Af/Pak & Other News (9/13/2012)

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Pakistan drawing ever closer to China: PM Ashraf:

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-17439-Pakistan-drawing-ever-closer-to-China-PM-Ashraf




Video Games Train Troops To Find, Mark IEDs:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120912/DEFREG02/309120002/Video-Games-Train-Troops-Find-Mark-IEDs?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Afghanistan orders YouTube block over anti-Islam film-sources:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-film-protestsafghanistan-youtube-20120913,0,1505225.story




ISAF targets al Qaeda-linked Taliban commanders in Ghazni raids:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/09/isaf_targets_al_qaed_5.php




Top General Denies Blocking Probe Into ‘Auschwitz-Like’ Hospital:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/caldwell-dawood/




A (Former) SEAL Speaks Out...About (Former) SEALs Speaking Out:

http://nation.time.com/2012/09/12/a-former-seal-speaks-out-about-former-seals-speaking-out/




Less Jogging, More Weightlifting:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:62896b8c-6076-42f3-9c1c-42b050b6be7d




Potential Hawk Order to Expand India Footprint:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/138371/india-close-to-ordering-20-bae-hawk-jet-trainers.html




Yemen protesters repelled after storming US Embassy:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/13/13840461-yemen-protesters-repelled-after-storming-us-embassy?lite




Yemen: Al Qaeda Fleeing UAVs For Safety In Syria:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/yemen/articles/20120913.aspx



Syria envoy in capital as Assad forces pound rebels:

http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCABRE88C0WC20120913



Warplanes pound Aleppo as Syria rebels advance:

http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2012/9/13/reutersworld/1209132213-warplanes-pound-aleppo-as-syria-rebels-&sec=reutersworld




IAI changes technology for Heron TP wing construction:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/iai-changes-technology-for-heron-tp-wing-construction-376326/



Israel Touts Unmanned Ground Vehicle Operations:

http://www.defencetalk.com/israel-touts-unmanned-ground-vehicle-operations-44528/




Israel in talks to increase C-130J order:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/israel-in-talks-to-increase-c-130j-order-376313/




Egypt's Mursi condemns embassy attack, protesters clash:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-egypt-protestbre88c0bp-20120913,0,2784735.story



Egypt's Morsi Using 1979 Iran's Playbook:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/12/egypt-s-morsi-using-1979-strategy-of-iran-s-khomeini.html



US embassies step up security after Libya attack:

http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2019140580_apembassiessecurity.html




What Happened in Benghazi Was a Battle:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/libya-fast-team/




U.S. says Benghazi was "complex attack", no word on attackers:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49009255/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/us-says-benghazi-was-complex-attack-no-word-attackers/



Benghazi, Cairo, and the "New" Force Protection Reality:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2012/09/benghazi-cairo-and-new-force-protection.html



U.S. Drones Never Left Libya; Will Hunt Benghazi Thugs:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/libya-drone-war/



US officials say 2 warships moving toward Libya:

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/us-officials-say-pentagon-moving-2-warships-toward-libyan-coast



Diplomat Killed in Libya Told Fellow Gamers: Hope I ‘Don’t Die
Tonight’:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/vilerat/




US, allies set to launch anti-mine naval exercises:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h4yhjqukX8Qo4CUuGLgqrROv1X2g?docId=7e076416a94e487baf15d4a9e54c3a0b




Kenya minister charged, sacked over deadly land clashes:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-kenya-clashestrial-update-1pixl5e8kcn03-20120912,0,4047016.story



Brazil offers retired Hercules transports to South Africa:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27676:brazil-offers-retired-hercules-transports-to-south-africa-&catid=35:Aerospace&Itemid=107



ILA: Cassidian plans further tests with Barracuda UAV:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ila-cassidian-plans-further-tests-with-barracuda-uav-376416/




RAF Force Protection Wing Trials the New Foxhound Armoured Vehicle:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/138353/raf-trials-new-foxhound-armoured-vehicle.html



RNLAF F-16s And Luftwaffe F-4s Versus Russian Bears:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:a98ec144-6c46-455f-8531-82c075dc316d



ILA: German air force details success during Red Flag exercise:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ila-german-air-force-details-success-during-red-flag-exercise-376410/



Goalkeeper CIWS for sale. Made in Netherlands, not China:

http://alert5.com/2012/09/13/goalkeeper-ciws-for-sale-made-in-netherlands-not-china/



Merging Torpedos:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:3f422d10-be99-4ee9-b644-15f1de2507b7



PICTURES: Serbian air force marks centenary:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/pictures-serbian-air-force-marks-centenary-376315/



France to Develop MALE UAV with Germany, Not UK:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/138370/france-to-develop-male-uav-with-germany%2C-not-uk.html



First Production A400M Flight Slated For Early 2013:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/awx_09_12_2012_p0-494377.xml



UK MoD receives first upgraded Puma HC2:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/uk-mod-receives-first-upgraded-puma-hc2-376448/



Submarines: The Cocaine Boats Head For Europe:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsub/articles/20120913.aspx



Weighing the defence implications of BAE-EADS consolidation:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/weighing-the-defence-implications-of-bae-eads-consolidation-376455/



Mexican Navy says captures top drug boss "El Coss":

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/13/us-mexico-gulfcartel-idUSBRE88C05D20120913




Exelis Completes Flight Testing For Chilean Electronic Warfare System:

http://www.defencetalk.com/exelis-completes-flight-testing-for-chilean-electronic-warfare-system-44525/



Taiwan to start production of Wan Chien in 2014:

http://alert5.com/2012/09/13/taiwan-to-start-production-of-wan-chien-in-2014/




U.S. Marines and the South China Sea

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:ad26936b-4104-47c0-9770-e838af33e347




The Carrier Dilemma: How Many is Enough?:

http://thediplomat.com/flashpoints-blog/2012/09/12/the-carrier-dilemma-how-many-is-enough/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+the-diplomat+%28The+Diplomat+RSS%29



Expeditionary Warfare Update: Littoral Combat Ship:

http://www.defencetalk.com/expeditionary-warfare-update-littoral-combat-ship-44517/



Report recommends cost-effective plan to strengthen US defense against
ballistic missile attacks:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Report_recommends_cost_effective_plan_to_strengthen_US_defense_against_ballistic_missile_attacks_999.html



Raytheon pushes swarm boat weapon:

http://defensetech.org/2012/09/12/raytheon-pushes-swarm-boat-weapon/



Lawmakers Rap Steps Taken To Improve Nuke Site Security:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120912/DEFREG02/309120005/Lawmakers-Rap-Steps-Taken-Improve-Nuke-Site-Security?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Congress report warns: drones will track faces from the sky:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/13/congress_warns_on_drones/



House Approves Sweeping, Warrantless Electronic Spy Powers:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/09/house-approves-spy-bill/



Video link: F-22 made emergency landing at MCAS Iwakuni:

http://alert5.com/2012/09/13/video-link-f-22-made-emergency-landing-at-mcas-iwakuni/



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