Af/Pak & Other News (6/11/2021)

16 views
Skip to first unread message

dump...@hotmail.com

unread,
Jun 11, 2021, 12:40:28 PMJun 11
to
Taliban overrun another crucial Afghan district as fighting escalates

https://warisboring.com/taliban-overrun-another-crucial-afghan-district-as-fighting-escalates/



Afghanistan: A journey through Taliban country

https://www.france24.com/en/tv-shows/reporters/20210611-afghanistan-a-journey-through-taliban-country



Time running out to evacuate Afghans who helped U.S., advocates say

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/time-running-out-to-evacuate-afghans-who-helped-u-s-advocates-say/ar-AAKWCPv









Iran Releases Video It Says Shows One Of Its Warships In The Atlantic For The First Time

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/41017/iran-releases-video-it-says-shows-one-of-its-warships-in-the-atlantic-for-the-first-time



Satellite images show activity at Iran site exposed in Mossad-seized nuke files

https://www.timesofisrael.com/satellite-images-show-activity-at-iran-site-exposed-in-mossad-seized-nuke-files/



Russia is preparing to supply Iran with an advanced satellite system that will boost Tehran’s ability to surveil military targets, officials say

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/russia-is-preparing-to-supply-iran-with-an-advanced-satellite-system-that-will-boost-tehran-s-ability-to-surveil-military-targets-officials-say/ar-AAKVgkS









US offers $3 million for information on Iraq attacks

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1874256/middle-east



Turkey hits second senior PKK official in Iraq camp strike -Anadolu

https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/turkey-hits-second-senior-pkk-official-iraq-camp-strike-anadolu-2021-06-11/









US Sanctions Smugglers Generating Millions of Dollars for Yemen's Houthi Movement

https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/us-sanctions-smugglers-generating-millions-dollars-yemens-houthi-movement




Say Hello to Turkey’s Little Friend: How Drones Help Level the Playing Field

https://warontherocks.com/2021/06/say-hello-to-turkeys-little-friend-how-drones-help-level-the-playing-field/









Syrian Regime Shelling Of Northern Syria Now Joined By Russian Airstrikes

https://www.overtdefense.com/2021/06/10/syrian-regime-shelling-of-northern-syria-now-joined-by-russian-airstrikes/









Ex-Mossad chief signals Israel behind Iran nuclear attacks

https://apnews.com/article/united-nations-iran-middle-east-israel-c90f77c2e4d0b8e1a8ddea741cf6facf



Benjamin Netanyahu out, Naftali Bennett to become Israeli prime minister

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/06/11/world-benjamin-netanyahu-naftali-bennett-israel/7501623417062/









Eastern Libya forces say arrested top Daesh figure

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1825506/middle-east




Main suspect in murder of RFI journalists killed by French strike in northern Mali

https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210611-main-suspect-in-murder-of-rfi-journalists-ghislaine-dupont-and-claude-verlon-killed-by-french-strike-in-northern-mali-france-24



Macron to reduce French military presence in the Sahel

https://www.france24.com/en/tv-shows/eye-on-africa/20210610-macron-to-reduce-french-military-troops-in-teh-sahel




Somalia: Blast kills over 60 Al-Shabab fighters in southern region

https://africa.cgtn.com/2021/06/08/blast-kills-over-60-al-shabab-fighters-in-southern-region/




Anti-Terror ‘Academy’ Set Up in Ivory Coast

https://www.thedefensepost.com/2021/06/11/ivory-coast-anti-terror-academy/




With military victory elusive, W.African nations quietly back talks with Islamists

https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/with-military-victory-elusive-wafrican-nations-quietly-back-talks-with-islamists-2021-06-11/









Ukraine to buy Turkish Aselsan Korkut air defense systems

https://www.armyrecognition.com/defense_news_june_2021_global_security_army_industry/ukraine_to_buy_in_aselsan_korkut_air_defense_system.html



Ukraine, Pakistan Discussing Joint Venture, Technology Transfer Deals

https://www.defenseworld.net/news/29789/Ukraine__Pakistan_Discussing_Joint_Venture__Technology_Transfer_Deals



Russia: Delta Sunset

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htwin/articles/20210611.aspx





Italy Creates Cybersecurity Agency to Protect From Possible Russian 'Interference'

https://www.newsweek.com/italy-creates-cybersecurity-agency-protect-possible-russian-interference-1599809




Germany brings former DDR air defense systems to Arctic Challenge exercise

https://defbrief.com/2021/06/11/germany-brings-former-ddr-air-defense-systems-to-arctic-challenge-exercise/




UK practices for F-35B austere ops

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/uk-practices-for-f-35b-austere-ops



UK extends Merlin operations until 2040

https://www.flightglobal.com/helicopters/uk-extends-merlin-operations-until-2040/144123.article



British warship heads to Black Sea despite Russian warnings

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/british-warship-heads-to-black-sea-despite-russian-warnings/









China, Russia Military Budgets Combined Exceed US Spending, Top General Says

https://www.voanews.com/usa/us-politics/china-russia-military-budgets-combined-exceed-us-spending-top-general-says



China’s nuclear threat to US grows, mainly in the risk of a mishap, experts say

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3136856/chinas-nuclear-threat-us-grows-mainly-risk-mishap-experts-say



China has created a dystopian hellscape in Xinjiang, Amnesty report says

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-57386625





South Korea Is Looking At Building A Way Bigger Carrier Than We Thought

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/41014/south-korea-is-looking-at-building-a-war-bigger-carrier-than-we-thought



South Korea Can Now Build Missiles Able to Reach Beijing, With U.S. Blessing

https://www.wsj.com/articles/south-korea-can-now-build-missiles-able-to-reach-beijing-with-u-s-blessing-11623390978



Investigation into S.Korean KF-16 Accident Pins Blame on Bird Impact

https://www.defenseworld.net/news/29786/Investigation_into_S_Korean_KF_16_Accident_Pins_Blame_on_Bird_Impact





Philippines reveals more details about submarine acquisition plans

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/philippines-reveals-more-details-about-submarine-acquisition-plans/





Japan submarine to visit Philippines, Vietnam

https://www.arabnews.com/world/news/896376?page=2





Cambodia limits US diplomat’s scrutiny of controversial base

https://apnews.com/article/cambodia-ff6c1a2160781e7c292030d2a0884786





All six of Australia's Collins-class submarines to undergo life-of-type extensions

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/all-six-of-australias-collins-class-submarines-to-undergo-life-of-type-extensions










Report: FBI warned of 'credible North Korea threat' to Christopher Ahn

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/06/10/North-Korea-Christopher-Ahn-threat-warning-FBI/6741623340883/



Three Percenters militia members charged in U.S. Capitol attack

https://www.reuters.com/world/us/three-percenters-militia-members-charged-us-capitol-attack-2021-06-10/



Pentagon implements China Task Force recommendations to close gap between DOD priorities and policies

https://warisboring.com/pentagon-implements-china-task-force-recommendations-to-close-gap-between-dod-priorities-and-policies/



Lawmakers Question Navy’s Decision to Abandon Nuclear Cruise Missile

https://news.usni.org/2021/06/10/lawmakers-question-navys-decision-to-abandon-nuclear-cruise-missile



Pentagon renews effort to withhold more unclassified records

https://www.rollcall.com/2021/06/10/pentagon-renews-effort-to-withhold-more-unclassified-records/



DoD wish list seeks more funds to boost Pacific missile defense, weapons cybersecurity

https://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2021/06/10/dod-desires-more-funding-to-boost-missile-defense-in-the-pacific-in-wish-list-to-congress/



‘Hack The Army’ Uncovers 238 Cyber Vulnerabilities

https://breakingdefense.com/2021/06/hack-the-army-uncovers-238-cyber-vulns/



Will Swarms of Underwater ‘Drones’ Make Submarines Obsolete?

https://www.19fortyfive.com/2021/06/will-swarms-of-underwater-drones-make-submarines-obsolete/



U.S. Army moves on to the next phase of next-gen artillery system program

https://defence-blog.com/u-s-army-moves-on-to-the-next-phase-of-next-gen-artillery-system-program/



7.62x51mm Rifles And Miniguns Adapted To Fire Longer-Range Polymer Cased 6.8mm Ammo In Tests

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/40993/7-62x51mm-rifles-and-miniguns-adapted-to-fire-polymer-cased-6-8mm-ammo-in-tests



The Unexpected Case Against Caseless

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htmurph/articles/20210611.aspx



Ellsworth Air Force Base officially selected as first base to receive USAF first operational B-21 Raider Strategic Bombers

https://theaviationgeekclub.com/ellsworth-air-force-base-officially-selected-as-first-base-to-receive-usaf-first-operational-b-21-raider-strategic-bombers/



U.S. Navy test modern counter-UAS technologies aboard USS Shiloh cruiser

https://defence-blog.com/u-s-navy-test-modern-counter-uas-technologies-aboard-uss-shiloh-cruiser/



Drone Used High Power Microwaves To Knock Down Other Drones In DARPA Demo

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/41025/drone-used-high-power-microwaves-to-knock-down-other-drones-in-darpa-demo



Reply all
Reply to author
Forward
0 new messages