Af/Pak & Other News (5/26/2013)

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In Afghan Transition, U.S. Forces Take a Step Back:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/26/world/asia/in-afghan-transition-us-forces-take-a-step-back.html?pagewanted=all



Afghan police rescued aid workers trapped in siege:

http://news.yahoo.com/afghan-police-rescued-aid-workers-trapped-siege-170902065.html



Report blames Pakistan politicians, security for anti-Christian riots:

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-South-Central/2013/0526/Report-blames-Pakistan-politicians-security-for-anti-Christian-riots?nav=88-csm_category-topStories



Voter registration process begins in Afghanistan:

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-05/26/c_132409277.htm



Turkistan Islamic Party touts suicide bombings in Afghanistan:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2013/05/turkistan_islamic_pa_3.php





Maoist Attack Kills Dozens in India:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/27/world/asia/maoist-attack-kills-dozens-in-india.html




Face-offs continue; China has built 5km road inside Indian territory:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Face-offs-continue-China-has-built-5km-road-inside-Indian-territory/articleshow/20276993.cms






Iran claims to field 'massive' number of missile launchers:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/05/26/iran-claims-to-field-massive-number-missile-launchers/






Canadian Warship Disrupts Another Narcotics Shipment:

http://www.saherald.co.za/canadian-warship-disrupts-another-narcotics-shipment/






Yemen Making Strides in Transition to Democracy After Arab Spring:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/26/world/asia/yemen-makes-strides-in-transition-to-democracy.html?pagewanted=all






Syria to attend Geneva peace conference, FM says:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/syria-to-attend-geneva-peace-conference-fm-says.aspx?pageID=238&nID=47608&NewsCatID=352



Syria activists look to a grave for evidence against Assad:

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/middleeast/la-fg-syria-chemical-corpse-20130526,0,2449872.story




Rockets Strike Hezbollah’s Beirut Stronghold:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/27/world/middleeast/rockets-strike-hezbollahs-beirut-stronghold.html?pagewanted=all



Hezbollah's vow to fight in Syria worsens Lebanon's Shiite-Sunni
divide:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/26/18507039-hezbollahs-vow-to-fight-in-syria-worsens-lebanons-shiite-sunni-divide?lite




Israeli official denies Russia nixed Syria missile deal:

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2013/05/26/Israeli-official-denies-Russia-nixed-Syria-missile-deal/UPI-39241369571583/





Jordan seeks to deploy patriot missiles on its Syria borders:

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2013/05/26/Jordan-seeks-to-deploy-patriot-missiles-on-its-Syria-borders.html





Niger President Says Attackers Came From Libya:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/niger-president-attackers-libya-19257579#.UaKOzJzchmI





Sagem’s Smart AASM Now Laser-Qualified:

http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/ain-defense-perspective/2013-05-24/sagems-smart-aasm-now-laser-qualified




Russian Defense Ministry orders 6 Be-200:

http://alert5.com/2013/05/26/russian-defense-ministry-orders-6-be-200/




Night 7 in Sweden: Cars ablaze, police attacked as nation debates
immigrant policy:

http://rt.com/news/sweden-riots-police-eu-multiculturalism-805/




Turkish Warship Passed Eight Greek Islands:

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2013/05/26/turkish-warship-passed-eight-greek-islands/





Russian Navy To Upgrade Il-38 Patrol Fleet:

http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/ain-defense-perspective/2013-05-24/russian-navy-upgrade-il-38-patrol-fleet





Colombian government, FARC rebels reach milestone on path to peace:

http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-colombia-farc-peace-talks-accord-20130526,0,4945929.story





Sulu clash; 12 dead
Helicopter Gunships Providing Air Cover For Marines Pursuing Abu
Sayyaf:

http://www.mb.com.ph/article.php?aid=13876&sid=1&subid=1#.UaKJLJzchmJ



Philippines Navy’s second Gregorio del Pilar-class frigate conducts
sea trials:

http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsphilippines-navy-second-gregorio-del-pilar-class-frigate-conducts-sea-trials




Japan Plans More Aggressive Defense:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130526/DEFREG03/305260004/Japan-Plans-More-Aggressive-Defense





Special Report: Why China's film makers love to hate Japan:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/25/us-china-japan-specialreport-idUSBRE94O0CJ20130525






Boeing unveils Phantom Badger:

http://www.janes.com/products/janes/defence-security-report.aspx?ID=1065979470&channel=defence



Air Force Reinstates Crew Sidelined After Nuke Snafu:

http://www.dodbuzz.com/2013/05/24/air-force-reinstates-crew-sidelined-after-nuke-snafu/



Holder Signed Off on Warrant Identifying Fox News Reporter as Criminal
Conspirator:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/05/holder-signed-off-on-warrant/



US Army testing electronic attack capability for Gray Eagle:

http://www.janes.com/products/janes/defence-security-report.aspx?ID=1065979507&channel=defence



Dolphins swim with US Navy submarine in amazing video:

http://now.msn.com/dolphins-swim-with-submarine-uss-minnesota-in-compelling-video





dott.Piergiorgio

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May 27, 2013, 11:54:33 AM5/27/13
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Il 27/05/2013 01:19, dump...@hotmail.com ha scritto:
> Japan Plans More Aggressive Defense:
>
> http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130526/DEFREG03/305260004/Japan-Plans-More-Aggressive-Defense

only one quote suffice:

"Japan should develop its amphibious and pre-emptive strike capability"

I think it's not necessarily a welcome news for USN....

Best regards from Italy,
dott. Piergiorgio.

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