Af/Pak & Other News (9/5/2012)

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Hundreds of Afghan soldiers detained, fired over 'links with
insurgents':

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/05/13676338-hundreds-of-afghan-soldiers-detained-fired-over-links-with-insurgents?lite



Pentagon says book on bin Laden raid contains classified data, Navy
SEAL leader condemns book:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/pentagon-says-ex-seal-book-on-bin-laden-raid-contains-classified-information/2012/09/04/022120ec-f6b9-11e1-a93b-7185e3f88849_story.html



Germany, Pakistan commit to dialogue on security issues:

http://www.defencetalk.com/germany-pakistan-commit-to-dialogue-on-security-issues-44435/



Afghanistan and Iran sign deal giving land-locked Afghanistan access
to major seaport:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/afghanistan-and-iran-sign-deal-giving-land-locked-afghanistan-access-to-major-seaport/2012/09/05/7e876466-f759-11e1-a93b-7185e3f88849_story.html



Afghanistan business owners foresee collapse of "artificial" economy
when NATO leaves:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503543_162-57506391-503543/afghanistan-business-owners-foresee-collapse-of-artificial-economy-when-nato-leaves/



Pakistan, Afghanistan, US discuss safe passage for Taliban leaders to
join peace talks:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/pakistan-afghanistan-us-discuss-safe-passage-for-taliban-leaders-to-join-peace-talks/2012/09/05/dbecd148-f76f-11e1-a93b-7185e3f88849_story.html



We Don't Want Your Kind Here:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htterr/articles/20120905.aspx



Perfume of War: Iran Makes Musk to Conceal Troops:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/perfume/



France calls for tighter Iran sanctions:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/France_calls_for_tighter_Iran_sanctions_999.html




Ex-CIA Chief Says Only U.S. Can KO Iran Nuke Sites:

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/foreign-policy/item/12717-ex-cia-chief-says-only-us-can-ko-iran-nuke-sites



US officials: Iran supplying Syrian military via Iraqi airspace:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48906447/ns/world_news-the_new_york_times/




Drone strike kills 5 Qaeda militants: Yemen official:

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/RestOfAsia/Drone-strike-kills-5-Qaeda-militants-Yemen-official/Article1-924962.aspx



Eight dead in north Iraq attacks:

http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/09/05/236173.html



Rebels attack Syrian military airport, say shot down jet:

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/09/05/uk-syria-crisis-jet-idUKBRE8840VO20120905




Fatah al Islam emir killed while waging jihad in Syria:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/09/fatah_al_islam_emir.php




Violence rages as envoy says Syria toll 'staggering':

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Sep-05/186795-19-killed-as-syrian-troops-batter-aleppo-activists.ashx#axzz25bxOpULw



Qatar's Jazeera site hacked by Syria's Assad loyalists:

http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/technolog/qatars-jazeera-site-hacked-syrias-assad-loyalists-978415



Syria: Kill Them All Again:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/syria/articles/20120905.aspx



Gunmen kill Palestinian security chief in West Bank:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/gunmen-kill-palestinian-security-chief-in-west-bank-1.462940




Higher-Altitude Arrow Design To Show Its Potential:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_09_03_2012_p40-490727.xml




USAF deploys to Egypt for exercise:

http://alert5.com/2012/09/05/usaf-deploys-to-egypt-for-exercise/



Egypt replaces tanks with armoured vehicles in Sinai:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27545:egypt-replaces-tanks-with-armoured-vehicles-in-sinai&catid=49:National%20Security&Itemid=115




Justice at last? Gaddafi’s former spy chief and Lockerbie bombing
'mastermind' is handed over to Libyan authorities:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2198646/Justice-Gaddafi-s-spy-chief-Lockerbie-bombing-mastermind-handed-Libyan-authorities.html



Turkmenistan stages first ever naval war games:

http://www.arabnews.com/node/423171



Russia's Sukhoi Superjet-100 Completely Hopeless (excerpt):

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/138142/russia-reduces-aerospace-ambitions-and-%E2%80%9Ccompletely-hopeless%E2%80%9D-sukhoi-superjet.html



International Manhunt Launched for Bomber’s Mystery Accomplice:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/09/international-manhunt-launched-for-bombers-mystery-accomplice/



France's SAFRAN fined 500,000 euros for Nigeria bribery:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/frances-safran-fined-500000-euros-for-nigeria-bribery.aspx?pageID=238&nid=29457



China’s Defence Minister in India: Raising Military Relations to the
Next Level?:

http://idsa.in/issuebrief/ChinasDefenceMinisterinIndiaRaisingMilitaryRelationstotheNextLevel



LCS's Little Sister, JHSV, Finishes Navy Trials; A Clean Sweep:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/09/04/lcss-little-sister-jhsv-finishes-navy-trials-a-clean-sweep/



Viper Strike scored direct hits against high speed vehicles:

http://alert5.com/2012/09/05/viper-strike-scored-direct-hits-against-high-speed-vehicles/



Small Northrop Unit Pursues New Manned, Unmanned Work:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_09_03_2012_p42-490982.xml



A bad day at the office: U-2-style:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2012/09/a-bad-day-at-the-office-u-2-st.html



Flying The Osprey Is Not Dangerous, Just Different: Veteran Pilots:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/09/05/flying-the-osprey-is-not-dangerous-just-different-veteran-pilo/



Nowhere to Hide: Secret Spy Sat Agency Plans Unblinking Array:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/new-space-gear/



Secret JLTV Bidder Unveiled:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120904/DEFREG02/309040011/Secret-JLTV-Bidder-Unveiled?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



New Sidewinder Tweaks:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htairw/articles/20120905.aspx




For Armstrong, The Drama Went Far Beyond Apollo:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_09_03_2012_p32-490952.xml




How a fake science-fiction film helped save six Americans from being
held hostage in Iran:

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/cowboys_aliens_GEU7t26Rd19Z7on0DNYC6L




Jeffrey Hamilton

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Sep 6, 2012, 2:42:46 PM9/6/12
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dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
>
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> How a fake science-fiction film helped save six Americans from being
> held hostage in Iran:
>
> http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/cowboys_aliens_GEU7t26Rd19Z7on0DNYC6L

This is a really interesting story and I had no idea this actually happened.
I most definately will look out for the movie.

cheers....Jeff


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