Af/Pak & Other News (10/6/2012)

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US: Haqqani Tie to Afghan Insider Attacks Possible:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-suspects-haqqani-tie-afghan-insider-attacks-17408220#.UHCzLFHAjGt



Imran Khan's Pakistan anti-drone drive halts for night:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19854297



Life and war in Afghanistan: October 2012:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/life-and-war-in-afghanistan-october-2012/2012/10/06/4ecefd9e-0f35-11e2-a310-2363842b7057_gallery.html#photo=1



IAI Harop to enter service with Indian Air Force next year:

http://alert5.com/2012/10/06/iai-harop-to-enter-service-with-indian-air-force-next-year/



Shaher: Iran’s new crew-served “sniper rifle”:

http://kitup.military.com/2012/10/shaher-irans-crew-served-sniper.html



HMS Diamond foils F-15 'attack':

http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/TrainingAndAdventure/HmsDiamondFoilsF15attack.htm



Yemeni troops foil attack on base used by US drones:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2012/10/yemeni_troops_foil_attack_on_b.php



Iraq: No One Escapes From The Grave:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/iraq/articles/20121006.aspx



Turkey detains 2 in connection with killings in Libya:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49309660/ns/world_news-the_new_york_times/#.UHC1mlHAjGt



Syria vows to 'crush' rebels, launches new attacks:

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middle-east/2012/10/06/syria-vows-crush-rebels-launches-new-attacks/oKde9L3ylGggaajrKvypAO/story.html



Al Nusrah Front released photos of execution of Syrian soldiers:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2012/10/al_nusrah_front_released_photo.php



Warplanes Batter Syria's Homs as Turkey Returns Fire:

http://www.turkishweekly.net/news/143134/warplanes-batter-syria-39-s-homs-as-turkey-returns-fire-.html




Arms blasts kill Hezbollah fighters in east Lebanon:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Arms_blasts_kill_Hezbollah_fighters_in_east_Lebanon_999.html





IAF shoots down UAV in northern Negev:

http://www.jpost.com/VideoArticles/Video/Article.aspx?id=286845




Obama Weighs Retaliation for Attacks in Benghazi, Libya, That Killed
Chris Stevens:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/10/05/obama-weighs-retaliation-for-attacks-in-benghazi-libya-that-killed-chris-stevens.html



Email Shows State Department Rejecting Request of Security Team at US
Embassy in Libya:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/email-shows-state-department-rejecting-request-of-security-team-at-us-embassy-in-libya/



Iranian relief workers in Libya freed:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-libya-hostages-iranbre8950cd-20121006,0,7360706.story



Madagascar seeks buyers for 'Air Force II':

http://news.malaysia.msn.com/business/madagascar-seeks-buyers-for-air-force-ii-3



UK MoD seeks Casevac service provider for Kenyan exercises:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/uk-mod-seeks-casevac-service-provider-for-kenyan-exercises-377310/



French police kill terrorism suspect and arrest 11 in nationwide
raids:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/9591892/French-police-kill-terrorism-suspect-and-arrest-11-in-nationwide-raids.html



Russian, Central Asian Pilots in Air Defense Drills:

http://en.ria.ru/world/20121005/176418344.html



DCNS to unveil new FREMM Frigate variant, updated BRAVE supply ship
design at Euronaval 2012:

http://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=644




Pentagon plans to deploy F-35 to Japan:

http://alert5.com/2012/10/06/pentagon-plans-to-deploy-f-35-to-japan/



Okinawans “Trying To Down Osprey With Kites”:

http://www.sankakucomplex.com/2012/10/06/okinawans-trying-to-down-osprey-with-kites/




Official: North Korean soldier kills two officers, defects to South:

worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/06/14254337-official-north-korean-
soldier-kills-two-officers-defects-to-south?lite



South Korean Army team visits 159th Combat Aviation Brigade to
evaluate Apache:

http://alert5.com/2012/10/06/south-korean-army-team-visits-159th-combat-aviation-brigade-to-evaluate-apache/



The Navy’s New Class of Warships: Big Bucks, Little Bang:

http://nation.time.com/2012/10/05/the-navys-new-class-of-warships-big-bucks-little-bang/



Jeff Bezos And The CIA Invest In D-Wave's Quantum Computer:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2012/10/05/jeff-bezos-and-the-cia-invest-in-d-waves-quantum-computer/



Fend Off Trolls, Bots and Jerks With ‘Empathy’ Test:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/10/empathy-captcha/



Navy Bets On Arleigh Burkes To Sail Until 2072; 40 Years Afloat For
Some:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/10/05/navy-bets-on-arleigh-burkes-to-sail-until-2072-40-years-afloat/



Frugality, Careful Timing Drive Marines’ Modernization Plan:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2012/October/Pages/Frugality,CarefulTimingDriveMarines%E2%80%99ModernizationPlan.aspx



Expendable Missiles vs. Reusable Platform: Costs and Historical Data:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/139034/aircraft-cheaper-than-missiles-for-ground-strikes.html



Army Plots New Infrared ‘Obscurants’ to Thicken the Fog of War:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/10/infrared-obscurant/



Pentagon Energy Expo: Bring On the Solar:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=915



LASER STRIKES against US planes on the rise:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/10/05/laser_strike_epidemic/



Third GPS IIF Satellite In Orbit:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/asd_10_05_2012_p05-01-503315.xml



Officials Look for Ways to Upgrade Humvees After Recap Cancellation:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2012/April/Pages/OfficialsLookforWaystoUpgradeHumveesAfterRecapCancellation.aspx



Declassified at Last: Air Force’s Supersonic Flying Saucer Schematics:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/10/the-airforce/



“We are literally at an evolutionary low in violence. State-on-state
conflict is far less likely than it has been in the past. The problem
is that other kinds of conflict, other kinds of violence, are
exponentially more likely as technology spreads, as the information
age allows organizations and individuals -- middleweight nations, if
you will -- to have capabilities that heretofore were the purview of
major nation-states.":

http://nation.time.com/2012/10/05/87894/





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