Af/Pak & Other News (6/7/2021)

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He spent years at war in Afghanistan. Now he commands the U.S. withdrawal.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2021/06/07/afghan-war-general-miller/



Afghan troops suffer 'shockingly high' casualties as violence mounts

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/afghan-troops-suffer-shockingly-high-casualties-violence-mounts-2021-06-07/



U.N. report cites new intelligence on Haqqanis’ close ties to al Qaeda

https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/06/u-n-report-cites-new-intelligence-on-haqqanis-close-ties-to-al-qaeda.php



Taliban Demand 'Remorse' From Fearful Afghan Interpreters

https://www.barrons.com/news/taliban-demands-remorse-from-fearful-afghan-interpreters-01623049212



Germany to ship army beer home from Afghanistan

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57386704










Indian navy to float $6 billion tender for six submarines

https://www.defensenews.com/global/asia-pacific/2021/06/07/indian-navy-to-float-6-billion-tender-for-six-submarines/









Iran cleric who founded Hezbollah, survived book bomb, dies

https://apnews.com/article/hezbollah-lebanon-iran-middle-east-health-fb9f3d81c9386ca6bdc574219b65e248



IAEA head: Iran hasn’t answered questions on uranium find

https://apnews.com/article/europe-united-nations-middle-east-iran-business-775f8d578c92d33f7083e731ef037e55



US and Europe dismiss IAEA warning in hope of reviving Iran nuclear deal

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/07/us-and-europe-dismiss-iaea-warning-in-hope-of-reviving-iran-nuclear-deal









Top Kurdish Official Killed in Turkish Operation in Iraq: Erdogan

https://www.thedefensepost.com/2021/06/07/top-kurdish-official-killed-turkish-operation/









Yemen's Socotra, isolated island at strategic crossroads

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/yemen-s-socotra-isolated-island-at-strategic-crossroads/ar-AAKLTMb




Turkish armed forces to receive 118 T129 Atak helicopters

https://www.airrecognition.com/index.php/news/defense-aviation-news/2021/june-2021/7364-turkish-armed-forces-to-receive-118-t129-atak-helicopters.html









Is Egypt planning to retake control of the Gaza Strip?

https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/is-egypt-planning-to-retake-control-of-gaza-670332









Chinese Mercenaries in Africa

https://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/chinese-mercenaries-africa




Mali: Another Coup Against Previous Coup

https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/mali/articles/20210607.aspx




Ethiopia’s ambitions to have a naval power

https://navalpost.com/ethiopias-ambitions-to-have-a-naval-power/




Burkina Faso: Islamist groups target civilians in 'cycle of vendettas'

https://www.france24.com/en/africa/20210607-burkina-faso-islamist-groups-target-civilians-in-cycle-of-vendettas









MH17 trial moves to crucial merits phase, examining evidence

https://apnews.com/article/europe-trials-1f10a794aaa8297897a4e6464b925238





Kyrgyzstan Armed Forces Mi-8 Helicopter Crashes In The Alay District

https://fighterjetsworld.com/latest-news/aircraft-crash/kyrgyzstan-armed-forces-mi-8-helicopter-crashes-in-the-alay-district/25987/




Is Latvia the Next NATO Nation to Order Bayraktar TB2 Drones?

https://www.defenseworld.net/news/29744/Is_Latvia_the_Next_NATO_Nation_to_Order_Bayraktar_TB2_Drones_




US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft has successfully launched Harpoon missiles for the first time in Europe

https://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/naval-news/naval-news-archive/2021/june/10258-us-navy-p-8a-poseidon-aircraft-has-successfully-launched-harpoon-missiles-for-the-first-time-in-europe.html




British carrier heads to sea with Apache gunships

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/british-carrier-heads-to-sea-with-apache-gunships/



Close call between jet carrying top UK official and suspected drone

https://dronedj.com/2021/06/07/close-call-between-jet-carrying-top-uk-official-and-suspected-drone/









China Is Turning Its Water-Scarcity Crisis into a Weapon

https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/06/china-is-turning-its-water-scarcity-crisis-into-a-weapon/



Chinese Navy is more dangerous with YJ-18 missile

https://navalpost.com/chinese-becomes-more-dangerous-with-yj-18-missile/



China Furious Over U.S. Senators' Trip to Taiwan, Says It Could Embolden Separatist Forces

https://www.newsweek.com/china-furious-over-us-senators-trip-taiwan-says-it-could-embolden-separatist-forces-1598146





Taiwan to test US 105mm cannons for Clouded Leopard M2 armored vehicle project

https://www.armyrecognition.com/defense_news_june_2021_global_security_army_industry/taiwan_to_tests_us_105mm_cannons_for_clouded_leopard_m2_armored_vehicle_project.html





U.N. nuclear watchdog sees indications of plutonium work in North Korea

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-nuclear-iaea/un-nuclear-watchdog-sees-indications-of-plutonium-work-in-north-korea-idUSKCN2DJ12P





South Korea's Moon orders task force after military sexual assault, suicide

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/06/07/skorea-Moon-Jae-in-military-task-force-sexual-assault-suicide/7781623053024/





Vietnam to procure T-6 to boost pilot training

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/vietnam-to-procure-t-6-to-boost-pilot-training





Australian F-35As fly with full weapons loadout for first time

https://defbrief.com/2021/06/07/australian-f-35as-fly-with-full-weapons-loadout-for-first-time/










New NASA chief doesn't think UFOs are an optical illusion, according to interview

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/06/05/nasa-wants-learn-more-ufos-bill-nelson-says-interview/7560223002/



Cyberattacks on US targets are ‘here to stay,’ says US commerce secretary

https://warisboring.com/cyberattacks-on-us-targets-are-here-to-stay-says-us-commerce-secretary/



Phones and fitness devices that make it easier to track US troops are a new headache for special operators overseas

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/phones-and-fitness-devices-that-make-it-easier-to-track-us-troops-are-a-new-headache-for-special-operators-overseas/ar-AAKMUmz



Pentagon’s Accelerating ‘Connect-Everything’ Effort Hinges on Uncertain Cloud Program

https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2021/06/pentagons-accelerating-connect-everything-effort-hinges-uncertain-cloud-program/174528/



Pentagon Budget 2022: US Space Force expanding M-Code GPS capability

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/pentagon-budget-2022-us-space-force-expanding-m-code-gps-capability



Jeff Bezos and his brother, Mark, will travel to space on Blue Origin's first human flight on July 20

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2021/06/07/jeff-bezos-brother-going-space-blue-origins-first-human-flight/7581343002/



The Army's Legendary Little Bird Might Be Flying Away for Good

https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a36622558/army-little-bird-helicopter-replacement/



Marines: Return Of The RIF

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htamph/articles/20210607.aspx



These Are The Best Images Ever Of The World's Most Secretive 737

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/40915/these-are-best-images-ever-of-the-worlds-most-secretive-737



Anticipating War With China, The U.S. Air Force Is Fanning Out Across The Pacific

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2021/06/07/anticipating-war-with-china-the-us-air-force-is-spreading-across-the-pacific/



U.S. Air Force successfully completes tests of swarming munitions, but their future is unclear

https://www.defensenews.com/air/2021/06/07/us-air-force-successfully-completes-tests-of-swarming-munitions-but-their-future-is-unclear/



The F-35 Stealth Fighter Could Soon Be Much Cheaper

https://www.19fortyfive.com/2021/06/the-f-35-stealth-fighter-could-soon-be-much-cheaper/



Questions About Costs, Force Mix Could Spell Trouble for F-35A

https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2021/6/7/questions-about-costs-force-mix--could-spell-trouble-for-f-35a



The MQ-25 Performs The First Aerial Refueling Between An Unmanned Tanker And Manned Receiver Aircraft

https://theaviationist.com/2021/06/07/mq-25-first-refuel/



Boeing to provide upgrades to airborne anti-submarine warfare (ASW) sonar system aboard Navy's P-8A Poseidon

https://www.militaryaerospace.com/sensors/article/14204668/antisubmarine-warfare-asw-sonar-airborne



Navy Targets Early FY 2022 For First Freedom Class Littoral Combat Ship Fix

https://www.forbes.com/sites/craighooper/2021/06/07/navy-targets-early-fy-2022-for-first--freedom-class-littoral-combat-ship-fix/



Cost Estimates for Lead Boat in Columbia-class Program Grow by $637M

https://news.usni.org/2021/06/07/cost-estimates-for-lead-boat-in-columbia-class-program-grow-by-637m



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