Af/Pak & Other News (1/17/2013)

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Pakistan's anticorruption board refuses to arrest prime minister, but
cleric keeps pressure on:

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Latest-News-Wires/2013/0117/Pakistan-s-anticorruption-board-refuses-to-arrest-prime-minister-but-cleric-keeps-pressure-on?nav=88-csm_category-topStories



Pakistanis pile bodies outside governor's house in protest:

http://news.msn.com/world/pakistanis-pile-bodies-outside-governors-house-in-protest



Firebrand cleric raises fear of "soft coup" in Pakistan:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/17/us-pakistan-democracy-idUSBRE90G05M20130117



U.S. Military Stops Sending Detainees to Some Afghan Prisons on Rights
Fears:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/17/world/asia/us-military-stops-sending-some-detainees-to-afghan-custody.html



NATO Planners Look to Enduring Force in Afghanistan:

http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=119027



US Envoy Says Taliban Peace Process Stuck:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-envoy-taliban-peace-process-stuck-18236669



Pakistan politician Manzar Imam shot dead in Karachi:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21060050



Tradition Is Killing The Future:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/afghan/articles/20130117.aspx




India mulls huge rise in French Rafale combat jet order, may buy up to
189 jets in multi-billion dollar deal:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/india-mulls-huge-rise-in-french-rafale-combat-jet-order-may-buy-up-to-189-jets-in-multi-billion-dollar-deal/articleshow/18063447.cms




Sixteen killed in third day of deadly Iraq attacks:

http://dawn.com/2013/01/17/sixteen-killed-in-third-day-of-deadly-iraq-attacks/




PM: Turkey to pursue armed Kurdish rebels:

http://news.msn.com/world/pm-turkey-to-pursue-armed-kurdish-rebels




U.S. Shoots Down Secret Report That Syria Used a Hallucinogen Weapon:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/no-chem-weapons-syria/



Syrian activists report 106 killed in raid on civilians, call for UN
action:

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Latest-News-Wires/2013/0117/Syrian-activists-report-106-killed-in-raid-on-civilians-call-for-UN-action?nav=88-csm_category-topStories




FBI director in Libya for Benghazi investigation talks:

http://news.msn.com/world/fbi-director-in-libya-for-benghazi-investigation-talks




Algerian forces launch operation to break desert siege:

http://news.yahoo.com/sahara-hostage-siege-turns-mali-war-global-051628973.html



Some Algeria hostages made to wear explosives -French TV:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29061:some-algeria-hostages-made-to-wear-explosives-french-tv&catid=52:Human%20Security&Itemid=114





How Islamist groups seized control in Mali:

http://news.msn.com/world/how-islamist-groups-seized-control-in-mali



This Is The Arsenal Hitting Mali’s Militants:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/weapons-of-the-mali-war/




Mali towns marked by fighting, airstrikes as France battles Islamist
militants:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/01/17/france-targets-islamist-held-town-in-mali/




Sea piracy falls to 5-year low as Somali gangs retreat:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29048:sea-piracy-falls-to-5-year-low-as-somali-gangs-retreat&catid=51:Sea&Itemid=106




Alleged Russian crime boss killed in Moscow:

http://news.msn.com/world/alleged-russian-crime-boss-killed-in-moscow



Swedish government approves 60-aircraft Gripen E programme:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/swedish-government-approves-60-aircraft-gripen-e-programme-381184/




Hackers Disrupt Mexican Defense Ministry’s Website:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130117/DEFREG02/301170013/Hackers-Disrupt-Mexican-Defense-Ministry-8217-s-Website?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Too Many Targets:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsub/articles/20130117.aspx




This Simple Ship Could Let the Chinese Navy Circle the Globe:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/china-new-oiler/




U.S. Minesweeper Runs Aground in Philippines:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130117/DEFREG03/301170014/U-S-Minesweeper-Runs-Aground-Philippines?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Japan, US fighter planes in joint drill: official:

http://www.defencetalk.com/japan-us-fighter-planes-in-joint-drill-official-46381/




China-Taiwan undersea cable set to open: state media:

http://www.sinodaily.com/reports/China-Taiwan_undersea_cable_set_to_open_state_media_999.html




North Korean crackers hit South Korean hacks:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/01/17/north_korea_cyber_attack_south/




Secret Nuclear Redesign Will Keep U.S. Subs Running Silently for 50
Years:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/secret-sub-design/



Bell Helicopter Delivers 100th H-1 Helicopter to the US Marine Corps:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/141780/bell-delivers-100th-h_1-helicopter-to-marines.html



Rockwell, DARPA Advance In Embedding GPS On Smaller UAV, Items:

http://www.defencetalk.com/rockwell-darpa-advance-in-embedding-gps-on-smaller-uav-items-46365/



Lockheed Martin Receives U.S. Air Force Approval for Sniper Pod Full-
Rate Production Under ATP-SE Program:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/141770/usaf-approves-sniper-improved-atp_se-pod.html



Deception Is Futile When Big Brother’s Lie Detector Turns Its Eyes on
You:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/01/ff-lie-detector/



Raytheon Awarded $12.3 Million Contract tor HARM Upgrade:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/141769/raytheon-wins-harm-upgrade-contract.html



Surveillance Strategy Is ‘Privileged and Confidential,’ FBI Says:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/01/fbi-surveillance-strategy/




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