Af/Pak & Other News (4/15/2013)

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Apr 15, 2013, 11:56:07 AM4/15/13
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Afghan farmers return to opium as other markets fail:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22150482



Afghan commandos kill 22 insurgents:

http://www.abcnews4.com/story/21977434/bomb-kills-7-family-members-in-afghanistan



ISAF captures senior Lashkar-e-Taiba leader in Ghazni:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2013/04/isaf_captures_lashka.php



Pakistan election 'rigged by Taliban intimidation':

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22147167




The Secret Wars: The CIA’s covert mission to combat terrorism:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/secret-wars-cia-covert-mission-combat-terrorism-112153462.html



Afghan Interpreters for the U.S. Are Left Stranded and at Risk:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/15/world/asia/american-visa-delays-put-safety-out-of-afghan-interpreters-reach.html?_r=0






Iran Has Two Navies:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htworld/20130415.aspx





Iraq bombing wave kills dozens days before vote:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2013/04/15/iraq-bombings-wave-attacks.html





Assad's forces break rebel blockade in north Syria:

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/04/15/uk-syria-crisis-idUKBRE93E0EN20130415





Somalia leader: Foreigners aided attack on court:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jwR1Rnlj-X2WzHLz9Et84-WcAyZQ?docId=1e9852f1a895453582def0547660d027




Chad says troops unsuited to guerrilla war, quitting Mali:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30135:chad-says-troops-unsuited-to-guerrilla-war-quitting-mali&catid=56:diplomacy-a-peace&Itemid=111




Mali: The Americans And French Try To Work It Out:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/mali/articles/20130415.aspx





Russia to develop and field MiG-31 Foxhound replacement by 2020:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2013/04/russia-to-develop-and-field-mi.html





World Military Spending Falls, But China, Russia’s Spending Rises,
Says SIPRI:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/144261/world-military-spending-falls%2C-but-china%2C-russia%E2%80%99s-rises.html





Indonesian Navy and Coast Guard may order up to 20 Aron littoral
combat WIG Craft:

http://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=994





Kerry: U.S. would reduce missile defenses in Asia if North Korea
abandoned nuclear program:

http://alert5.com/2013/04/15/kerry-u-s-would-reduce-missile-defenses-in-asia-if-north-korea-abandoned-nuclear-program/





How North Korea Tipped Its Hand:

http://news.yahoo.com/north-korea-tipped-hand-084500657--politics.html





Intelligence Leak Confirms Missile Threat Commission’s Predictions:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/144247/leak-confirms-missile-threat-commission.html




Lockheed Martin's Nemesis Missile Scores 3-for-3 In Flight Tests:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/prnewswire-defense-news.html?doc=201304151030PR_NEWS_USPR_____FL94503&showRelease=1&dir=0&industries=ARO&andorquestion=OR&&passDir=0,1,2,3,4,5,6,15,17,34




Strength in Numbers: The Remarkable Potential of (really) Small
Combatants:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2013/04/strength-in-numbers-remarkable.html




U.S. to spend $1 billion to develop guided tailkit for B61-12 nuclear
bomb:

http://alert5.com/2013/04/15/u-s-to-spend-1-billion-to-develop-guided-tailkit-for-b61-12-nuclear-bomb/






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Apr 15, 2013, 6:20:19 PM4/15/13
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Update:

Live updates: Explosion at Boston Marathon finish line:

"At least two are dead and more than 100
reportedly injured after two explosions occurred
at the finish line of the Boston Marathon."

See:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/live-updates-explosion-near-boston-marathon-finish-line-192213861.html




Security beefed up worldwide after Boston blasts:

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/security-beefed-worldwide-boston-blasts-203451357--spt.html


Daryl

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Apr 15, 2013, 6:48:43 PM4/15/13
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Guess we need to ban bombs. oh, wait, they are already banned.

daryl


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