Af/Pak & Other News (2/8/2013)

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CIA used ISI facilities in Karachi, says US report:

http://dawn.com/2013/02/07/cia-used-isi-facilities-in-karachi-says-us-report/



Blast near mosque kills 16 in Pakistan's northwest:

http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/02/08/pakistan-blast-idINDEE91708T20130208




Pakistan lost one Saab 2000 Erieye during attack on Kamra airbase:

http://alert5.com/2013/02/08/pakistan-lost-one-saab-2000-erieye-during-attack-on-kamra-airbase/




US drone attacks kill eight in North Waziristan: officials:

http://dawn.com/2013/01/08/us-drone-attacks-kill-eight-in-pakistan-officials/



Almost half of British military kit to be left in Afghanistan:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/9856082/Almost-half-of-British-military-kit-to-be-left-in-Afghanistan.html



MOD Adopts Glock; Takes Stand on Side Arms:

http://www.dodbuzz.com/2013/02/07/mod-adopts-glock-takes-stand-on-side-arms/



Ten militants killed in Orakzai air strikes:

http://dawn.com/2013/02/08/ten-militants-killed-in-orakzai-air-strikes-2/



Despite Missile Integration, Nuke Role Unlikely for Pakistan’s JF-17:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130207/DEFREG03/302070024/Despite-Missile-Integration-Nuke-Role-Unlikely-Pakistan-8217-s-JF-17?odyssey=nav%7Chead



German Bundeswehr to Field Additional Gladius Soldier Systems:

http://defense-update.com/20130208_german-bundeswehr-to-field-additional-gladius-soldier-systems.html



John Brennan: CIA Nomination, Drones, Death And Justice:

http://defense.aol.com/2013/02/07/john-brennan-cia-nomination-drones-death-and-justice/





India’s K-15 Sagarika Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile Completes
Developmental Tests:

http://defense-update.com/20130127_k5_slbm_complete_tests.html



India developing Agni-VI missile capable of carrying multiple
warheads: DRDO chief:

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/india-developing-agnivi-missile-capable-of-carrying-multiple-warheads-drdo-chief/article4392739.ece



Indian Air Force rejects Iron Dome:

http://alert5.com/2013/02/08/indian-air-force-rejects-iron-dome/



Indian air force chief slams HAL trainers:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/aero-india-indian-air-force-chief-slams-hal-trainers-382115/



Rudra Growing Claws:

http://defense-update.com/20130207_rudra-growing-its-claws.html



Hawks Fly Away With India’s Jet Trainer v2 Competition:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/india-to-float-2nd-buy-for-jet-trainers-05340/



India Touts Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing Capabilities:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_02_04_2013_p46-542472.xml





Iran vs. the World :

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2013/02/iran-vs-world.html



Terror charge adds to Hezbollah's problems:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Terror_charge_adds_to_Hezbollahs_problems_999.html



Iraq Bombs Kill 36, Sunnis Stage Protest Rallies:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/officials-10-killed-double-bombing-baghdad-18437044




Yemen demands Iran halt its support of insurgents:

http://news.msn.com/world/yemen-demands-iran-halt-its-support-of-insurgents




Is This the Secret U.S. Drone Base in Saudi Arabia?:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/02/secret-drone-base-2/



US media shines spotlight on self over drone secrets:

http://dawn.com/2013/02/08/us-media-shines-spotlight-on-self-over-drone-secrets/





Pentagon backed plan for U.S. to arm Syrian rebels:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/07/us-usa-syria-pentagon-idUSBRE91613A20130207



Group Says 54 Died in Syria Military Factory Blast:

http://world.time.com/2013/02/08/group-says-54-died-in-syria-military-factory-blast/



Assad's forces try to beat back rebels edging into Damascus:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/08/us-syria-crisis-damascus-idUSBRE9170G720130208





Test Firing Validates David’s Sling Air & Missile Defense System
Maturity:

http://defense-update.com/20130207_test-firing-validates-davids-sling-air-missile-defense-system-maturity.html



Israel to ask U.S. for V-22:

http://alert5.com/2013/02/08/israel-to-ask-u-s-for-v-22/



C-RAM or VSHORAD? Iron Dome Do Both:

http://defense-update.com/20130208_c-ram-or-vshorad-iron-dome-do-both.html




Anti-government protesters march across Egypt:

http://www.timesonline.com/news/world/middle-east/anti-government-protesters-march-across-egypt/article_292f7f41-b07f-58cd-91ed-7f588920f8c1.html




Tunisia Islamists say no new to new government as crisis grows:

http://news.msn.com/world/tunisia-islamists-say-no-new-to-new-government-as-crisis-grows




Militants attack Algerian barracks: report:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Militants_attack_Algerian_barracks_report_999.html




US envoy says France ransoms fed Africa's al-Qaida:

http://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/US-envoy-says-France-ransoms-fed-Africa-s-al-Qaida-4262355.php




Looted Libyan Arms in Mali May Have Shifted Conflict’s Path:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/08/world/africa/looted-libyan-arms-in-mali-may-have-shifted-conflicts-path.html



France and COIN Air Operations in Mali:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/cgi-bin/client/modele.pl?shop=dae&modele=feature&prod=142416&cat=5



French Blitz In Mali:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htarm/articles/20130208.aspx



Paratroops mutiny in Bamako in blow to Mali security efforts:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/08/us-mali-rebels-idUSBRE91708I20130208




How You Can Tell Our Austere, Remote (And Originally Temporary)
Outpost in Djibouti Has Become Permanent:

http://nation.time.com/2013/02/08/how-you-can-tell-our-austere-remote-and-originally-temporary-outpost-in-djibouti-has-become-permanent/




Gunmen Kill Nigeria Women Giving Polio Vaccines:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/witnesses-nigeria-sect-group-attacks-polio-drives-18437814





Upgraded Ruslan Heavy Lifter to Start Testing ‘Soon’:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/142471/upgraded-an_124-to-begin-flight-tests.html




UK MoD Orders Innovative Anti-RPG Armor Kits:

http://www.defencetalk.com/uk-mod-orders-innovative-anti-rpg-armor-kits-46705/



RAF's first Airseeker conversion on track, MoD says:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/rafs-first-airseeker-conversion-on-track-mod-says-382114/




Mobile Radar Optimized to Detect UAVs, Precision Guided Weapons:

http://defense-update.com/20130208_mobile-radar-optimized-to-detect-uavs-precision-guided-weapons.html





China is world's most malware-ridden nation:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/02/07/panda_china_most_infected_pcs/



China, Japan engage in new invective over disputed isles:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/08/us-china-japan-idUSBRE91704220130208



Y-20 Cabin Breaks Up Material Monopoly:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/142470/china%E2%80%99s-y_20-airlifter-widely-uses-composites.html



China To Find A Target-Rich Environment:

http://nation.time.com/2013/02/08/china-to-find-a-target-rich-environment/





Hacker 'botnet' hijacked online searches: Microsoft:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Hacker_botnet_hijacked_online_searches_Microsoft_999.html



Hacker accesses email account of George H.W. Bush:

http://todaynews.today.com/_news/2013/02/08/16897728-hacker-accesses-email-account-of-george-hw-bush?lite



Hard to Believe:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2013/02/hard-to-believe.html




Time to Change the Rules of the Cyber-Security Game:

http://nation.time.com/2013/02/07/time-to-change-the-rules-of-the-cyber-security-game/



Panetta: BRAC back on the table in 2014 Pentagon budget:

http://www.stripes.com/panetta-brac-back-on-the-table-in-2014-pentagon-budget-1.206953



5 Homeland Security ‘Bots Coming to Spy on You (If They Aren’t
Already):

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/02/dhs-drones/



Lockheed claims F-35 kinematics ‘better than or equal to’ Typhoon or
Super Hornet:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/in-focus-lockheed-claims-f-35-kinematics-better-than-or-equal-to-typhoon-or-super-hornet-382078/





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