Af/Pak & Other News (8/19/2012)

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Drone attacks kill 13 in northern Pakistan:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48717949/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/#.UDFlnKPAjGs



Another Afghan insider shooting as U.S. talks to Karzai:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/19/us-afghanistan-usa-attacks-idUSBRE87I06L20120819



NZealand flags early Afghan exit after three killed:

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/world/14595685/n-zealand-flags-early-afghan-exit-after-three-killed/



ISAF kills Taliban district governor, 'dozens' of fighters in Kunar
airstrikes:

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



Al-Qaeda Suicide Bomber Kills Yemen Militia Chief:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/08/19/Qaeda-suicide-bomber-kills-Yemen-militia-chief



Iraqi Sunni Cleric's Convoy Struck by Bomb:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/iraqi-sunni-clerics-convoy-struck-bomb-17037331#.UDFp8KPAjGs



U.S. says Iraqis help Iran skirt sanctions over nuclear program:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48713945/ns/world_news-the_new_york_times/#.UDFlkKPAjGs



In Iraqi town where Saddam Hussein was captured, the man who hid him
speaks up:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/in-iraqi-town-where-saddam-hussein-was-captured-the-man-who-hid-him-speaks-up/2012/08/15/4802d188-db33-11e1-9745-d9ae6098d493_story.html



Syrian helicopters drop leaflets over Aleppo:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5h4rroIsdFyWNIjwInjAMnLcdkN6g?docId=CNG.cafbe52bbca7884e2da59bc42b7f0fc8.bb1



Turkey crosses Syria border to aid displaced:

http://www.timeslive.co.za/world/2012/08/19/turkey-crosses-syria-border-to-aid-displaced



German Spies Active Off Syria Coast: Report:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120819/DEFREG01/308190004/German-Spies-Active-Off-Syria-Coast-Report?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



IDF updates elite soldiers' captivity training following Gilad
Shalit's debriefing:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/idf-updates-elite-soldiers-captivity-training-following-gilad-shalit-s-debriefing-1.459289



Hamas vows to help secure Sinai border:

http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=526303&version=1&template_id=37&parent_id=17



Deadly car bombs rock Tripoli on first day of Eid:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/19/13360094-deadly-car-bombs-rock-tripoli-on-first-day-of-eid



Helicopter Crash Kills Officials in Sudan:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443855804577598721681138812.html?mod=googlenews_wsj



Ex CIA Agent: Hezbollah Works in Bulgaria Since Mid-80s:

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=142449



Germany allows domestic military ops, ending taboo:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Germany_allows_domestic_military_ops_ending_taboo_999.html



Japanese nationalists land on island claimed by China:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/18/13357362-japanese-nationalists-land-on-island-claimed-by-china?lite



Kongsberg Secures its Position with CROWS III Win:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/crows-videogame-vehicle-real-guns-03651/



Pentagon Struggles to Integrate Smartphones, Create Mobile Workforce:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2012/september/Pages/PentagonStrugglestoIntegrateSmartphones,CreateMobileWorkforce.aspx



JMR Tech Demo Targets Leap in Rotorcraft Capability:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:edc366bc-344f-432d-a03c-0dbaeaf2cd57



MEADS integrates multifunction fire-control radar and awaits test:

http://www.janes.com/products/janes/defence-security-report.aspx?ID=1065970608&channel=defence



USAF Tests New Missions for UAVs:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120819/DEFREG02/308190001/USAF-Tests-New-Missions-UAVs?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Pentagon Procurement Reforms Face Slim Chance of Success:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2012/september/Pages/PentagonProcurementReformsFaceSlimChanceofSuccess.aspx



ACTUV - SAIC's Automated Submarine Stalker:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:f3c18264-f66f-40eb-ab0e-92d9a90f5a7c



New form of carbon observed:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/New_form_of_carbon_observed_999.html



Former US MiG pilot talks with 3rd Operations Group Airmen:

http://www.jber.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123314594




SolomonW

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Aug 20, 2012, 8:21:50 AM8/20/12
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On Sun, 19 Aug 2012 16:53:29 -0700 (PDT), dump...@hotmail.com wrote:

> In Iraqi town where Saddam Hussein was captured, the man who hid him
> speaks up:
>
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/in-iraqi-town-where-saddam-hussein-was-captured-the-man-who-hid-him-speaks-up/2012/08/15/4802d188-db33-11e1-9745-d9ae6098d493_story.html

That man could have made $25 million for betraying Saddam.
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