Af/Pak & Other News (2/4/2012)

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US Army: Brigadier general has died in Afghanistan:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/02/04/us-army-brigadier-general-has-died-in-afghanistan/



UN: Afghan civilian deaths in war hit record high:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46262008/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/#.Ty3S3vl_HIU



Afghan who killed Frenchmen paid to infiltrate:

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2012\02\05\story_5-2-2012_pg7_28



Taliban Deny Their Leader Sent Letter to Obama:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/taliban-denying-leader-letter-obama-15512238#.Ty3Ukvl_HIU



Pakistan PM to visit Qatar to talk Afghan peace:

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/02/03/2622600/pakistani-taliban-kill-7-soldiers.html



Army Eying the K-MAX for Tactical Airlift?:

http://defensetech.org/2012/02/03/army-eying-the-k-max-for-tactical-airlift/



Iran’s War Preparations:

http://www.israeldefense.com/?CategoryID=483&ArticleID=884



'Certain countries' could take Iran nuclear matter into their own
hands, U.K. official says:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/certain-countries-could-take-iran-nuclear-matter-into-their-own-hands-u-k-official-says-1.410828



Iran denies planning attacks on US:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Iran_denies_planning_attacks_on_US_999.html



Iran Says It’s Mass Producing Anti-Ship Cruise Missile:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120204/DEFREG04/302040002/Iran-Says-8217-s-Mass-Producing-Anti-Ship-Cruise-Missile?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Iran mulls ban of Samsung over Israeli commercial depicting attack on
nuclear plant:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/iran-mulls-ban-of-samsung-over-israeli-commercial-depicting-attack-on-nuclear-plant-1.410773



Navy Admiral Downplays Role of Special Operations Forces in Floating
Base:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=657



Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel bases in north Iraq: army:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Turkish_jets_hit_Kurdish_rebel_bases_in_north_Iraq_army_999.html



Russia and China block UN resolution as Syria shaken by 'massacre':

http://www.smh.com.au/world/russia-and-china-block-un-resolution-as-syria-shaken-by-massacre-20120205-1qzdk.html



Protesters storm 5 of Syria’s embassies in Europe, Middle East:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle-east/portesters-attack-5-syrian-embassies-in-europe-and-the-mideast/2012/02/04/gIQA1oyOpQ_story.html



Yemen negotiating Qaeda pullout from Zinjibar:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jGojNLgeiskfR81Os9Ps7fOlPZvA?docId=CNG.0dd2431bccd6950e081eb6d881d32b4a.571



Explosion hits Egypt gas pipeline to Israel:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/explosion-hits-egypt-gas-pipeline-to-israel-1.411092



J’lem and Berlin sign contract for sixth submarine:

http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=256494



The Next Generation: Jet UAVs:

http://www.israeldefense.com/?CategoryID=472&ArticleID=881



Surveillance drone crashes in Somali capital:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/02/03/surveillance-drone-crashes-in-somali-capital/



Prince William begins RAF stint in disputed Falklands:

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/46240478#.Ty3TKPl_HIU



Army Hunts for New Targets: Manatees, Sea Turtles:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/army-vs-turtles/



France Leads The Way:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htairfo/articles/20120204.aspx



Former W.H. Official: In the Event of a Cyberwar, Don’t Call DHS:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=7c996cd7-cbb4-4018-baf8-8825eada7aa2&ID=654



Humpback whales inspire helicopters to become more manoeuvrable:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23181:humpback-whales-inspire-helicopters-to-become-more-manoeuvrable&catid=35:Aerospace&Itemid=107



El-Far Develops a Hovercraft for Fence Security:

http://www.israeldefense.com/?CategoryID=483&ArticleID=883



I Think I CAMM: Britain’s Versatile Air Defense Missile:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/I-Think-I-CAMM-Britains-Versatile-Air-Defense-Missile-07293/



AGS At Last:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&newspaperUserId=27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3a885a74c5-b2dc-47d8-b20a-65d4ca79bdcb&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Bradley Manning to Face All Charges in Court-Martial:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/02/manning-to-be-court-martialed/



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