Af/Pak & Other News (4/13/2012)

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Pakistan to deport bin Laden family next week - lawyer:

http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFBRE83C0U220120413



More foreign teams to aid Pakistan avalanche rescue:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gIgj5DjX8Aw1SNJP9zb5SdWK83kQ?docId=CNG.cec75377ec710a8ccd380902fd859fd8.7f1



AFGHANISTAN: Combat Controller Receives Highest Air Force Award:

http://4gwar.wordpress.com/2012/04/11/afghanistan-combat-controller-to-receive-highest-air-force-award/



Australian defence minister has close shave in Kandahar:

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/Australia/Australian-defence-minister-has-close-shave-in-Kandahar/Article1-839436.aspx



Denmark Borrows Dutch Drones:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/134366/denmark-borrows-dutch-drones.html



Iran ships "off radar" as Tehran conceals oil sales:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/13/us-iran-oil-tracking-idUSBRE83C0TS20120413



Al-Qaeda battles to create safe haven in Yemen:

http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIStory_788390.html



Turkey to lease King Air ISR fleet:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/turkey-to-lease-king-air-isr-fleet-370643/




Activists say at least 5 killed as Syrian troops, rebels clash near
Turkey:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/04/13/activists-say-syrian-troops-rebels-clash-near-turkey/



In Egypt, entry of ex-spy chief ups the ante in presidential election:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/04/12/11165351-in-egypt-entry-of-ex-spy-chief-ups-the-ante-in-presidential-election?lite



Coup attempt in G.Bissau, attack on PM's residence:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Coup_attempt_in_GBissau_attack_on_PMs_residence_999.html



LCS Couldn't Survive War With China, But It Could Help Prevent It:
CNO:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/04/12/cno-lcs-couldnt-survive-war-with-china-but-it-can-prevent-one/?icid=trending2



Missiles That Matter:

http://defensetech.org/2012/04/13/the-missiles-that-matter/



After rocket fiasco, N. Korea may test bomb: analysts:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/After_rocket_fiasco_N_Korea_may_test_bomb_analysts_999.html



Canada plans to phase out Air Defence Anti-Tank System:

http://alert5.com/2012/04/13/canada-plans-to-phase-out-air-defence-anti-tank-system/



June Demo Planned for French Scorpion Program:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120412/DEFREG01/304120007/June-Demo-Planned-French-Scorpion-Program?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Pentagon Contract Announcements:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/134381/dod-orders-fast-redesign-of-massive-bomb.html



Future Naval Force May Sail with the Strength of Titanium:

http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=66264



NASA, US Air Force to study joint rocket engine:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/nasa-us-air-force-to-study-joint-rocket-engine-370660/



Air Force Finds Stealthy Way To Restart Alternate Engine Program:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/134380/the-alternate-engine-in-all-but-name%3F.html



Inside the Ring: Counter-space battle craft:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/apr/11/inside-the-ring-counter-space-battle-craft/




SolomonW

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Apr 14, 2012, 10:40:38 AM4/14/12
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On Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:22:57 -0700 (PDT), dump...@hotmail.com wrote:

> After rocket fiasco, N. Korea may test bomb: analysts:
>
> http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/After_rocket_fiasco_N_Korea_may_test_bomb_analysts_999.html

The USSR, rarely announced in advance their space missions, so if the test
failed they had little humiliation. Often a failed mission could be
reinterpreted into a different mission that could be stated to have
succeeded.

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