Af/Pak & Libya News (10/16/2011)

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Afghanistan launches probe into torture allegations:

http://news.yahoo.com/afghanistan-launches-probe-torture-allegations-202526330.html;_ylt=Akn7hvz.6Ad6cxDnXDHNQ8sBxg8F;_ylu=X3oDMTQyb2xoZXBjBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBXb3JsZFNGIEFzaWFTU0YEcGtnAzY2OGNiYTM4LTE0OWQtM2JmYS05MjQ2LWFlMTAyMjljYzA0YQRwb3MDMQRzZWMDdG9wX3N0b3J5BHZlcgMxOGFmOTQ3MC1mODM1LTExZTAtYWY3Yi1lMTRkYTA1NDJmNTY-;_ylg=X3oDMTFvODAybTAwBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAN3b3JsZHxhc2lhBHB0A3NlY3Rpb25z;_ylv=3



Holding The Passes Until Winter:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htinf/articles/20111016.aspx



US drone strike in Pakistan kills 3 Egyptians:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h-MalF_LgNloNg-Pb0p-BaVTHUlw?docId=939b2a506b654669bac49276e1677f41



Afghan governor survives Taliban attack:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/afghan-governor-survives-taliban-attack/2011/10/16/gIQAN73HoL_story.html



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Libya news:



Libyans bulldoze Gadhafi's Tripoli compound:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44921536/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/#.Tps9QrIxiIw



Libya's Bani Walid "liberated:" official:

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2011-10/17/c_131194884.htm



Tornado Goes Out Fighting:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htairfo/articles/20111016.aspx



IAF gets lowdown on the Royal Air Force’s Libya op:

http://www.hindustantimes.com/IAF-gets-lowdown-on-the-Royal-Air-Force-s-Libya-op/Article1-758069.aspx



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And, in other news:



Thousands of Tunisians rally against extremism:

http://news.yahoo.com/thousands-tunisians-rally-against-extremism-165659621.html;_ylt=AjaXPz_ku2GueGzjzolqE8ULewgF;_ylu=X3oDMTQ5bzZvN3JpBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBXb3JsZFNGIE1pZGRsZUVhc3RTU0YEcGtnAzE5ZDViMGExLTU3Y2QtMzViNi1hNThhLTdmYWZiMjUzYTAyZQRwb3MDMTcEc2VjA3RvcF9zdG9yeQR2ZXIDMmNkYmM5ZTAtZjgxOC0xMWUwLWJmNWUtMDVkNmY2ZTg5NjIx;_ylg=X3oDMTF2Y3Y5NDF0BGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAN3b3JsZHxtaWRkbGUgZWFzdARwdANzZWN0aW9ucw--;_ylv=3



Kenya helicopter crashes; push into Somalia begins:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44921859/ns/world_news-africa/#.Tps9LbIxiIw



Gunmen kill two senior Iraqi officers:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Gunmen_kill_two_senior_Iraqi_officers_999.html



Japan's aging air force plans major overhaul:

http://news.yahoo.com/japans-aging-air-force-plans-major-overhaul-051857054.html;_ylt=Agkofq9q4tasmbn5yBCGj1hvaA8F;_ylu=X3oDMTRhZWwxYmhyBGNjb2RlA3ZzaGFyZWFnMgRtaXQDVG9wU3RvcnkgV29ybGRTRgRwa2cDYmY5OTM1OTMtNTFlYS0zYmViLTkwY2QtNzY1ODYxYzQyY2RjBHBvcwM1BHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyA2Y3MThlZmIwLWY3YjYtMTFlMC1iYjNkLTBhZmZjMTU0YTcxYg--;_ylg=X3oDMTJuYTNhNG1mBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDNWU4OTRhNjctNzg0Zi0zYTFiLWFhNjEtYzViMWNlNDZhOTFjBHBzdGNhdAN3b3JsZARwdANzZWN0aW9ucw--;_ylv=3



Arab League to discuss suspending Syria:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44922025/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/#.Tps8ybIxiIw



As Syria Conflict Continues, More Weapons Smuggled In:

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=7969300&c=MID&s=LAN



Subs may serve attack, guided-missile functions:

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2011/10/navy-dual-use-submarines-attack-guided-missile-101511w/



DARPA: Star Wars Next Generation Combat Vehicle:

http://kitup.military.com/2011/10/darpa-star-wars-next-generation-combat-vehicle.html



HMS Edinburgh ordered to point missiles away from Michelle Obama’s
hotel:

http://alert5.com/2011/10/16/hms-edinburgh-ordered-to-point-missiles-away-from-michelle-obamas-hotel/



Emotions high ahead of Israel-Hamas prisoner swap:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44920735/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/#.Tps8vrIxiIw

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