Af/Pak & Other News (12/8/2012)

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Afghanistan considering peace plan that would increase Pakistan’s
role:

http://www.bradenton.com/2012/12/08/4309365/afghanistan-considering-peace.html



Senior al-Qaida leader killed in drone strike in Pakistan, jihadis, US
officials say:

http://openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/07/15760065-senior-al-qaida-leader-killed-in-drone-strike-in-pakistan-jihadis-us-officials-say?lite



Afghan spy chief attack planned in Pakistan: Karzai:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gQo341USVVMwouoJF8ZZP7fwbVOg?docId=CNG.97b8b23c0bf286d052ca7b78caff4943.141



Afghanistan: The Taliban Plot to Assassinate Karzai:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/12/08/afghanistan-the-taliban-plot-to-assassinate-karzai.html



For Afghan Officials, Facing Prospect of Death Is in the Job
Description:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/world/asia/for-afghan-officials-prospect-of-death-comes-with-territory.html?ref=global-home&_r=0




British Army's fleet of Apache helicopters 'could be scrapped':

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/9722347/British-Armys-fleet-of-Apache-helicopters-could-be-scrapped.html




Iran police confiscate over 11 tons of narcotics:

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middle-east/2012/12/08/iran-police-confiscate-over-tons-narcotics/ksdv0yrYlcmKDY0kiAmsxJ/story.html




The resurgence of al Qaeda in Iraq ... in Iraq, and Syria, and Jordan,
and Libya and ...:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2012/12/the_resurgence_of_al_qaeda_in.php



Iraqi Insurgents Once Mounted Rockets on Their Heads:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/12/head-mounted-rocket/




More than 63,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq: UN:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/More_than_63000_Syrian_refugees_in_Iraq_UN_999.html




Updated: Syria troops battle rebels around Damascus: watchdog:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/2/8/60086/World/Region/Updated--Syria-troops-battle-rebels-around-Damascu.aspx



Syria Rebels Tied to Al Qaeda Play Key Role in War:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/world/middleeast/syrian-rebels-tied-to-al-qaeda-play-key-role-in-war.html?ref=world



End drawing close for Syria's Assad: German spy chief:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/08/us-syria-crisis-germany-idUSBRE8B70B220121208



Syrian rebels elect new military commander:

http://news.yahoo.com/rebels-circle-damascus-airport-russia-u-downbeat-013515100.html;_ylt=Aolf4ZvOOf6yjd4Erm6U7A1vaA8F;_ylu=X3oDMTNucmdhZzY4BG1pdANNZWdhdHJvbiBXb3JsZARwa2cDOGNkNWU1YWUtOTRmZi0zNjQ4LTk0ZGMtMTFmMzAwN2NmMTUyBHBvcwMyBHNlYwNtZWdhdHJvbgR2ZXIDNGVhOTMyZjAtNDE2NS0xMWUyLWJlZGYtOThiYTZiYzYwY2Vj;_ylg=X3oDMTFqOTI2ZDZmBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAN3b3JsZARwdANzZWN0aW9ucw--;_ylv=3




Britain sees evidence Assad could use chemical weapons:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Britain_sees_evidence_Assad_could_use_chemical_weapons_999.html




Lebanese men 'lost' to Syria deepen the divide in Tripoli:

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-lebanon-syria-ambush-20121208,0,7673486.story



Lebanon's Tripoli begins to look like Syria:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/07/us-lebanon-tripoli-idUSBRE8B60OL20121207



Egypt arrests suspect in US ambassador's killing:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/08/15774222-egypt-arrests-suspect-in-us-ambassadors-killing?lite



Al-Masry Al-Youm Reports On Brotherhood Torture Chambers:

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/politics/2012/12/muslim-brotherhood-egypt-torture-chambers.html



Iran warships dock in Sudan:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Iran_warships_dock_in_Sudan_999.html



British drones may strike pirate boats:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/9720714/British-drones-may-strike-pirate-boats.html



Photos of nEUROn's first flight:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:b41414c1-f2eb-443e-961b-86e490351ff9




Brazilian Air Force AMX crashed:

http://alert5.com/2012/12/08/brazilian-air-force-amx-crashed/




China upset at being called out for reverse engineering Su-33:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2012/12/china-upset-at-being-called-ou.html




Industry Team Offers MAV-L for Special Applications Beyond SOCOM:

http://defense-update.com/20121207_mav-l.html



USAF kicks off trade study for Long Range Standoff cruise missile:

http://alert5.com/2012/12/09/usaf-kicks-off-trade-study-for-long-range-standoff-cruise-missile/



Air Force May Be Developing Stealth Drones in Secret:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/12/secret-drones/



Future Fires to Focus on Precision, Clean Weapons:

http://defense-update.com/20121207_fire-support.html



Could this be what a Northrop Grumman LRS-B might look like?:

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2012/12/could-this-be-what-a-northrop.html



F-22 scrapes tail on landing, damage around $1.8 million:

http://alert5.com/2012/12/09/f-22-scrapes-tail-on-landing-damage-around-1-8-million/



AeroVironment to Market Cybaero VTUAVs in the US:

http://defense-update.com/20121203_aerovironment-to-market-cybaero-unmanned-uavs-in-the-us-market.html



The strange saga of 'Jane's' jihad: A vow is confirmed; a terror plot
grows:

http://openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/08/15778268-the-strange-saga-of-janes-jihad-a-vow-is-confirmed-a-terror-plot-grows?lite





David E. Powell

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