Af/Pak & Other News (5/14/2013)

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Afghan Finance Minister Accuses 'Corrupt' Lawmakers:

http://www.rferl.org/content/afghanistan-finance-minister-zakhilwal-corruption/24984671.html



British forces to remain in Afghanistan till 2015:

http://dawn.com/2013/05/14/british-forces-to-remain-in-afghanistan-till-2015/



Longer Afghanistan tours for British soldiers:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22520249




Following The Money For The Wrong Reasons:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htlead/articles/20130514.aspx




Terrorists gunned down in Peshawar; Taliban ‘commander’ arrested in
Karachi:

http://dawn.com/2013/05/14/terrorists-gunned-down-in-peshawar-taliban-commander-arrested-in-karachi/




IMU suicide bomber targeted top police commander in Quetta:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2013/05/imu_suicide_bomber_t.php




Civilians Fighting The Taliban And Winning:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/afghan/20130514.aspx




Afghans Claim to Have Video of U.S. Special Forces Guy Torturing
Civilians:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/05/torture-afghanistan/






India To Add Navy Bases, Expand Coastline Security Sensors:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130514/DEFREG03/305140010/India-Add-Navy-Bases-Expand-Coastline-Security-Sensors




Dhruv crashed in Siachen glacier:

http://alert5.com/2013/05/14/dhruv-crashed-in-siachen-glacier/





Navy Forward Deploys Additional Patrol Boats to Bahrain:

http://www.defencetalk.com/navy-forward-deploys-additional-patrol-boats-to-bahrain-47740/





Massive Rocket Launcher for the UAE:

http://defense-update.com/20130513_massive-rocket-launched-for-the-uae.html





Turkey peace advances: Kurdish rebels arrive in Iraq:

http://news.msn.com/world/turkey-peace-advances-kurdish-rebels-arrive-in-iraq





Syrian rebels unite to retake strategic town near Damascus:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/14/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE94A05S20130514




Report: Syria already has Russian S-300 missile system:

http://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Report-Syria-already-has-Russian-S-300-missile-systems-313150





Gaddafi cousin goes on trial in Egypt for attempted murder:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30460:gaddafi-cousin-goes-on-trial-in-egypt-for-attempted-murder&catid=3:Civil%20Security&Itemid=113





US Moves Troops Closer as Security Worsens in Libya:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130513/DEFREG04/305130019/US-Moves-Troops-Closer-Security-Worsens-Libya




Togo, Senegal and Libya order French patrol boats:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30456:togo-senegal-and-libya-order-french-patrol-boats&catid=51:Sea&Itemid=106





Algerian Air Force Performs Trials With A330 MRTT:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/asd_05_14_2013_p01-02-578550.xml





Malian army heads for rebel-held northern town of Kidal:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30462:malian-army-heads-for-rebel-held-northern-town-of-kidal&catid=49:National%20Security&Itemid=115




Parliament must get answers on alleged al Qaeda camps in SA - DA:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30470:parliament-must-get-answers-on-alleged-al-qaeda-camps-in-sa-da&catid=49:National%20Security&Itemid=115





Germany Accuses Man of Being Somali Pirates’ Accountant:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/world/europe/germany-accuses-refugee-of-being-somali-pirates-accountant.html?_r=0





Gmail Gives Away CIA ‘Spy’ in Russia:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/05/russia-spy/





Typhoon Expanding into Multi-Role Weapon Stations:

http://defense-update.com/20130513_typhoon-expanding-into-multi-role-weapon-stations.html





Germany cancels $1.3 billion purchase of unmanned Euro Hawk
surveillance drones:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/05/14/germany-cancels-13-billion-purchase-unmanned-euro-hawk-surveillance-drones/




EADS says Pentagon ending helicopter program:

http://www.defencetalk.com/eads-says-pentagon-ending-helicopter-program-47765/





Clear photo of Li Jian UCAV:

http://alert5.com/2013/05/14/clear-photo-of-li-jian-ucav/



Photo: Li Jian’s air intake:

http://alert5.com/2013/05/14/photo-li-jians-air-intake/




Mayor says Japan's wartime sex slaves were necessary:

http://news.msn.com/world/mayor-says-japans-wartime-sex-slaves-were-necessary




Japan PM warns of possible military response to subs:

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/japan-pm-warns-of/674712.html




Spies caught in website scandal embarrass SKorea:

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/spies-caught-website-scandal-embarrass-skorea




Turtle power emerges from shell in South Korea:

http://news.msn.com/science-technology/video?videoid=1bfccf71-3faa-4005-8220-91f6c591e178&ap=true






'Acoustic Kitty': How the CIA tried to turn a cat into a cyborg spy:

http://news.msn.com/science-technology/acoustic-kitty-how-the-cia-tried-to-turn-a-cat-into-a-cyborg-spy



Biometrics: A new intelligence discipline:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130513/C4ISR01/305130017/Biometrics-new-intelligence-discipline



Lockheed Martin and the MDA Conduct Successful Test of New Air-
Launched Missile Target Prototype:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/144971/lockheed-tests-new-air_launched-missile-target.html



US soldier found guilty over 2009 killings in Iraq:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/US_soldier_found_guilty_over_2009_killings_in_Iraq_999.html



Video: Air Force Sees Hypersonic Weapons in 2025:

http://defensetech.org/2013/05/13/video-air-force-sees-hypersonic-weapons-in-2025/



JASSM-ER Scores 95% in USAF Trials:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/144972/jassm_er-scores-95-in-usaf-trials.html



Special Operations Forces Look for Right Mix of Hard and Soft Power:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=7c996cd7-cbb4-4018-baf8-8825eada7aa2&ID=1140&RootFolder=%2Fblog%2FLists%2FPosts



Navy Launches Drone From Carrier:

http://defensetech.org/2013/05/14/navy-to-launch-drone-from-carrier/



Beaten By A Fairey Queen:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post:800473d3-647f-4bad-8cd4-56dc792ab07d



Thornberry Bill ‘Lets Congress Push Back’ On Drone Strikes, Special
Ops:

http://breakingdefense.com/2013/05/13/thornberry-bill-lets-congress-push-back-on-drone-strikes-special-ops-not-declared-wars/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BreakingDefense+%28Breaking+Defense%29&utm_content=Google+Reader



dott.Piergiorgio

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May 14, 2013, 5:19:26 PM5/14/13
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Il 14/05/2013 20:06, dump...@hotmail.com ha scritto:
> India To Add Navy Bases, Expand Coastline Security Sensors:
>
> http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130514/DEFREG03/305140010/India-Add-Navy-Bases-Expand-Coastline-Security-Sensors

I wonder on the utility and effectiveness of those coastline security
sensors... esp. if the intruders are motivated, competent and well
trained ('nuff said)

Best regards from Italy,
dott. Piergiorgio.
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