Af/Pak & Other News (11/29/2012)

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Roadside blasts kill at least 12 Afghan civilians:

http://www.mercurynews.com/los-gatos/ci_22088997/official-says-10-afghan-civilians-killed-by-bomb




US drones kill 3 'militants' in 1st strike in Pakistan in more than a
month:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/11/us_drone_strike_kill_15.php



Pretending To Be Islamic Heroes:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/afghan/20121129.aspx



Nearly $900M Kabul Bank fraud reportedly included smuggling money out
on airline food trays::

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/11/27/report-kabul-bank-sent-hundreds-millions-dollars-out-afghanistan/?test=latestnews





Pentagon Hires Outside Help to Train bin Laden Raid Pilots:

http://nation.time.com/2012/11/29/hiring-outside-help-to-train-the-160th-soar-night-stalkers/



You Can’t Handle The Truth:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htiw/articles/20121129.aspx



Suicide bomber wounds prominent Pakistani militant commander:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/11/29/suicide-bomber-wounds-prominent-pakistani-militant-commander/




Wide Area Persistent Surveillance Revolutionizes Tactical ISR:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/140568/wide-area-persistent-surveillance-and-tactical-isr.html



Daytime Gunships Galore:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsf/articles/20121129.aspx



DOD Extends Contract for SAIC’s ‘Global Harvest’ Counterterror Intel
Program:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20121129/DEFREG02/311290004/DOD-Extends-Contract-SAIC-8217-s-8216-Global-Harvest-8217-Counterterror-Intel-Program?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Kathryn Bigelow Oscar Hopeful ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Revealed:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/29/kathryn-bigelow-oscar-hopeful-zero-dark-thirty-revealed.html




HAL Carries Out Maiden Flight of Upgraded Jaguar Aircraft “Darin III”:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/140575/hal-flies-first-upgraded-jaguar.html




Iran Navy unveils new submarines, missile-launching warships:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/iran-navy-unveils-new-submarines-missile-launching-warships-1.481240




Yemen: The War On Outlaw Bikers:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/yemen/articles/20121129.aspx




The Iraq Invazzzion…:

http://nation.time.com/2012/11/29/the-iraq-invazzzion/



Wave of attacks in Iraq kills at least 43 people:

http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2019787850_apmliraq.html



Damascus fighting cuts off Internet, airport:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/29/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE8AJ1FK20121129



Syria rebels kill ruling party official with bomb:

http://news.msn.com/world/syria-rebels-kill-ruling-party-official-with-bomb




New page in Syria war as rebel missiles hit aircraft:

http://www.nowlebanon.com/NewsArticleDetails.aspx?ID=461650



Syria using mines and cluster bombs on civilians: campaigners:

http://news.yahoo.com/syria-using-mines-cluster-bombs-civilians-campaigners-144407461.html;_ylt=AgMW5oav1HI8MAzNYcu86ZWs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNscG5sbWRuBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBGUARwa2cDOTdhOTI5NmQtNzk4ZC0zMjU3LTg5NjQtNzRmYTZkMzA1YTJmBHBvcwMzBHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyA2JlYTEwY2M2LTNhM2ItMTFlMi1iMjc1LTNjZDkyYmZmMjAxNg--;_ylg=X3oDMTFpNzk0NjhtBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANob21lBHB0A3NlY3Rpb25z;_ylv=3



Officials: Syrian rebels’ arsenal includes up to 40 antiaircraft
missile systems:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/officials-syrian-rebels-arsenal-now-includes-up-to-40-anti-aircraft-missiles/2012/11/28/419e587e-399a-11e2-8a97-363b0f9a0ab3_story.html



U.S. Weighs Bolder Effort to Intervene in Syria’s Conflict:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/world/us-is-weighing-stronger-action-in-syrian-conflict.html?_r=0



U.N. set to implicitly recognize Palestinian state, despite threats:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/29/us-palestinians-statehood-idUSBRE8AR0EG20121129



Despite Ceasefire, Israel-Gaza War Continues Online:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/israel-gaza-ddos/



Israel developing secret unmanned aircraft:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2012/11/israel-developing-secret-unman.html



Israel working on low-observable UAV:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/israel-working-on-low-observable-uav-379564/



Beyond Iron Dome: Israel Preps New Anti-Missiles, Eyes Lasers:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/iron-dome-next/




Egypt crisis raises fears of 'second revolution':

http://news.msn.com/world/egypt-crisis-fears-of-second-revolution




Inside Goma, Congo’s City of Terror:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/29/inside-goma-congo-s-city-of-terror.html




Netherlands Ministry of Defence Awards Thales Goalkeeper Modification
Contract:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/140570/thales-to-upgrade-dutch-navy-goalkeepers.html




UK weighing options for Apache attack helicopter upgrade:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/uk-weighing-options-for-apache-attack-helicopter-upgrade-379558/




Venezuelan K-8 crashed during air show, helicopter sent to rescue
pilots went down too:

http://alert5.com/2012/11/29/venezuelan-k-8-crashed-during-air-show-helicopter-sent-to-rescue-pilots-went-down-too/




Antivirus biz's founder unmasked as noted Chinese hacker:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/29/anvisoft_chinese_intrigue/




North Korea pushing ahead with new nuclear reactor: IAEA:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/29/us-korea-north-nuclear-idUSBRE8AS0OT20121129



This Week in Aircraft Carriers:

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2012/11/this-week-in-aircraft-carriers.html



Hackers hit UN atomic agency server, post expert details:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Hackers_hit_UN_atomic_agency_server_post_expert_details_999.html



DOD Notifies Troops of South Carolina Cyber Intrusions:

http://www.defencetalk.com/dod-notifies-troops-of-south-carolina-cyber-intrusions-45710/



Reaction Engines Tests Hypersonic Air-Breather Rocket:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_11_26_2012_p47-516711.xml



Family sues CIA, decades after scientist's mysterious death:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/50003125/ns/technology_and_science-science/



Pentagon to invest in new prototype aircraft designs:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/pentagon-to-invest-in-new-prototype-aircraft-designs-379569/




U.S. had plans to nuke the moon:

http://security.blogs.cnn.com/2012/11/28/u-s-had-plans-to-nuke-the-moon/




Petraeus Sex Scandal: Former CIA Chief Tells Friend He 'Screwed Up
Royally':

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/petraeus-sex-scandal-cia-chief-tells-friend-screwed/story?id=17835234





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