Af/Pak & Other News (6/25/2012)

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Jun 25, 2012, 1:55:15 PM6/25/12
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Militants kill 13 Pakistan troops, behead 7:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/06/25/militants-kills-6-pakistan-troops-near-afghanistan/



From asset who helped CIA find Osama bin Laden to solitary cell in
Pakistan:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/47944034/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/



Buddha attacked by Taliban gets facelift in Pakistan:

http://dawn.com/2012/06/25/buddha-attacked-by-taliban-gets-facelift-in-pakistan/



Mumbai attacks 'handler' arrested in India:

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/afp/mumbai-attacks-handler-arrested-in-india/526713



Iraq faces painful legacy of mass graves:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Iraq_faces_painful_legacy_of_mass_graves_999.html



Iraq orders Voice of America, 43 other media outlets to close:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/25/12393556-iraq-orders-voice-of-america-43-other-media-outlets-to-close&lite



Syria warns NATO against action over Turkish plane:

http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/06/25/syria-crisis-idINL2E8HP1A520120625




Turkey account of jet downing contradicts Syria's:

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/middleeast/la-fg-turkey-syria-jet-20120625,0,4893302.story




Three more Syrian pilots defect to Jordan, more expected to follow
suit:

http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/06/24/222501.html




Report: Syrian general, dozens of other soldiers defect to Turkey:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/25/12395466-report-syrian-general-dozens-of-other-soldiers-defect-to-turkey?lite



Jet Incident Shows Syria's Defences Capable, Jumpy:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/136289/jet-incident-shows-syria%27s-air-defenses-are-capable-but-jumpy.html




IDF arrests 12 soldiers for assisting drug smugglers:

http://www.jpost.com/NationalNews/Article.aspx?id=275170




Did the US launch a drone strike on AQIM in northern Mali?:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2012/06/did_the_us_launch_a_drone_stri.php



Climate Studies Show: Somali Pirates Take Summer Vacations, Too:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/somali-vaca/



Use of Drones On the Rise In Germany:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/136278/use-of-drones-on-the-rise-in-germany.html



Putin Wants a Darpa of His Own:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/darpaski/



Stealth Fighters Are Hard: Modernization of China’s Aerial Arsenal
Encounters Obstacles:

http://www.offiziere.ch/?p=8521



Canada Ramps Up Arctic Arsenal:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120625/DEFREG02/306250001/Canada-Ramps-Up-Arctic-Arsenal?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE




Cyber Warfare Treaty: DOA, Thanks to President and Pentagon:

http://battleland.blogs.time.com/2012/06/25/cyber-warfare-treaty-doa-thanks-to-president-and-pentagon/



LulzSec suspects plead guilty to DDoS attacks:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/06/25/lulzsec_court_hearing/




USN developing Flexrotor UAV with small launch, recovery footprint:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/25/usn-developing-flexrotor-uav-with-small-launch-recovery-footprint/



Winning The ATF:

http://www.afa.org/mitchell/reports/MP9_ATF_0612.pdf



Submarines: 60 Years Of Stuff We Can't Talk About:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsub/articles/20120625.aspx




EXCLUSIVE: Drones vulnerable to terrorist hijacking, researchers say:

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/06/25/drones-vulnerable-to-terrorist-hijacking-researchers-say/#ixzz1yopyHezO



Bizarre Navy 'Flip Ship' Turns 50:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/06/25/bizarre-navy-flip-ship-turns-50/





SolomonW

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Jun 26, 2012, 7:00:10 AM6/26/12
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On Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:55:15 -0700 (PDT), dump...@hotmail.com wrote:

> From asset who helped CIA find Osama bin Laden to solitary cell in
> Pakistan:
>
> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/47944034/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/


As the Pakistani pointed out, for a similar crime Jonathan Pollard is in a
US jail also in solitary.


Andrew Swallow

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Jun 26, 2012, 12:34:50 PM6/26/12
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The location of Osama bin Laden was not a national secret of Pakistan,
unless Pakistan is fighting a war with the USA.

It was also the duty of every policeman in Pakistan to report the
location of bin Laden and to try to arrest him.

Andrew Swallow

Dean Markley

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Jun 26, 2012, 2:29:06 PM6/26/12
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Wh
What was similar about the Pollard case? Pollard was a spy giving away US secrets.

Jim Wilkins

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Jun 26, 2012, 4:09:39 PM6/26/12
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"Dean Markley" <dama...@gmail.com> wrote in message
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>>
>> As the Pakistani pointed out, for a similar crime Jonathan Pollard
>> is in a
>> US jail also in solitary.
>
> What was similar about the Pollard case? Pollard was a spy giving
> away US secrets.

Did they just admit that bin Laden's hideout was a Pakistani
government secret?



Dean Markley

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Jun 27, 2012, 7:37:13 AM6/27/12
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That's what I was wondering.
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