-faces-mountain-of-grievances



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And, in other news:



UN nuclear agency points finger at Iran:

http://wires.univision.com/english/article/2011-11-08/un-nuclear-agency-points-finger




UN says 3,500 dead so far in Syria uprising:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/11/08/international/i035422S73.DTL



In Africa, New Radios Help Fight US-Hunted Militia:

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/africa-radios-fight-us-hunted-militia-14905390



Iran Guard to Retaliate if Leaders Killed:

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2098925,00.html



Army’s Tiny Flea-Bot Can Jump 24 Feet High:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/sand-flea-robot/




New light machine gun aims to ‘SAW’ Soldiers’ load:

http://www.defencetalk.com/new-light-machine-gun-aims-to-saw-soldiers-load-38174/



How to Bring Down an Ultra-Light - Non-Lethally:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&newspaperUserId=27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3a96ed2e4d-1d55-493e-b401-8cf0d9911350&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Army Rushes To Test Tactical Radio Replacements At NIE:

http://defense.aol.com/2011/11/08/army-rushes-to-test-tactical-radio-replacements-at-nie/



Darpa Looks to Protect Drones From Hack Attacks:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/darpa-cybersecurity-drones/




Key US senators warn China on military parts:

http://www.defencetalk.com/key-us-senators-warn-china-on-military-parts-38169/



Counterfeit Parts Found on P-8 Posiedons:

http://defensetech.org/2011/11/08/counterfeit-parts-found-on-new-p-8-posiedons/



USAF in the 2020s -- F-15s, F-16s ... and U-2s?:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&newspaperUserId=27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3a14ff6512-94e4-4af6-80d5-98b07223df30&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest




EADS North America’s first Security and Support Battalion-equipped
Lakota begins operational service:

http://www.eadsnorthamerica.com/north-america/usa/en/news/media-clips/EADS-North-America-s-first-Security-and-Support-Battalion-equipped-Lakota-begins-operational-service.html



Raytheon to Modernize USAF’s Cryptographic Units:

http://www.defencetalk.com/raytheon-to-modernize-usafs-cryptographic-units-38179/



Iraq's Air Defense Gap:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&newspaperUserId=27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3aa7689763-ac03-4d60-b86e-42075784c136&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Taiwan Hawkeye Aircraft Head to U.S. for Upgrade:

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=8178023&c=ASI&s=AIR



Lockheed Martin to Modernize 29 USAF Early Warning Long-Range
Surveillance Radars:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Lockheed_Martin_to_Modernize_29_USAF_Early_Warning_Long_Range_Surveillance_Radars_999.html



Army Tests Raise Questions About Heavier Humvees; 'We Don't Know If
They Can Do It':

http://defense.aol.com/2011/11/07/army-tests-raise-questions-about-heavier-humvees-we-dont-know/



F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Hits Max Speed:

http://defensetech.org/2011/11/07/f-35-joint-strike-fighter-hits-max-speed/


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