Af/Pak & Other News (3/14/2012)

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dump...@hotmail.com

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Mar 14, 2012, 12:18:40 PM3/14/12
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Reports: Video shows US soldier wearing shawl, surrendering after
Afghanistan massacre:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/14/10680253-reports-video-shows-us-soldier-wearing-shawl-surrendering-after-afghanistan-massacre



U.S. defense chief in Afghanistan as bombs kill 9:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/14/us-afghanistan-idUSBRE82B1F820120314



Bloodless Money:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/afghan/articles/20120314.aspx



Marines asked to disarm before Panetta speech:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/14/10684063-marines-asked-to-disarm-before-panetta-speech



Here’s Where the Afghan Massacre Was Launched:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/03/zangabad-massacre/



The price of a life? In Afghanistan, it's as little as $210:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-afghanistan-compensationbre82d0mn-20120314,0,1789005.story



How To Motivate Voters:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htterr/articles/20120314.aspx



Kyrgyzstan to U.S.: No Extension of Manas Deal:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120313/DEFREG02/303130003/Kyrgyzstan-U-S-No-Extension-Manas-Deal?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Turkey sold mini UAVs to Qatar:

http://alert5.com/2012/03/14/turkey-sold-mini-uavs-to-qatar/



US urged to cancel Russia arms deal over Syria:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/US_urged_to_cancel_Russia_arms_deal_over_Syria_999.html



Israel Accelerates Missile Defenses:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/awst/2012/03/12/AW_03_12_2012_p28-433309.xml&headline=IsraelAcceleratesMissileDefenses&channel=defense



Polish Air Force, IAF hold joint training in Negev:

http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=261852



Signs are al-Qaida is on the move again:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Signs_are_al-Qaida_is_on_the_move_again_999.html



Second of three Sigma frigates transferred to Royal Moroccan Navy:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=24360:second-of-three-sigma-frigates-transferred-to-royal-moroccan-navy&catid=51:Sea&Itemid=106



George Clooney under fire in the Sudan: 'Everyone just started
running':

http://todayentertainment.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/14/10682624-george-clooney-under-fire-in-the-sudan-everyone-just-started-running



Thailand Nixes Second-Hand U206 Submarine Deal:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/Thailands-New-Second-Hand-Submarines-06817/



Canada: Minister Raises Prospect of Nixing Controversial F-35 Fighter
Jet Purchase (excerpt):

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/133537/canada-could-drop-f_35-procurement%2C-preparing-%E2%80%98plan-b%E2%80%99%3A-minister.html



Why is Russia's new supersonic biz-jet concept painted camouflage?:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2012/03/why-is-russias-new-supersonic.html



Killing Drug Cartel Bosses Isn’t Working, Says Top U.S. General:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/03/cartel-general/



On-Demand Satellite Imagery Envisioned for Frontline Warfighters:

http://www.defencetalk.com/on-demand-satellite-imagery-envisioned-for-frontline-warfighters-40904/



The Air Force's Global Hawk Spy Drone:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/133536/global-hawk-unit-costs-exceed-%24211m.html



I spy Boeing's Phantom Eye:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2012/03/i-spy-boeings-phantom-eye.html




William Black

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Mar 14, 2012, 12:26:51 PM3/14/12
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On 14/03/12 16:18, dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
> Reports: Video shows US soldier wearing shawl, surrendering after
> Afghanistan massacre:
>
> http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/14/10680253-reports-video-shows-us-soldier-wearing-shawl-surrendering-after-afghanistan-massacre
>

'Shawl'.

There are a dozen different types of Souyth Asian shawl and all have
different significances from political to sexual to military/macho/group
or clan allegiance.



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