Af/Pak & Other News (10/12/2012)

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Pakistan sends former Taliban fighters to militant rehab:

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-pakistan-extremist-rehab-20121012,0,1958035.story



Seven British marines arrested in Afghanistan murder probe:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/11/14374065-seven-british-marines-arrested-in-afghanistan-murder-probe?lite



Senate Democrat Launches New Study on ‘Housing Gitmo Detainees in the
U.S.’:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/10/gitmo-us/



Prince Harry Reportedly 'Risking His Life' in Afghanistan:

http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/prince-harry-reportedly-risking-life-afghanistan-152024526--abc-news-celebrities.html




Pakistani police make arrests in shooting of girl:

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_21756876/pakistani-girl-activists-condition-satisfactory



Taliban's "Radio Mullah" sent hit squad after Pakistani schoolgirl:

http://uk.reuters.com/article/slideshow/idUSBRE89B0IG20121012#a=1




Afghans Sold U.S. Troops Bogus Bomb Protection:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/10/afghanistan-bomb-fraud/



Fear At The Top:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htlead/articles/20121012.aspx



Russia and India Sign Transport Plane Deal:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/139291/russia%2C-india-launch-new-transport-plane-project.html




BrahMos missile to test anti-ship variant from submarine platform:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/brahmos-missile-to-test-anti-ship-variant-from-submarine-platform/articleshow/16784762.cms



Former Spy Talks "Argo" And Iran rescue mission:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/sns-rt-us-argo-mendezbre89b0wb-20121012,0,888803.story



The West’s Stalwart Ally in the War on Drugs: Iran (Yes, That Iran):

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/12/world/middleeast/iran-fights-drug-smuggling-at-borders.html?_r=1&ref=world&gwh=AECC06A2DB4A5B53E23B65F9810ED13F



Iran: Panic Is Worse Than It Looks:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/iran/articles/20121012.aspx



Mideast cyber war widens, oil targets hit:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Mideast_cyber_war_widens_oil_targets_hit_999.html



Iraq to Buy 28 Training Jets for $1 Billion: Czech Minister:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20121012/DEFREG04/310120004/Iraq-Buy-28-Training-Jets-1-Billion-Czech-Minister?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Al Qaeda in Iraq claims credit for Tikrit jailbreak:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/10/al_qaeda_in_iraq_cla_3.php



Syria activists say jihadis seize missile base:

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middle-east/2012/10/12/syria-activists-say-jihadis-seize-missile-base/HJKH0qnqIS7U4G6G1ess4K/story.html




Turkey's frustration at Syria led to plane action:

http://azstarnet.com/news/world/turkey-s-frustration-at-syria-led-to-plane-action/image_40eed153-5f03-5cbe-92be-265ecef29cda.html





Syria plane carried Russian anti-missile radar parts, report says:

http://www.nowlebanon.com/NewsArticleDetails.aspx?ID=445623



Turkey scrambles jet after Syria chopper nears border:

http://sg.news.yahoo.com/turkey-scrambles-jet-syria-chopper-nears-border-134205372.html



U.S., allies girding for worst-case scenario with Syria's WMD:

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/world_now/2012/10/as-syria-conflict-spills-borders-fears-of-chemical-warfare-mount.html



Israel imposes new transponder rules after UAV incursion:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/israel-imposes-new-transponder-rules-after-uav-incursion-377571/



Hezbollah takes responsibility for last week's drone over Israel:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/10/netanyahu_hezbollah.php




In Benghazi, militias may promote security one day, threaten it the
next:

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2012/1012/In-Benghazi-militias-may-promote-security-one-day-threaten-it-the-next



Ex-CIA chief: White House, not intel community, to blame for Benghazi:

http://washingtonexaminer.com/ex-cia-chief-white-house-not-intel-community-to-blame-for-benghazi/article/2510568



Soldier Charged Over Russia Munitions Blast:

http://en.ria.ru/mlitary_news/20121011/176555587.html



Corvette Boiky Undergoes Sea Trials in Baltic:

http://rusnavy.com/news/navy/index.php?ELEMENT_ID=16140



US says nuclear deal with Russia not dead yet:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/US_says_nuclear_deal_with_Russia_not_dead_yet_999.html



Sweden offers to lease 8 Gripens to Croatia:

http://alert5.com/2012/10/12/sweden-offers-to-lease-8-gripens-to-croatia/



CMN to unveil several new ship designs, including a revolutionary
concept, at Euronaval 2012:

http://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=658



New Zetas Cartel Leader Violent 'To the Point of Sadism':

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/ruthless-drug-lord-takes-control-deadly-cartel/story?id=17455674




PLA Navy’s tiny trimaran rescue ship:

http://www.china-defense-mashup.com/pla-navys-tiny-trimaran-rescue-ship.html



Quadruplets serve on China's first aircraft carrier:

http://www.china.org.cn/china/2012-10/11/content_26763071.htm




South Korean Official Warns of ‘Existential Threat’ From North:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/13/world/asia/south-korean-official-warns-of-existential-threat-from-north.html



Photo: J-15 on low approach over Liaoning:

http://alert5.com/2012/10/12/photo-j-15-on-low-approach-over-liaoning/




Report: Guided weapons held by armed groups:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28056:report-guided-weapons-held-by-armed-groups&catid=56:diplomacy-a-peace&Itemid=111



Pentagon Chief Reveals ‘Classified’ Cyber Threats … That You Read in
August:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/10/panetta-cyber/




US military prepares new rules for cyber war: Panetta:

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/278070/scitech/technology/us-military-prepares-new-rules-for-cyber-war-panetta




DoD Pushes Forward on Critical U.S. Army Radio Program:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20121011/DEFREG02/310110003/DoD-Pushes-Forward-Critical-U-S-Army-Radio-Program?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



UNMANNED AIRCRAFT: Marine Corps’ STUAS almost ready:

http://4gwar.wordpress.com/2012/10/11/unmanned-aircraft-marine-corps-stuas-almost-ready/



Intelligence Chief Hints At New Spy Satellites; Biggest Change in 30
Years:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/10/11/intelligence-chief-hints-at-new-spy-satellites-biggest-change-i/




Darpa’s New Director Wants to Keep the Skies Under U.S. Control:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/10/new-darpa-priorities/




USAF investigating potential JSTARS sabotage incident:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/usaf-investigating-potential-jstars-sabotage-incident-377576/



Upgrade To Boost Processing Power of B-2 Bomber Fleet:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20121012/DEFREG02/310120006/Upgrade-Boost-Processing-Power-B-2-Bomber-Fleet?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



As sun rises, hundreds gather in Westchester to see Endeavour:

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/10/crowds-endeavour-westchester-parking-lot.html




Kennedy Was Also Dealing With Embassy Bomb Threats During The Cuban
Missile Crisis:

http://www.businessinsider.com/new-papers-reveal-kennedy-dealt-with-two-emergencies-during-the-cuban-missile-crisis-2012-10



Grumman F-14 Tomcat explodes as it breaks Mach 1:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2012/10/grumman-f-14-tomcat-explodes-a.html





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