Af/Pak & Other News (6/22/2012)

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Taliban hostage siege at lakeside Kabul hotel leaves at least 23 dead:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/21/12345102-taliban-hostage-siege-at-lakeside-kabul-hotel-leaves-at-least-23-dead?lite



AP sources: US mulls new covert raids in Pakistan:

http://news.yahoo.com/ap-sources-us-mulls-covert-raids-pakistan-081349547.html



Afghan forces learn to read, write before US power transfer:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/47916001/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/



Army research looks at new PTSD treatment:

http://www.defencetalk.com/army-research-looks-at-new-ptsd-treatment-43353/



Panetta: Only a 'small handful' of top al-Qaida targets left:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/22/12352507-panetta-only-a-small-handful-of-top-al-qaida-targets-left?lite



The Plundered Are Restless:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/india/articles/20120622.aspx



Iran: 'Massive cyber attack' detected on nuclear facilities:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/47907780/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/



Baghdad market bombs kill 14, wound more than 100:

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765585179/Baghdad-market-bombs-kill-14-wound-more-than-100.html




Yemenis arrest al Qaeda suspect after major killed:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=26369:yemenis-arrest-al-qaeda-suspect-after-major-killed-&catid=49:National%20Security&Itemid=115




turkish f 4 being shot down by syrian s 300:

http://www.topix.com/forum/world/macedonia/TPT7MUT1D86LULSKG




Syria apologizes for taking down Turkish warplane: Turkish PM:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/syria-apologizes-for-taking-down-turkish-warplane-turkish-pm.aspx?pageID=238&nID=23802&NewsCatID=341



Syrian activists report more defections:

http://www.wgme.com/template/inews_wire/wires.international/3e45f8d3-www.wgme.com.shtml



Snatched and detained: Libya's "jungle law":

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/21/us-libya-detentions-idUSBRE85K0YR20120621




Tornado Computing Power Given A Boost:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/136217/raf-tornados-get-computer-upgrades.html



Piaggio to develop two extended-range special mission versions of P180
business aircraft:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/piaggio-to-develop-two-extended-range-special-mission-versions-of-p180-business-aircraft-373101/



A New Chinese Fighter!? Sigh, No:

http://defensetech.org/2012/06/22/a-new-chinese-fighter-sigh-no/



Veterans claimed Agent Orange was buried at MCAS Futenma, Japan:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/22/veterans-claimed-agent-orange-was-buried-at-mcas-futenma-japan/



Japan Passes Law Permitting Military Space Development:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120622/DEFREG03/306220001/Japan-Passes-Law-Permitting-Military-Space-Development?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Video: Chinese Helo Barely Makes Landing at Sea:

http://defensetech.org/2012/06/21/video-chinese-helo-barely-makes-landing-at-sea/



DoD to Japan: Don’t worry, the Osprey is safe:

http://www.dodbuzz.com/2012/06/22/dod-to-japan-dont-worry-the-osprey-is-safe/



Drones’ Future: Supersonic Swarms of Robot Bugs:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/ff_futuredrones/



Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Joint Threat Emitter for NAS Whidbey
Island:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Northrop_Grumman_Demonstrates_Joint_Threat_Emitter_for_NAS_Whidbey_Island_999.html



Congress: Don't Let Army Botch GCV, The Bradley Replacement:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/06/21/congress-dont-let-army-botch-gcv-the-bradley-replacement/



How I Accidentally Kickstarted the Domestic Drone Boom:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/ff_drones/




New IFV Designs Proliferate For Modern Warfare:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/DT_06_01_2012_p36-459519.xml




Pic of the Day: F-35B Shows Off Its Gun Pod:

http://defensetech.org/2012/06/22/pic-of-the-day-f-35b-shows-off-its-gun-pod/



DefCon: 20 Years of Hackers, Hijinks and Snooping Feds:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/06/defcon-20/




How's the LCS Coming Along?:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:2de4b675-50e4-431d-b1da-3adc6aeb37da





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