Af/Pak & Other News (1/19/2013)

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Official: Pakistan to Free More Afghan Detainees:

http://world.time.com/2013/01/19/official-pakistan-to-free-more-afghan-detainees/



Afghan army has deficiences but it's getting there, says Nato general:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/9803413/Afghan-army-has-deficiences-but-its-getting-there-says-Nato-general.html



U. S. nuclear component reaches Pakistan via China:

http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/is-pakistan-buying-us-nuclear-components-from-china/article4323435.ece



Greek parts discovery prolongs life of Bofors cannon on US AC-130
gunships:

http://www.janes.com/products/janes/defence-security-report.aspx?ID=1065975296&channel=defence



The Cure That Is Worse Than The Disease:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/india/articles/20130119.aspx




Russia offers BMP-3 Infantry Combat Vehicles (ICV) to India:

http://defense-update.com/20130114_russia-offers-bmp-3-infantry-combat-vehicles-icv-to-india.html




Syrian pilot defects, uses jet to bomb army positions:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/syrian-pilot-defects-uses-jet-to-bomb-army-positions-1.494944



Syria Troops, Rebels Fight Near Bases in Northeast:

http://world.time.com/2013/01/19/syria-troops-rebels-fight-near-bases-in-northeast/




Non-lethal chemical weapons used in Syria, Le Monde says:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/19/us-syria-chemical-newspaper-idUSBRE90I0JV20130119





IDF Reservists in Operation Pillar of Defense: Highly Motivated,
Poorly Protected:

http://www.israeldefense.com/?CategoryID=483&ArticleID=1914




Libya defence minister caught in firefight, unhurt:

http://www.france24.com/en/20130119-libya-defence-minister-caught-firefight-unhurt




Details emerge in militant takeover, rescue operation at Algeria gas
field:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/18/16590460-details-emerge-in-militant-takeover-rescue-operation-at-algeria-gas-field?lite



Algeria hostage crisis: Britons used as bait and then executed during
bloody gas plant attack:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/algeria/9813540/Algeria-hostage-crisis-Britons-used-as-bait-and-then-executed-during-bloody-gas-plant-attack.html



Algeria: 32 militants killed, with 23 hostages:

http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/world/2013/01/19/1847785/



Nigerien jihadist identified as commander of Algerian hostage
operation:

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



Algeria hostage crisis: raid followed risky Russian siege tactics:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/algeria/9812043/Algeria-hostage-crisis-raid-followed-risky-Russian-siege-tactics.html




French special forces a lifeline for Mali soldiers:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jis1nV0sk3MAOW8zyeMo3zvDp8oQ?docId=CNG.b13ded9289e5f21d1bc5dbe35b038129.741



2,000 French troops now in Mali: Defence minister:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/2/9/62824/World/International/,-French-troops-now-in-Mali-Defence-minister.aspx




Gas pistol pointed at Bulgaria party leader:

http://news.yahoo.com/gas-pistol-pointed-bulgaria-party-leader-164346128.html;_ylt=AgiAca4tx4PeU1l5_cAAmRdvaA8F;_ylu=X3oDMTNyM245aG1wBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBXb3JsZFNGBHBrZwM0MGI1NmJkNC1hZGY4LTMzYjktOTRlMi0yNzhjYmQwMGE4YmQEcG9zAzE3BHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyAzAxNWNkYTgwLTYyN2UtMTFlMi05YmZmLTI1MzJiNjcxNDE0OQ--;_ylg=X3oDMTFqOTI2ZDZmBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAN3b3JsZARwdANzZWN0aW9ucw--;_ylv=3




Panetta Touts U.S.-U.K. Aircraft Carrier Cooperation Effort:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130119/DEFREG02/301190021/Panetta-Touts-U-S-U-K-Aircraft-Carrier-Cooperation-Effort?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



X-38 missile deployed by Russian Air Force:

http://alert5.com/2013/01/19/x-38-missile-deployed-by-russian-air-force/




China's maritime disputes:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2013/01/chinas-maritime-disputes.html



Taiwan Working On New ‘Cloud Peak’ Missile:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130118/DEFREG03/301180021/Taiwan-Working-New-8216-Cloud-Peak-8217-Missile?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



As Tibetan burnings increase, China seizes residents, TVs, goes on
propaganda offensive:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/01/18/as-tibetan-burnings-increase-china-seizes-residents-tvs-goes-on-propaganda/



Photo: YJ-12 supersonic anti-ship missile revealed:

http://alert5.com/2013/01/19/photo-yj-12-supersonic-anti-ship-missile-revealed/



US Navy: Ship Stuck in Philippines Used Faulty Map:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-navy-ship-stuck-philippines-faulty-map-18256512




Navy’s New Ship Can’t Shake Off the Naysayers:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1029



Navy wants railguns for missile defense:

http://defensetech.org/2013/01/18/navy-railguns-future-is-in-missile-defense/



Sikorsky, Boeing Team to Offer Next Generation Medium Helicopter to
the US Army:

http://defense-update.com/20130119_sikorsky-boeing-team-to-offer-next-generation-medium-helicopter-to-the-us-army.html



Lines Blur Between Military, Civilian Firearms:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1025



Pratt & Whitney delivers last Raptor engine:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2013/01/pratt-whitney-delivers-last-ra.html



Air Force Cyber-Operations Wing to Go on Hiring Binge:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1026



F-35B grounded after fueldraulic line failure:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/f-35b-grounded-after-fueldraulic-line-failure-381264/



Contracts Highlight Growing Role of Video Game Training:

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



Solace For The Shot Down:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htecm/articles/20130119.aspx



Shipbuilder Proposes New Landing Platform Dock Variant to Navy:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1030





dott.Piergiorgio

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Jan 19, 2013, 9:42:33 PM1/19/13
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Il 20/01/2013 01:45, dump...@hotmail.com ha scritto:
> Details emerge in militant takeover, rescue operation at Algeria gas
> field:
>
> http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/18/16590460-details-emerge-in-militant-takeover-rescue-operation-at-algeria-gas-field?lite

I'm wrong or there's the photo of a wounded Asian (Japanese ?) with a
colorful tattoo (Yakuza ??)

If I'm correct, not only Algerian gov't/military ought to give
explanations..

Best regards from Italy,
dott. Piergiorgio.

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