Af/Pak & Other News (12/9/2012)

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Dec 9, 2012, 8:15:33 PM12/9/12
Colorado doc Dilip Joseph rescued by U.S. and Afghan forces after
Taliban capture:

After 10 years of Karzai's rule, has life improved in Afghanistan?:

Pakistan's largest city rocked by wave of violence:

US drone strike kills another al Qaeda commander in North Waziristan:

Protesters Attack Iranian Consulate In Herat:

This Is For Your Own Good:

Yemen security chief tells Iran to stop backing rebels:,0,2522536.story

Saudi says foreign group behind cyber-attacks:

Netherlands to deploy two Patroit systems to Turkey:

View from northern Syria: Rebels control countryside, open roads:

Activists: 9 Syrian Judges Defect:

As Syria's rebels close in, Assad has three options:

Syrian Rebels Fear Chemical Warfare:

North Lebanon clashes leave 17 dead:

Israel has waged 'secret war' to track Syria WMD:

IDF arrests 2 PA intelligence officers in Hebron:

Experts: Gaza War Changed Face of Mideast Conflicts:|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

UAV Tested for Assorted Defense Projects:

IDF soldiers, Palestinian police clash in Hebron:

IDF: Hamas trying to activate W. Bank sleeper cells:

Morsi’s Concessions Fail to Quiet His Opponents in Egypt:

CIA moved swiftly to scrub, abandon Libya facility after attack,
source says:

How The Seychelles Became Toxic For Pirates:

Georgia details nuke investigations:

Russia works to fix satellite's off-target orbit:

USAF Hopes Bulk Rocket Purchase Will Save Billions:

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USAF to develop new cruise missile:

'Jane's' jihad: The FBI visits, a murder plot's wheels are set in

Andrew Swallow

Dec 9, 2012, 9:50:20 PM12/9/12
On 10/12/2012 01:15, wrote:
> CIA moved swiftly to scrub, abandon Libya facility after attack,
> source says:

Within eight hours of the initial attack on the United States'
diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, the CIA decided to scrub and
abandon rather than protect its annex, a military intelligence source
told Fox News.

The Benghazi consulate, where Ambassador Christopher Stevens and Foreign
Service Officer Sean Smith were killed, was never secured in the same
way. As recently as Nov. 1, six weeks after the terrorist attack and
nearly a month after an FBI team briefly collected evidence there,
Foreign Policy magazine reported its journalists had found sensitive
documents at the consulate, which included unsent memos about
“troubling” surveillance by Libyan security guards.

So the CIA got out and covered their tracks.

Exactly who do the 'Libyan security guards' work for?

Andrew Swallow

David E. Powell

Dec 26, 2012, 11:17:22 AM12/26/12
More news about the Benghazi mess dropping the day after Christmas, interesting timing there with most people busy in the US.



"The four officials supposedly out of jobs because of their blunders in the run-up to the deadly Benghazi terror attack remain on the State Department payroll — and will all be back to work soon, The Post has learned.

The highest-ranking official caught up in the scandal, Assistant Secretary of State Eric Boswell, has not “resigned” from government service, as officials said last week. He is just switching desks. And the other three are simply on administrative leave and are expected back."
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