Af/Pak & Other News (6/18/2013)

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dump...@hotmail.com

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Jun 18, 2013, 12:42:05 PM6/18/13
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US to buy Russian helicopters for Afghan military:

http://news.msn.com/world/us-to-buy-russian-helicopters-for-afghan-military



Afghan Forces Struggle as U.S. Weans Them Off Support:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/18/world/middleeast/afghan-forces-struggle-as-us-weans-them-off-support.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0



ISAF captures al Qaeda trainer in Kunar:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2013/06/isaf_captures_al_qae_2.php



U.S., Afghans, Taliban to begin peace talks in Qatar:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/06/18/us-taliban-afghan-peace-talks/2433879/



Putting new boots on the ground:

http://www.army.mil/article/105602/Putting_new_boots_on_the_ground/



Suicide bomber kills 30 at funeral in Pakistan:

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/06/18/uk-pakistan-bombing-funeral-idUKBRE95H0VS20130618





Iraq violence: Deadly suicide bomb attacks hit Baghdad:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22952491





Turkish government could use armed forces against protesters, senior
official warns:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/turkish-government-could-use-armed-forces-against-protesters-senior-official-warns/2013/06/17/69c37e9a-d776-11e2-a9f2-42ee3912ae0e_story.html






Syrian fighter jets bomb rebels near air base:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/06/18/syrian-fighter-jets-hit-rebels-near-air-base-as-army-tries-to-reclaim-territory/



The Destruction Of The Syrian Air Force:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htatrit/articles/20130618.aspx



Swedish intelligence concerned about Syrian jihadists:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2013/06/swedish_intelligence_concerned.php






West African Piracy Exceeds Somali Attacks, Report Says:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/19/world/africa/west-african-piracy-exceeds-somali-attacks-report-says.html





More arms deal allegations surface:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30869:more-arms-deal-allegations-surface&catid=111:sa-defence&Itemid=242





British MoD Inks Deal for Boeing ScanEagles:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130618/SHOWSCOUT02/306180010/British-MoD-Inks-Deal-Boeing-ScanEagles




Hungarian man, 98, charged with World War II crimes:

http://news.msn.com/world/hungarian-man-98-charged-with-world-war-ii-crimes




60 Years Later, Germany Recalls Its Anti-Soviet Revolt:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/18/world/europe/germany-puts-spotlight-on-its-own-anti-soviet-revolt.html?pagewanted=all





PARIS: Project Zero tiltrotor makes Paris debut:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-project-zero-tiltrotor-makes-paris-debut-387291/




Upgrade for French AWACs:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Upgrade_for_French_AWACs_999.html





Report: Kim Jong Un handing out copies of ‘Mein Kampf’ to senior North
Korean officials:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/06/17/report-kim-jong-un-handing-out-copies-of-mein-kampf-to-senior-north-korean-officials/





PARIS: K-Max looks to lift overseas sales:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-k-max-looks-to-lift-overseas-sales-387283/



Javelin Weapon System Goes 5-For-5 In Yudh Abhyas Trials:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/145847/lockheed-touts-javelin-success-in-india.html



General Atomics Sells Predator XP Abroad:

http://defensetech.org/2013/06/17/general-atomics-sells-predator-xp-abroad/



NSA director says plot against Wall Street foiled:

http://news.yahoo.com/nsa-director-says-plot-against-wall-street-foiled-152228178.html



Pentagon reveals 'indefinite detainees' list:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Pentagon_reveals_indefinite_detainees_list_999.html



Fliers tackle passenger screaming about poison, CIA, Snowden:

http://www.nbcnews.com/travel/fliers-tackle-passenger-screaming-about-poison-cia-snowden-6C10361923



Pocket Gunship: From AC-XX to the MC-27J:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/ac-xx-gunship-lite-a-c-27j-baby-spooky-05001/





Andrew Swallow

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Jun 18, 2013, 2:58:43 PM6/18/13
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On 18/06/2013 17:42, dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
> Report: Kim Jong Un handing out copies of ‘Mein Kampf’ to senior North
> Korean officials:
>
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/06/17/report-kim-jong-un-handing-out-copies-of-mein-kampf-to-senior-north-korean-officials/

If Kim Jong-Un is going in for some Nazi style propaganda he will need
solar powered televisions so his people can watch him. Hitler used
short wave radio to pass his message to the world. Satellite television
is the modern equivalent.

Andrew Swallow

Dean Markley

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Jun 19, 2013, 8:08:45 AM6/19/13
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I can't imagine that the Russians will appreciate this.

Daryl

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Jun 19, 2013, 1:51:12 PM6/19/13
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Not many care. But let's see if others do.


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