Af/Pak & Other News (1/26/2012)

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Afghan suicide attack kills four, wounds 34:

http://news.yahoo.com/suicide-attack-kills-3-afghan-city-lashkar-gah-074426704.html;_ylt=Auy7ZuQUQhk6j9nF2vy3EdRvaA8F;_ylu=X3oDMTNkaW1zMW0xBG1pdAMEcGtnA2M5OGMxYWJmLWJmMTgtM2NhYi1iNWJiLTIxOWIzMzQyYjk2OARwb3MDMTEEc2VjA2xuX0FzaWFfZ2FsBHZlcgNlNGI2ZWU2MC00ODIxLTExZTEtYWZmZC01MGY3ZWIxMTdkNGM-;_ylv=3



Taliban Tribulations:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htwin/articles/20120126.aspx



Thousands of NATO trucks in Pakistan backlog:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iwz-BnXeH6aHdrh0YcAy182ifo2Q?docId=CNG.a1577ab385d4545e7d5bdbd283b3dcad.161



Afghan army's night raiders ready to take control:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/25/us-afghanistan-nightraids-idUSTRE80O16B20120125



Turks Show The Afghans How It Is Done:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htpara/articles/20120125.aspx



Boxer Baptism Of Fire:

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%3a3e69b36a-535d-42e6-8322-560b98149fcb&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



France agrees to two decades of support in Afghanistan, despite attack
on its troops:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/war-zones/france-agrees-to-two-decades-of-support-in-afghanistan-despite-attack-on-its-troops/2012/01/26/gIQAtd3tSQ_story.html



Suppressing Sound And Such:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htweap/articles/20120126.aspx



Iran ready for nuclear talks with West, says Mahmoud Ahmadinejad:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46145422/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/




Iranian F-14 fighter jet crashes in country’s south; both pilot and co-
pilot killed:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle-east/iranian-f-14-fighter-jet-crashes-in-countrys-south-both-pilot-and-co-pilot-killed/2012/01/26/gIQAhzESSQ_story.html



Iraq will take legal action over US raid, official says:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/01/26/iraq-will-take-legal-action-over-us-raid-official-says/



Insurgent bombing in central Iraq kills 10 people:

http://www.statesman.com/news/nation/insurgent-bombing-in-central-iraq-kills-10-people-2126704.html



Assassins kill Iraq Qaeda leader-turned-critic:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Assassins_kill_Iraq_Qaeda_leader-turned-critic_999.html



Syrian Troops Storm Damascus Suburb:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/syrian-troops-storm-damascus-suburb-15445224



Israel Uses Special Funds To Boost Spending:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/dti/2012/01/01/DT_01_01_2012_p42-400663.xml&headline=IsraelUsesSpecialFundsToBoostSpending&channel=defense



Israel continues hunt for source of F-16I contamination:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/israel-continues-hunt-for-source-of-f-16i-contamination-367384/



IDF debates use of white phosphorus shells:

http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=255182



East Africa Is the New Epicenter of America’s Shadow War:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/01/battleground-africa/



US: American's weak health led to Somali rescue:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/01/25/10235052-us-americans-weak-health-led-to-somali-rescue



Hungary extends Gripen lease by ten years:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22926:hungary-extends-gripen-lease-by-ten-years&catid=35:Aerospace&Itemid=107



Czech L-159s: Cheap to Good Home:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/czech-l-159s-cheap-to-good-home-03494/



Russian Military Continue Massive Re-armament:

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%3a52deca41-5846-4788-bc1b-4a8128b7420f&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



RoKAF F-15Ks participate in Red Flag:

http://alert5.com/2012/01/26/rokaf-f-15ks-participate-in-red-flag/



World’s first net-enabled weapon completes developmental testing:

http://www.defencetalk.com/worlds-first-net-enabled-weapon-completes-developmental-testing-40071/



Pentagon Trims JSF, UAVs, But No Big Kills:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/awx/2012/01/25/awx_01_25_2012_p0-417959.xml&headline=PentagonTrimsJSF,UAVs,ButNoBigKills&channel=defense



Air Force Cans Current Global Hawk; Funds Next-Gen Version:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/01/25/pentagon-mothballs-air-force-global-hawk/



MQ-4C’s radar makes first flight:

http://alert5.com/2012/01/26/mq-4cs-radar-makes-first-flight/



Former ISR Chief Calls for More Autonomy in UAVs:

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%3aca1e0ff0-837f-4b24-8e09-acb9eebe7bb9&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Pics of the Day: X-47B From Above:

http://defensetech.org/2012/01/25/pics-of-the-day-x-47b-from-above/



Anonymous Goes After World Governments in Wake of Anti-SOPA Protests:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/01/anonymous-internationalist/



Royal Navy F-35C Concerns Come Into the Open:

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%3ae6e6eb4b-089c-4995-a71a-46f488294ef8&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Raytheon develops flares for satellites:

http://alert5.com/2012/01/26/raytheon-develops-flares-for-satellites/



Pentagon to Request Two New Rounds of Base Closures:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120125/DEFREG02/301250016/Pentagon-Request-Two-New-Rounds-Base-Closures?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Invisibility’s Next Frontier: Scientists Cloak 3-D Objects:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/01/invisible-object/



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