Af/Pak & Other News (8/8/2012)

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Three NATO troops killed in double suicide attack in Afghanistan:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/three-nato-troops-killed-in-double-suicide-attack-in-afghanistan/2012/08/08/fd8e2e44-e146-11e1-ae7f-d2a13e249eb2_story.html



US sweetens proposal for return of Taliban prisoner Bowe:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/08/13174814-reuters-sources-us-sweetens-proposal-for-return-of-taliban-prisoner-bowe-bergdahl?lite



SAS troops won't return to Afghanistan:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/7438518/SAS-troops-won-t-return-to-Afghanistan



Not Fade Away Fast Enough:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htterr/articles/20120808.aspx



Brain, Damaged: Army Says Its Software Mind Is ‘Not Survivable’:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/software-brain-not-survivable/




Less Money, More Bureaucracy: Military Robotics After Afghanistan:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/08/08/less-money-more-bureaucracy-military-robotics-after-afghanista/




Afghan civilian casualties down first time in 5 years:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hq2GcEJoL-vvZ5yC9vn7qU7VsvCg?docId=CNG.89466ee5f7249e9ff5ed6d21899eb4b4.c1




India commissions INS Baaz to counter China's moves in Indian Ocean:

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-07-31/india/32961050_1_kamorta-air-station-andaman



Navy chief says Indian Ocean is priority, not South China Sea:

http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/navy-chief-says-indian-ocean-is-priority-not-south-china-sea/482661/



Yemen foils Qaeda plot, seizes 40 explosive belts:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/08/us-yemen-militants-idUSBRE8770TV20120808




US kills AQAP bombmaker, 9 fighters in pair of strikes in Yemen:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/08/us_kills_aqap_bombma.php



Syrian troops push back rebels in Aleppo offensive:

http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/08/08/us-syria-crisis-idINBRE8610SH20120808




Satellite images show Syria's bombardment of Aleppo, Amnesty says:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/08/13175514-satellite-images-show-syrias-bombardment-of-aleppo-amnesty-says?lite



Russian general denies reports he was killed by rebels in Syria:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/russian-general-denies-reports-he-was-killed-by-rebels-in-syria-1.456796




Israel: Hezbollah smuggled explosives into Israel:

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middle-east/2012/08/08/israel-hezbollah-smuggled-explosives-into-israel/AjQJnbB4NmL9AOTC3b2T8J/story.html




Egypt moves to seal Gaza tunnels after border attack:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27164:egypt-moves-to-seal-gaza-tunnels-after-border-attack&catid=87:border-security&Itemid=188



Egypt launches attacks on militants in first Sinai airstrikes in
decades:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/08/13181140-egypt-launches-attacks-on-militants-in-first-sinai-airstrikes-in-decades



Israel to revamp intel-gathering process in Sinai:

http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=280440



Sinai attack was backed by Gaza mortar fire: Egypt army:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Sinai_attack_was_backed_by_Gaza_mortar_fire_Egypt_army_999.html



Red Cross attacked with rockets, grenades in Libya:

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-08-05/news/sns-rt-us-libya-crossbre8740jn-20120805_1_misrata-benghazi-libyan-port



Algeria orders six Super Lynx helicopters:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27167:algeria-orders-six-super-lynx-helicopters&catid=35:Aerospace&Itemid=107



Baltic Shipyard to build new large nuclear-powered icebreaker (Project
22220 LC-60YA):

http://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=552



Australia not buying ALQ-99 for Growlers, will borrow instead:

http://alert5.com/2012/08/08/australia-not-buying-alq-99-for-growlers-will-borrow-instead/



Increasingly outspoken military alarms China's leaders:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48563506/ns/world_news-the_new_york_times/




RIMPAC and China:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2012/08/rimpac-and-china.html




Interpol issues notice for arrest of Sea Shepherd founder:

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/displayarticle.asp?xfile=data/international/2012/August/international_August243.xml&section=international&col=



NATO Worker Accused of Espionage at U.S. Air Base:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/08/nato-worker-accused-of-espionage-at-u-s-air-base/



US Marines Use TerraMax UGV Technology to Prepare for Future Missions:

http://www.defencetalk.com/us-marines-use-terramax-ugv-technology-to-prepare-for-future-missions-44125/



Air Force Still Not Opening Up About F-22 Safety Problems:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/137564/usaf-still-not-opening-up-about-f_22-safety-problems.html



Unmanned Little Bird demonstrates autonomous takeoffs and landings on
ship:

http://alert5.com/2012/08/08/unmanned-little-bird-demonstrates-autonomous-takeoffs-and-landings-on-ship/



Nuclear Bomb’s Cost Increases Draw Congressional Scrutiny:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_08_06_2012_p36-482516.xml



Boeing Demos Expanded Control of Unmanned Aircraft Swarm:

http://www.defencetalk.com/boeing-demos-expanded-control-of-unmanned-aircraft-swarm-44111/



Raytheon demonstrates successful warhead and guidance system test of
Pyros:

http://alert5.com/2012/08/08/raytheon-demonstrates-successful-warhead-and-guidance-system-test-of-pyros/




Army's LEMV Surveillance Airship Flies:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:b16d951c-82be-42df-a54e-48ff6318442c



Is This a Super-Secret Stealth Helicopter … Or a Hollywood Fake?:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/movie-prop-or-stealth/




Andrew Swallow

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Aug 8, 2012, 3:27:46 PM8/8/12
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On 08/08/2012 17:33, dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
> NATO Worker Accused of Espionage at U.S. Air Base:
>
> http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/08/nato-worker-accused-of-espionage-at-u-s-air-base/

Customer not revealed. So who is spying on the USA and NATO these days?

Andrew Swallow

Dean Markley

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Aug 8, 2012, 3:42:49 PM8/8/12
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Russia, China, Iran....

Rich Johnson

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Aug 8, 2012, 4:34:06 PM8/8/12
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On Aug 8, 4:27 pm, Andrew Swallow <am.swal...@btinternet.com> wrote:
> On 08/08/2012 17:33, dumpst...@hotmail.com wrote:
>
> > NATO Worker Accused of Espionage at U.S. Air Base:
>
> >http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/08/nato-worker-accused-of-...
>
> Customer not revealed.  So who is spying on the USA and NATO these days?
>
> Andrew Swallow

The usual suspects, Russia, China and France. Our local one seems to
have worked for the Russians or so rumour would have it

see

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2012/01/17/ns-security-charges-halifax-hearing.html

or for the wrap challenged

http://tinyurl.com/7s62u65

for some info on it

Rich
Enfield NS
Canada

Andrew Chaplin

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Aug 8, 2012, 5:23:56 PM8/8/12
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Dean Markley <dama...@gmail.com> wrote in
news:91c06f74-2492-4481...@googlegroups.com:
> Russia, China, Iran....

... Israel, India and anyone else who might have an interest that could
conflict, and even some who don't.
--
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Daryl

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Aug 8, 2012, 6:09:27 PM8/8/12
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On 8/8/2012 3:23 PM, Andrew Chaplin wrote:
> Dean Markley <dama...@gmail.com> wrote in
> news:91c06f74-2492-4481...@googlegroups.com:
>
>> On Wednesday, August 8, 2012 3:27:46 PM UTC-4, Andrew Swallow wrote:
>>> On 08/08/2012 17:33, dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
>>>
>>>> NATO Worker Accused of Espionage at U.S. Air Base:
>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>> http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/08/nato-worker-accused-of-
>>>> espionage-at-u-s-air-base/
>>>
>>> Customer not revealed. So who is spying on the USA and NATO these
>>> days?
>>
>> Russia, China, Iran....
>
> ... Israel, India and anyone else who might have an interest that could
> conflict, and even some who don't.
>

The true answer to that answer would be "All of the Above" but
the smart ones just take a congress critter to lunch.

Daryl



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Bob Martin

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Ask yourself who the USA spies on!
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