Af/Pak & Other News (1/25/2013)

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Illegal copies of Zero Dark Thirty popular in Pakistan:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21153053



Women could serve in combat in Afghanistan:

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Military/2013/0124/Women-could-serve-in-combat-in-Afghanistan?nav=87-frontpage-entryNineItem




Al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander targeted in Kunar raid:

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



Afghan Police: Suicide Bomber Misses NATO, Kills 5:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/afghan-police-suicide-bomber-misses-nato-kills-18310236



Militant clash in Khyber tribal region kills 24:

http://dawn.com/2013/01/25/five-militants-killed-in-ttp-ansarul-islam-clash-in-khyber-tribal-region/



Afghanistan in the Rear-View Mirror:

http://nation.time.com/2013/01/25/afghanistan-in-the-rear-view-mirror/



US blacklists Afghan airline accused of smuggling opium:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21195999




India to launch sub-sonic missile next month:

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-to-launch-subsonic-missile-next-month/article4344332.ece



India & Israel’s Barak SAM Development Project(s):

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/india-israel-introducing-mr-sam-03461/



1st C-17 Airlifter ‘Delivered’ to Indian Officials:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130124/DEFREG03/301240018/1st-C-17-Airlifter-8216-Delivered-8217-Indian-Officials?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Al-Qaida's No. 2 in Yemen succumbs to wounds:

http://news.msn.com/world/al-qaidas-no-2-in-yemen-succumbs-to-wounds



Reports: Arms From Turkey Found in Yemen:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130125/DEFREG04/301250017/Reports-Arms-From-Turkey-Found-Yemen?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Car bombs kill 8 in Syrian Golan as Assad’s regime calls on refugees
to come back home:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/syrian-government-calls-on-dissidents-citizens-who-fled-civil-war-to-return-home/2013/01/25/53a54c80-66c7-11e2-889b-f23c246aa446_story.html




Shin Bet: Rise in attacks from the Sinai in 2012:

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



Israel acquires surplus CH-53 helicopters for spares:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/israel-acquires-surplus-ch-53-helicopters-for-spares-381494/




Tens of Thousands Fill Cairo Square on Anniversary of Egyptian Revolt:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/26/world/middleeast/tens-of-thousands-fill-tahrir-square-on-anniversary-of-egyptian-revolt.html?_r=0





Norway says 2 missing hostages dead in Algeria:

http://news.msn.com/world/norway-says-2-missing-hostages-dead-in-algeria




France orders special forces to protect Niger uranium: source:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29170:france-orders-special-forces-to-protect-niger-uranium-source&catid=49:National%20Security&Itemid=115



Mali crisis: US admits mistakes in training local troops:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21195371




Mohammed al Zawahiri threatens West, condemns Mali intervention:

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



Islamists Destroy Bridge Near Niger Border In Mali:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=170135557



Mali army pushes farthest east toward city of Gao:

http://news.msn.com/world/mali-army-pushes-farthest-east-toward-city-of-gao



French planes destroy Islamist bases in Mali:

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/international/french-planes-destroy-islamist-bases-in-mali/article4343695.ece



"Never leave", shell-shocked Mali residents tell France:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29172:qnever-leaveq-shell-shocked-mali-residents-tell-france&catid=49:National%20Security&Itemid=115



Offiziere.ch: Satellites Observe Mali War:

http://www.warisboring.com/2013/01/22/offiziere-ch-satellites-observe-mali-war/





Somali Militants' Twitter Shut After Death Threat:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/somali-militants-twitter-shut-death-threat-18312323





2 Islamic Caucasus Emirate leaders reported killed in Chechnya:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2013/01/2_islamic_caucasus_emirates_le.php




Night of rioting prompts police response in Azerbaijan:

http://news.msn.com/world/night-of-rioting-prompts-police-response-in-azerbaijan




British sub cleared of sinking French trawler:

http://www.expatica.com/fr/news/french-news/british-sub-cleared-of-sinking-french-trawler_256741.html




Russian air force replacing transports:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Russian_air_force_replacing_transports_999.html




Swedish Gripens fly at Red Flag:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2013/01/saab-jas-39cd-gripen-fighters.html




Russia, China Working On Deal Despite Property Rights Trouble:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130124/DEFREG02/301240021/Russia-China-Working-Deal-Despite-Property-Rights-Trouble?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE





As Deadly Mexican Cartel Loses Control, Heroin and Meth Trafficking
Rise:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/zetas-3/






Photo: Z-10 attack helicopter with ferry tanks:

http://alert5.com/2013/01/25/photo-z-10-attack-helicopter-with-ferry-tanks/



IN FOCUS: Chinese air force not yet a match for Japan's:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/in-focus-chinese-air-force-not-yet-a-match-for-japans-381453/




South Korean rocket launch set for Jan 30:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/South_Korean_rocket_launch_set_for_Jan_30_999.html




China develops deep-sea submarine:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/China_develops_deep-sea_submarine_999.html



Cambodia to buy 12 Z-9 helicopters:

http://alert5.com/2013/01/25/cambodia-to-buy-12-z-9-helicopters/



Vietnam takes delivery of last Spanish-built C212:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/vietnam-takes-delivery-of-last-spanish-built-c212-381484/



The Secret To Having It All:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/china/articles/20130125.aspx





USA Developing New 3DELRR Long-Range Ground Radar:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/usaf-developing-new-3delrr-long-range-radar-05411/



Understanding the Strategic and Tactical Considerations of Drone
Strikes:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/142019/strategic-and-tactical-considerations-of-drone-strikes.html



PBS’ ‘Rise of the Drones’:

http://www.warisboring.com/2013/01/23/pbs-rise-of-the-drones/



Hoss Cartwright Heralds New Era In Warfare: 'No longer do we troll for
trouble; we predict it':

http://defense.aol.com/2013/01/24/hoss-cartwright-heralds-new-era-in-warfare-no-longer-do-we-tro/



Bluefin to Deliver Knifefish Variant to Naval Research Laboratory:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/142012/bluefin-to-deliver-knifefish-variant-to-nrl.html



U.S. is a hotbed of botnet activity, says McAfee:

http://www.zdnet.com/u-s-is-a-hotbed-of-botnet-activity-says-mcafee-7000010344/



11 Body Parts Defense Researchers Will Use to Track You:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/biometrics/



USAF C-17 that landed at wrong airport was carrying Gen. James Mattis:

http://alert5.com/2013/01/25/usaf-c-17-that-landed-at-wrong-airport-was-carrying-gen-james-mattis/



RAF Typhoon FGR4s arrive to train with 1st FW F-22 Raptors:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2013/01/raf-typhoon-fgr4s-arrive-to-tr.html



Here’s How the Military Will Finally Accept (Most) Women in Combat:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/01/women-combat-process/



Ex-CIA man Kiriakou gets 2 ½ years for leaks:

http://www.boston.com/news/nation/2013/01/25/cia-man-kiriakou-gets-years-for-leaks/o0T8pOak7HQ1sQEubQil0N/story.html





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