Af/Pak & Other News (2/2/2012)

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Quietly, NATO Hints It Could Leave Afghanistan Faster:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/nato-afghanistan-faster/



U.S. plans to halt Afghan combat role early, Kabul surprised:

http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE8110FB20120202



Top Pakistan court to charge PM with contempt:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/02/02/10296727-top-pakistan-court-to-charge-pm-with-contempt



Pakistan signals imminent end to NATO blockade:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hpyDuLOXyXDPM90nCBfGIT0vYSRA?docId=CNG.aba64c49e56fcfdf51c30bfb20ce64e9.11



Rogue Cop Threatens Shaky U.S.-Afghan Alliance:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/rogue-cop/



Too Good To Replace:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htweap/articles/20120202.aspx



'3 Idiots' UAV inducted into counter-insurgency operations:

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/223128/3-idiots-uav-inducted-counter.html



Old weapons, new threats fuel India's military build-up:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Old_weapons_new_threats_fuel_Indias_military_build-up_999.html



Iran Plans 127 Percent Defense Budget Increase:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120202/DEFREG04/302020003/Iran-Plans-127-Percent-Defense-Budget-Increase?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Israel says Iran has material for four A-bombs:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/02/us-nuclear-iran-israel-idUSL5E8D23QR20120202



Russia vows to carry on selling arms to Syria's 'brutal, dictatorial
regime':

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46235702/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/



Syria marks anniversary of Hama massacre:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/02/02/syria-marks-anniversary-hama-massacre/



U.S. strike in Yemen sharpens covert war:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/US_strike_in_Yemen_sharpens_covert_war_999.html



Mexico: International gang made Indiana Jones-style bids to rescue
Gadhafi son:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46233170/ns/world_news-americas/



Rival Libyan militias fight gunbattle in capital:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23124:rival-libyan-militias-fight-gunbattle-in-capital&catid=49:National%20Security&Itemid=115



US State Secretary Donates Fighter Jets during Bulgarian Trip:

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=136253



Terror leader with $5 million US bounty on his head reported slain in
Philippines, officials say:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46232542/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/



Just Don't Call it an Insurgency: the Mexican Military Reinvents
Itself:

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%3af7f79230-2339-470d-8945-e2ff95c5a6df&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Kill The Harrier And F-35B:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htmurph/articles/20120202.aspx



BAE Mortar Combines GPS, Canards:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120201/DEFREG01/302010009/BAE-Mortar-Combines-GPS-Canards?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Next-Gen Naval Gunfire Support: The USA’s AGS & LRLAP:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/Next-Gen-Naval-Gunfire-Support-The-USAs-AGS-LRLAP-07171/



HASC Chairman on BRAC: ‘Kill it’:

http://www.dodbuzz.com/2012/02/02/hasc-chairman-on-brac-kill-it/



UAV Swarms Will Change Warfare Forever:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2012/02/uav-swarms-will-change-warfare-forever.html



USAF Reveals Latest X-Plane: X-56A:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/asd/2012/02/01/02.xml&headline=USAF%20Reveals%20Latest%20X-Plane:%20X-56A&channel=defense




Jeffrey Hamilton

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Feb 2, 2012, 5:49:56 PM2/2/12
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dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
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> Rogue Cop Threatens Shaky U.S.-Afghan Alliance:
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> http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/rogue-cop/
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This is an excellent story and well worth the time invested in reading it.

cheers....Jeff


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