Af/Pak & Other News (2/24/2012)

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Quran burning: Twelve killed in protests across Afghanistan:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Death-toll-rises-to-24-from-Afghan-anti-US-protests/articleshow/12023359.cms



Pakistan's 'bad boys' - alleged codes behind secret memo:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Pakistans_bad_boys_alleged_codes_behind_secret_memo_999.html



Taliban Suicide Attacks Have Held Steady for Most of the War:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/taliban-suicide-bombers/



Report: Iranian terror cell in Thailand hid bombs in portable radios:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/report-iranian-terror-cell-in-thailand-hid-bombs-in-portable-radios-1.414146



UN team has 'serious concerns' about Iran's nuclear program:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/02/24/10497842-un-team-has-serious-concerns-about-irans-nuclear-program



A U.S.-Iran Conspiracy?:

http://news.yahoo.com/u-iran-conspiracy-094500651.html;_ylt=AhheFqlXqop57EBHqQLRicZvaA8F;_ylu=X3oDMTNxbHBhdWhyBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBXb3JsZFNGBHBrZwNmMDMwMWRjZi03NThjLTMzZmUtOGVlZS1iMTU3ZWU3M2Y2MmMEcG9zAzQEc2VjA3RvcF9zdG9yeQR2ZXIDZTNhNmY4MzAtNWVjZS0xMWUxLTkzZmItYWI3NjY0YjI4MTA3;_ylg=X3oDMTFwZTltMWVnBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAN3b3JsZARwdANzZWN0aW9ucwR0ZXN0Aw--;_ylv=3



Calm Down. Iran’s Missiles Can’t (and Won’t) Hit the East Coast:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/iran-icbm/



Al-Qaeda claims deadly attacks on Iraqi cities:

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2012-02-24/al-qaeda-iraq-attacks/53230178/1



At least 50 killed in Syria as regime pounds rebels:

http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/at-least-50-killed-1360848.html



The Saudis Want to Arm an Insurgency:

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2012/02/24/saudis-insurgency-syria/



Could Chemical Weapons Get The U.S. Involved in Syria?:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/syria-chemical-weapons/



Japan's Air-to-Air Upgrade:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story_generic.jsp?channel=awst&id=news/awst/2012/02/27/AW_02_27_2012_p27-428848.xml&headline=Japan%27s%20Air-to-Air%20Upgrade



How the U.S. Could Pressure North Korea Tomorrow: Quit the $100 Bill:

http://news.yahoo.com/u-could-pressure-north-korea-tomorrow-quit-100-094000585.html



French Mirage 2000D to Assume F-1CR ELINT Capabilities by 2014:

http://defense-update.com/20120224_french-mirage-2000d-to-assume-f-1cr-elint-capabilities-by-2014.html



France Could Loan Rafales to Royal Navy:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/cgi-bin/client/modele.pl?shop=dae&modele=feature&prod=132961&cat=5



Sacré Bleu! French Drone Documents Stolen From Paris Train Station:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/french-drone-docs-stolen/




Stratfor: The myth of the end of terrorism:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23865:stratfor-the-myth-of-the-end-of-terrorism-&catid=49:National%20Security&Itemid=115



AROUND AFRICA: West Africa Drug Trafficking, the Sahel Drought,
Senegal’s Election, Nigerian Violence:

http://4gwar.wordpress.com/2012/02/22/around-africa-west-africa-drug-trafficking-the-sahel-drought-senegals-election-nigerian-violence/



General Atomics tests sense-and-avoid radar:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/general-atomics-tests-sense-and-avoid-radar-368731/



Pressurized Launcher Boosts KC-130J Harvest HAWK Capability:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/133001/armed-kc_130j-gains-new-capabilities.html



AFA: Air Force may sell C-27Js, Block 30 Global Hawks:

http://www.dodbuzz.com/2012/02/24/afa-air-force-may-sell-c-27js-block-30-global-hawks/



Chief of the Army Has Some Harsh Words for His Combat Trucks:

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%3a36feeee0-8a2f-4702-afbd-30d7bea1bf07&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Boeing's 'Hummingbird' Back In The Mix For New Marine Corps Drone:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/02/24/boeings-hummingbird-back-in-the-mix-for-new-marine-corps-dron/



TRACER radar deployed to SOUTHCOM:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/tracer-radar-deployed-to-southcom-368710/


AFA: New bomber program ‘underway’:

http://www.dodbuzz.com/2012/02/24/afa-new-bomber-program-underway/



F-35B Now Flying with AIM-9X and Gun Pod (Pictures):

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%3ae2428ba2-9f16-4be0-90d1-752aa99a673a&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest




Infantrymen Honored with New Coin:

http://kitup.military.com/2012/02/infantrymen-honored-coin.html



Xena the Non-State Maritime Princess:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2012/02/xena-non-state-maritime-princess.html



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