Af/Pak & Other News (11/3/2012)

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Hard winter ahead for troops in Afghanistan:

http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/11/02/14878311-hard-winter-ahead-for-troops-in-afghanistan?lite




For Want of a Night-Targeting System, the War Was Lost:

http://nation.time.com/2012/11/02/for-want-of-a-night-targeting-system-the-war-was-lost/




Suicide bomber kills 6 in northwest Pakistan: police:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5h0ZGOfZbiUwecGEMwe0-9dCrCQKg?docId=CNG.33b25e68ec1c209c13813d8d6b6a817f.321



Roadside bomb kills Afghan district police chief:

http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/2012/11/03/roadside-bomb-kills-afghan-district-police-chief/iqvhwFOQZBiMtsKRd4iphM/story.html



Anti-Taliban commander assassinated in Buner:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/11/ttp_claims_responsib.php



APKWS proves a combat success:

http://www.janes.com/products/janes/defence-security-report.aspx?ID=1065972995&channel=defence




Judges put temporary ban on Afghan prisoner transfers:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/9652320/Judges-put-temporary-ban-on-Afghan-prisoner-transfers.html




Pakistan's Military: Infiltration by the Hizbut Tahrir?:

http://www.defpro.com/news/details/40903/?SID=ae68adf7b19caea864742283bd5ca252




As foreigners go, Afghan city is feeling abandoned:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49672504/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/#.UJWStIbAjGs



Bombs Away: Will Afghanistan’s Artillerymen Learn How to Shoot Right?:

http://world.time.com/2012/11/01/bombs-away-will-afghanistans-artillerymen-learn-how-to-shoot-right/




UK details 335-strong UAV force in Afghanistan:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/uk-details-335-strong-uav-force-in-afghanistan-378493/



Weapons found in biscuit boxes in Yemen:

http://www.news24.com/World/News/Weapons-found-in-biscuit-boxes-in-Yemen-20121103



Turkey to ask NATO to deploy Patriots:

http://alert5.com/2012/11/03/turkey-to-ask-nato-to-deploy-patriots/



Turkey To Return 3 Aerostar UAVs to Israel:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20121103/DEFREG04/311030003/Turkey-Return-3-Aerostar-UAVs-Israel?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Syrian rebels attack air base to secure north-south corridor:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/03/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE88J0X720121103



Analysis: US loses patience with Syria opposition group:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/11/02/14877313-analysis-us-loses-patience-with-syria-opposition-group?lite



Syrian tanks enter demilitarized zone bordering Israel, first time in
4 decades:

http://www.startribune.com/world/177088011.html?refer=y



Hezbollah under fire, but Lebanon hold is tight:

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_21922177/hezbollah-under-fire-but-lebanon-hold-is-tight



U.S. Commandos Were Too Late to Stop Libya Attack (But Might Avenge
It):

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/sigonella/



Shabaab suicide bombers attack restaurant in Mogadishu:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2012/11/shabaab_suicide_bombers_attack_1.php



Photo: First flight of Shenyang J-15S twin-seat carrier-borne fighter:

http://alert5.com/2012/11/03/photo-first-flight-of-shenyang-j-15s-twin-seat-carrier-borne-fighter/



U.S. Navy Zeros in on Requirements for Carrier-Based Drone for Long-
Range Recon & Strike:

http://www.defpro.com/news/details/40897/?SID=ae68adf7b19caea864742283bd5ca252



Navy makes its case for new boomers:

http://defensetech.org/2012/11/02/navy-makes-its-case-for-new-boomers/



Air Force to Switch Training Horses?:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:cf6950d7-0b12-4fe4-be32-00e2a1e63661



Bell’s new 525 Relentless moves into initial production:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/bells-new-525-relentless-moves-into-initial-production-378498/



JLENS Helps Kill Iranian Boat Swarms, Cruise Missiles But Does Army
Care?:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/11/02/jlens-helps-kill-iranian-boat-swarms-cruise-missiles-but-does-a/




Grantland

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Nov 4, 2012, 12:19:45 PM11/4/12
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Bombs Away: Will Afghanistan’s Artillerymen Learn How to Shoot Right?:

http://world.time.com/2012/11/01/bombs-away-will-afghanistans-artillerymen-learn-how-to-shoot-right/

Can't aim mortars?? In MOUNTAIN COUNTRY???

BWAhahahahaha!

I give 'em 6 months, tops.

WHAT A COLOSSAL WASTE!

Grantland
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