Af/Pak & Other News (11/19/2012)

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Pro-Taliban Pakistani Islamist leader targeted in suicide attack:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/11/pro-taliban_pakistan.php



Herat, Freewheeling Afghan City Fearful of U.S. Pullout:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/19/world/asia/herat-freewheeling-afghan-city-fearful-of-us-pullout.html



In their own words: The soldiers from “The Outpost” tell their story:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/own-words-soldiers-outpost-tell-story-121838012.html;_ylt=AtDUVsJEl035Ogp9EPWn8dCs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNsZDViMDZyBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBGUARwa2cDZTQ5NjQ4OGEtYzhjZC0zZTEwLWIyYzAtOWZhNjgxZDY3YjhiBHBvcwMxBHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyAzNjOTEzMGRjLTMyNDYtMTFlMi1hZDhhLTNjZDkyYmZmMjAxNg--;_ylg=X3oDMTFpNzk0NjhtBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANob21lBHB0A3NlY3Rpb25z;_ylv=3



Police accused of robbing Afghan bank:

http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-afghanistan-police-bank-robbery-20121118,0,1801426.story



Highest-Tech War:

http://nation.time.com/2012/11/19/highest-tech-war/




Report: Iran starts building $10 billion gas pipeline to Syria to
boost its energy sector:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/11/19/report-iran-starts-building-10-billion-gas-pipeline-to-syria-to-boost-its/



Watching Syria’s War:

http://projects.nytimes.com/watching-syrias-war?ref=world



Israel says 1,300 targets attacked in Gaza Strip:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/israel-says-1300-targets-attacked-in-gaza-strip-379180/



Israel facing 'millions' of cyber-attacks over Gaza:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Israel_facing_millions_of_cyber-attacks_over_Gaza_999.html




Gaza militant group says top fighter killed by Israeli strike:

http://bostonglobe.com/news/world/2012/11/19/gaza-militant-group-says-top-fighter-killed/Ons2tDJn9hwodchXL15M2N/story.html



Libya: Self-Righteous Bullies Run Wild:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/libya/articles/20121119.aspx



Georgian police chiefs cuffed in cyber spy plot:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/19/georgia_cyber_spy_plot_government/



HMS Astute: Ministry of Defence memo on submarines – full text:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/nov/16/ministry-defence-memo-submarines-text



Bagger Meets Type 45 for First Time:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/140292/sea-king-mk-7-meets-type-45-destroyer.html



Russia mulls creating 'Kalashnikov' firearms firm:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/russia-mulls-creating-kalashnikov-firearms-firm.aspx?pageID=238&nID=34971&NewsCatID=345



Bangladesh wants to buy Russia’s Yak-130 aircraft:

http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_11_15/Bangladesh-wants-to-buy-Russia-s-Yak-130-aircraft/



Marijuana use illegal on Colorado military bases:

http://www.defencetalk.com/marijuana-use-illegal-on-colorado-military-bases-45561/



USAF releases pictures of crashed F-22:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/usaf-releases-pictures-of-crashed-f-22-379190/



Marines’ First Frontline Stealth Fighter Lacks Vital Gear:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/marines-jsf/



Space-based capabilities shaping Army of the future:

http://www.defencetalk.com/space-based-capabilities-shaping-army-of-the-future-45564/




Andrew Swallow

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Nov 19, 2012, 5:26:00 PM11/19/12
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On 19/11/2012 17:15, dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
> Marines’ First Frontline Stealth Fighter Lacks Vital Gear:
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> http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/marines-jsf/

Well they have something that flies even if it cannot bomb.

Sounds like too many things were changed at once.
Also its predecessor was withdrawn before a working prototype existed.

Andrew Swallow

Dean Markley

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Nov 21, 2012, 10:12:08 AM11/21/12
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On Monday, November 19, 2012 5:25:56 PM UTC-5, Andrew Swallow wrote:
> On 19/11/2012 17:15, dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
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> > Marines� First Frontline Stealth Fighter Lacks Vital Gear:
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> > http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/marines-jsf/
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> Well they have something that flies even if it cannot bomb.
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> Sounds like too many things were changed at once.
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> Also its predecessor was withdrawn before a working prototype existed.
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> Andrew Swallow

Wired is well known for it's anti-military writings. These planes are just now entering service and are not yet deemed fully in service. And it's predecessor was not withdrawn, they still fly Harriers.
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