Af/Pak & Other News (1/16/2013)

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Kashmir crisis: India and Pakistan agree 'de-escalation':

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21048873




Pakistan government digs in as cleric keeps up pressure:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/16/us-pakistan-cleric-idUSBRE90F0WU20130116




Greece Is Bailing Us Out?:

http://nation.time.com/2013/01/16/greece-is-bailing-us-out/




Trouble at the line: Another soldier killed in India-Pakistan
sparring:

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/terrorism-security/2013/0116/Trouble-at-the-line-Another-soldier-killed-in-India-Pakistan-sparring



Pentagon Swears It Won’t Sell Killer Drones to Afghanistan, Just Spy
Ones:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/afghanistan-drones/



Chief Auditor Decries Waste, Fraud in Afghanistan Reconstruction
Spending:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1015



1 Killed In Suicide Attack On Afghan Spy Agency:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=169480860





Military Suicides Top Combat Deaths – But Only Because the Wars Are
Ending:


http://nation.time.com/2013/01/16/military-suicides-top-combat-deaths-but-only-because-the-wars-are-ending/





Latehar lesson: ‘Tactical lapses’ mar CRPF ops:

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/latehar-lesson--tactical-lapses--mar-crpf-ops/1059479/0



Latehar attack: 'Maoists were well-armed carrying LMGs, AK-47s and
even mortars... We were left at their mercy,' says CRPF jawan:

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/maoists-crpf-jawans-latehar-india-today/1/242056.html





Bombers kill more than 35 across Iraq:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/16/us-iraq-violence-idUSBRE90F10520130116



Joint Effort Delivers Iraqi Armed 407 Helicopters to Iraq:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/141724/us-army-delivers-three-armed-407-helos-to-iraq.html




Explosions kill 83 at Syrian university as exams begin:

http://news.msn.com/world/explosions-kill-83-at-syrian-university-as-exams-begin-6



Use It Or Lose It In Syria:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htart/articles/20130116.aspx



Syrian Rebels Find Hearts and Minds Elusive:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/16/world/middleeast/syrian-opposition-finds-hearts-and-minds-are-elusive.html?ref=world&_r=0



U.S. tries to play down media report that Syria used chemical weapons:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/u-s-tries-to-play-down-media-report-that-syria-used-chemical-weapons-1.494212



Syria Dropped Hallucinogen Weapon on Rebels, Secret Cable Says:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/syria-agent-bz/



This Is the Chemical Weapon Reportedly Used by Syria Against its Own
People:

http://gizmodo.com/5976268/this-is-the-chemical-weapon-reportedly-used-by-syria-against-its-own-people




Israeli company: Anti-missile system passes tests:

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middle-east/2013/01/16/israeli-company-anti-missile-system-passes-tests/bLqV3zBfutFGRjqCgl3AJI/story.html



Explosive Allegations against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/16/explosive-allegations-against-israeli-prime-minister-benjamin-netanyahu.html



An Ancient And Still Popular Tradition:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/israel/articles/20130116.aspx





Egypt orders six more C295s :

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29029:egypt-orders-six-more-c295s&catid=35:Aerospace&Itemid=107



Report: Egyptian authorities fear increased attacks by militants in
the Sinai:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2013/01/report_egyptian_authorities_fe.php




Libyans file suit against French tech firm over torture:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Libyans_file_suit_against_French_tech_firm_over_torture_999.html



Libya paid Mauritania $200 million to extradite ex-spy chief: lawyer:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29021:libya-paid-mauritania-200-million-to-extradite-ex-spy-chief-lawyer&catid=3:Civil%20Security&Itemid=113



Italy Closes Consulate in Benghazi After New Attack:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/16/world/africa/italy-closes-benghazi-consulate-after-ambush-attempt.html?ref=world




Qaeda-linked groups says holding 41, including Americans, in Algeria:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/16/us-algeria-kidnap-claim-idUSBRE90F0OQ20130116




Private navy to take on Indian Ocean pirates:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29017:private-navy-to-take-on-indian-ocean-pirates&catid=108:maritime-security&Itemid=233





French ground troops in close-quarter combat with Islamists:

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Jan-16/202458-france-in-direct-combat-in-mali-within-hours.ashx#axzz2I9mq6qvr



Second RAF C-17 Aircraft Departs for Mali Mission:

http://www.defencetalk.com/second-raf-c-17-aircraft-departs-for-mali-mission-46326/



Belgians Support Operation Serval:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:8ea1f804-ab69-450e-843f-fd13f616e618



Shabaab executes French hostage Denis Allex:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2013/01/shabaab_executes_fre.php



Iran Uncovered As The Mystery Merchant Of Death:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htun/articles/20130116.aspx




New £14 Million Contract Boosts RAF Missile Stocks:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/141722/raf-replenishes-brimstone-stocks.html



PICTURE: Kazakhstan receives C295 transports from Airbus Military:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/picture-kazakhstan-receives-c295-transports-from-airbus-military-381122/




Stryker DVH Armored Vehicles for Colombia:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/stryker-dvh-armored-vehicles-for-colombia-08803/




British Choppers For The Philippines:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htproc/articles/20130116.aspx



Russia, Bangladesh seal $1 bln arms deal:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Russia_Bangladesh_seal_1_bln_arms_deal_999.html



Meet the New PLAAF:

http://www.airforce-magazine.com/MagazineArchive/Pages/2013/January%202013/0113PLAAF.aspx



China’s Military Living in “Parallel Universe” – Ford:

http://blogs.defensenews.com/intercepts/2013/01/chinas-military-living-in-parallel-universe-clark/



Japan boosts defence of disputed islands:

http://www.defencetalk.com/japan-boosts-defence-of-disputed-islands-46349/




Viruses infect vital control systems at TWO US power stations:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/01/16/us_power_plant_malware/



DARPA testing of Legged Squad Support System begins:

http://www.militaryaerospace.com/articles/2013/01/darpa-ls3-testing.html



Upgrades to Massive Ordnance Penetrator successful:

http://alert5.com/2013/01/16/upgrades-to-massive-ordnance-penetrator-successful/




Proliferation of Cruise Missiles Sparks Concern About U.S. Air
Defenses:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2013/February/Pages/ProliferationofCruiseMissilesSparksConcernAboutUSAirDefenses.aspx




JCREW 3: Next-Generation Land Mine Jammers Use Power of Network:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/next-generation-land-mine-jammers-will-be-linked-to-network-05880/



Army displays future of ground-vehicle technologies:

http://www.defencetalk.com/army-displays-future-of-ground-vehicle-technologies-46341/



USAF and Lockheed Martin Deliver Next Infrared Surveillance Satellite:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/USAF_and_Lockheed_Martin_Deliver_Next_Infrared_Surveillance_Satellite_999.html



Clear Public Commentary Why the Surface Force of the US Navy is
Hollow:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2013/01/clear-public-commentary-why-surface.html



Navy’s Holy Grail: An ‘Affordable’ Ship:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1022



Air Force surveys industry for unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) for
Eglin test wing:

http://www.militaryaerospace.com/articles/2013/01/Eglin-UUV-support.html




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