Af/Pak & Other News (8/16/2012)

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Taliban attack major Pakistan air base; 10 killed:

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/1242613--taliban-attack-major-pakistan-air-base-10-killed



Seven U.S. troops among 11 dead in Afghan helicopter crash:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-afghanistan-helicopterbre87f0ig-20120816,0,6559334.story



Up to 25 Shiites dragged off bus and shot dead in Pakistan:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/16/13312565-up-to-25-shiites-dragged-off-bus-and-shot-dead-in-pakistan?lite



Yemen: 62 Troops to Be Tried Over Ministry Attack:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/yemen-62-troops-ministry-attack-17017311




Saudi seeks to equip King Air 350ER with Link-16 capable ISR Suites:

http://alert5.com/2012/08/16/saudi-seeks-to-equip-king-air-350er-with-link-16-capable-isr-suites/



22 killed in pre-Eid Iraq attacks:

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/afp/22-killed-in-pre-eid-iraq-attacks/538756



Air strike kills over 30 as OIC suspends Syria:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Air_strike_kills_over_30_as_OIC_suspends_Syria_999.html



Syria rebels 'to turn to Qaeda if West fails them':

http://www.france24.com/en/20120816-syria-rebels-turn-qaeda-west-fails-them



Syrian Rebels Put Captured Iranian Drones on YouTub:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/syria-iran-drones/



Lebanon grapples with Syria violence spillover:

http://www.france24.com/en/20120816-lebanon-grapples-with-syria-violence-spillover



Stratfor: Targeting tribal leaders: A new militant tactic in Sinai:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27265:targeting-tribal-leaders-a-new-militant-tactic-in-sinai&catid=3:Civil%20Security&Itemid=113



Nigerian Navy believed to be buyer of three Shaldag fast patrol boats:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27264:nigerian-navy-believed-to-be-buyer-of-three-shaldag-fast-patrol-boats&catid=108:maritime-security&Itemid=233



Germany arrests four over Iran exports:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Germany_arrests_four_over_Iran_exports_999.html



Russia Puts 4th S-400 Air Defense Regiment on Combat Duty:

http://www.defencetalk.com/russia-puts-4th-s-400-air-defense-regiment-on-combat-duty-44244/



Belgian F-16 crashes after bird collision: defence ministry:

http://sg.sports.yahoo.com/news/belgian-f-16-crashes-bird-151452658.html



Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange:

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/16/world/americas/ecuador-assange/?hpt=hp_t2



Yi-Tian mobile air defense system for People’s Liberation Army Navy
Marine Corps?:

http://alert5.com/2012/08/16/yi-tian-mobile-air-defense-system-for-peoples-liberation-army-navy-marine-corps/#more-18176



Chinese carrier seen with J-15 Flanker copy onboard:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2012/08/chinese-carrier-seen-with-j-15.html



Manchu Missile Launch:

http://freebeacon.com/manchu-missile-launch/



Korea: Conscripts and Smart Phones Are A Deadly Combination:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htmoral/articles/20120816.aspx



This 3D-Printed Exoskeleton Could One Day Turn You Into a Cyborg:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/3d-print/



The Biggest D.C. Spy Scandal You Haven’t Heard About (Part One):

http://pjmedia.com/blog/the-biggest-d-c-spy-scandal-you-havent-heard-about-part-one/?singlepage=true



The Biggest D.C. Spy Scandal You Haven’t Heard About (Part Two):

http://pjmedia.com/blog/the-biggest-d-c-spy-scandal-you-havent-heard-about-part-two/



Fin Failure Dooms Third X-51A Flight:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/awx_08_15_2012_p0-486354.xml



Stealthy, Tiny, Deadly, Global: The Drone Revolution’s Next Phase:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/next-gen-drones/




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