Af/Pak & Other News (8/20/2012)

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Al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander killed in recent airstrike in Kunar:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/08/al_qaeda-linked_tali_2.php



U.S. plans to beef up rural police forces in Afghanistan:

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-us-afghan-20120818,0,7353887.story



Pakistan blocks cellphone service to millions over terror threat:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/20/13375436-pakistan-blocks-cellphone-service-to-millions-over-terror-threat



Insight: At Guantanamo tribunals, don't mention the "T" word:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27308:insight-at-guantanamo-tribunals-dont-mention-the-qtq-word&catid=54:Governance&Itemid=118



Sukhoi/HAL FGFA to be unveiled in India in 2014:

http://alert5.com/2012/08/20/sukhoihal-fgfa-to-be-unveiled-in-india-in-2014/



Yemen: Destitute, Desperate And Armed:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/yemen/articles/20120820.aspx



Intense fighting rages in Syria's Aleppo, Daraa:

http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Intense-fighting-rages-in-Syria-s-Aleppo-Daraa-3798926.php



Syrian Rebels Step Up Efforts to Get Anti-Aircraft Missiles:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/137735/-syrian-rebels-step-up-efforts-to-get-manpads.html



Russia: Syrian rebels getting lots of Western arms:

http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/08/20/syria-crisis-russia-idINL6E8JK36L20120820



In Syria, group suspected of al-Qaeda links gaining prominence in war
to topple Assad:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/in-syria-group-suspected-of-al-qaeda-links-gaining-prominence-in-war-to-topple-assad/2012/08/19/c7cffd66-ea22-11e1-9ddc-340d5efb1e9c_story.html



Syria rebels ‘aided by British intelligence’:

http://www.defencetalk.com/syria-rebels-aided-by-british-intelligence-44252/




Shin Bet uncovers PFLP cell plotting terror attacks:

http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=281927




Israel Deploys Anti-Rocket Battery Near Egypt Border: Army:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120820/DEFREG04/308200004/Israel-Deploys-Anti-Rocket-Battery-Near-Egypt-Border-Army?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Report: Egypt to send aircraft and tanks into Sinai:

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4270852,00.html



Libya arrests Gadhafi loyalists over Tripoli bombings:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/19/13366037-libya-arrests-gadhafi-loyalists-over-tripoli-bombings?lite



British company to build SA Mamba:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27309:british-company-to-build-sa-mamba&catid=50:Land&Itemid=105



Warlord threatens war on the West:

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/48721615/



In Russia, suicide attack targets police officer's funeral:

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-russia-bombing-20120820,0,2055888.story



Ukraine Cooperates with Russia on $4bln AN-70 Project:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/137752/russia%2C-ukraine-team-to-produce-an_70-airlifter.html



Upgrade for RAF's most famous helicopter:

http://www.channel4.com/news/upgrade-for-rafs-most-famous-helicopter




MoD Unveils Royal Navy’s Future Warships:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/137753/mod-unveils-design-of-future-type-26-ship.html




South Korea, US start major annual military drill:

http://www.defencetalk.com/south-korea-us-start-major-annual-military-drill-44250/



The South China Sea's Gathering Storm:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444184704577587483914661256.html#articleTabs%3Darticle




Up to $84M for 5 Years of MK437 Multi Option Fuze Navy (MOFN):

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/mk437-mofn-naval-fuzes-07508/



DoD Plan for Rapid Cyber Buys Delayed:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120820/DEFREG02/308200002/DoD-Plan-Rapid-Cyber-Buys-Delayed?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Osprey crash blamed on co-pilot:

http://www.dodbuzz.com/2012/08/20/osprey-crash-blamed-on-co-pilot/





Andrew Swallow

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On 20/08/2012 17:33, dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
> Warlord threatens war on the West:
>
> http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/48721615/

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