Af/Pak & Libya News (10/21/2011)

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Clinton warns Pakistan: 'You can't keep snakes in your backyard':

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44988355/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/#.TqG2MbIxiIw



We Are Serious This Time, Really We Are:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/india/articles/20111021.aspx



Pentagon Launches Offensive Against Puppies, Kittens:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/army-vs-puppies/



U.S. and Afghan Troops Battle to Control Key Route:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/20/world/asia/united-states-army-troops-battle-to-control-key-afghan-route.html?_r=4&ref=world



American Pods Protect Pakistani Pilots:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htecm/articles/20111021.aspx



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Libya news:



Gadhafi body stashed in shopping center freezer:

http://news.yahoo.com/gadhafi-body-stashed-shopping-center-freezer-141717570.html



Gaddafi son Mo'tassim dead, was hiding with father:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20298:gaddafi-son-motassim-dead-was-hiding-with-father&catid=3:Civil%20Security&Itemid=113



U.S. Drone, French Jet Stopped Gadhafi Convoy:

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=8014319&c=AME&s=AIR



On Facebook, NATO Chief Announces End to Libya War:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/nato-libya-war-facebook/



Libya's Gaddafi killed by bullet in stomach: doctor:

http://news.yahoo.com/libyas-gaddafi-killed-bullet-stomach-doctor-085431776.html;_ylt=AjrSKt8pldOxwZGR3GS0uDxvaA8F;_ylu=X3oDMTNqbDJnMGc1BGNjb2RlA2N0LmMEcGtnAzQ3OTgzZTJhLTM0M2QtMzFjMi04MWIzLTAwZWRhMmVhMWVjMwRwb3MDNgRzZWMDbW9zdF9wb3B1bGFyBHZlcgM4NGY1NzFhMC1mYmMyLTExZTAtYWZhYi0yNGNlNGRlOGZkOWI-;_ylg=X3oDMTFqOTI2ZDZmBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAN3b3JsZARwdANzZWN0aW9ucw--;_ylv=3



Gaddafi spy chief believed to be hiding in Niger-formin:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20285:gaddafi-spy-chief-believed-to-be-hiding-in-niger-formin&catid=52:Human%20Security&Itemid=114



Libya: The Real U.S. Drone War:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/predator-libya/



Libya Arms Threaten to Infiltrate Africa Conflicts:

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=8022552&c=MID&s=LAN



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And, in other news:



Syrian Protesters Take Inspiration From Libya:

http://www.npr.org/2011/10/21/141582265/syrian-protesters-take-inspiration-from-libya?ft=1&f=1009



'It's your turn next,' Yemen protesters tell Saleh:

http://news.yahoo.com/turn-next-yemen-protesters-tell-saleh-165708506.html;_ylt=AtolEyjj5fVgFDLx8DnNKkQLewgF;_ylu=X3oDMTQ4YWpybzZiBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBXb3JsZFNGIE1pZGRsZUVhc3RTU0YEcGtnA2IwOWE3NWI5LWExYmUtM2NiMi1hZjNlLTk4MDI0YjQyNTU3NgRwb3MDNgRzZWMDdG9wX3N0b3J5BHZlcgM3MmRkNjQ3MC1mYzA2LTExZTAtYmJlZi0yNmEzN2RjYjE4Njg-;_ylg=X3oDMTF2Y3Y5NDF0BGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAN3b3JsZHxtaWRkbGUgZWFzdARwdANzZWN0aW9ucw--;_ylv=3



U.S. Navy Seeks To Improve On LCS Designs:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/asd/2011/10/21/01.xml&headline=U.S.%20Navy%20Seeks%20To%20Improve%20On%20LCS%20Designs&channel=defense



Navy To Arm LCS With New Missile System:

http://defense.aol.com/2011/10/20/navy-arms-lcs-with-new-missile-system/



Real-Life Inception: Army Looks to ‘Counteract Nightmares’ With
Digital Dreams:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/real-life-inception/



PICTURES: Mass flypast marks completion of Australian Super Hornet
deliveries:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/pictures-mass-flypast-marks-completion-of-australian-super-hornet-deliveries-363



Germany Dumps Meads In Defense Cuts:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/awx/2011/10/21/awx_10_21_2011_p0-385515.xml&headline=Germany%20Dumps%20Meads%20In%20Defense%20Cuts&channel=defense



US military overwhelmed by surveillance data:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20323:us-military-overwhelmed-by-surveillance-data&catid=48:Information%20&%20Communication%20Technologies&Itemid=109



Darpa Robots Will Turn Dead Satellites Into a Zombie Orbital Array:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/darpa-dead-sats/



'Iran to move nuclear material underground in near future':

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/iran-to-move-nuclear-material-underground-in-near-future-1.391252



Chinese Exhibitors Make Strong Milipol Showing:

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%3afe160d41-96bd-4b7e-95e6-07431269f125&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Oman Requests Air-Defense Missile Package:

http://www.defencetalk.com/oman-requests-air-defense-missile-package-37809/



S. Korea’s New Stealth Fighter Design:

http://defensetech.org/2011/10/21/s-koreas-new-stealth-fighter-design/



Friend Me? France Upgrading Its Hawkeye AWACS:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/Friend-Me-France-Upgrading-Its-Hawkeye-AWACS-07159/



Navy to Push Cargo UAS Capabilities:

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%3a668677a7-f696-4faf-8423-7e50f86e19f9&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



U.S. Shuts North Iraq Division Ahead Of Pullout:

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=8013919&c=AME&s=LAN



Tomorrow’s Missile Subs: Smaller, Cheaper, With Lots of Robot Pals:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/tomorrows-missile-subs/



You Can Modify Your Face But Not Your Voice:

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%3af0d870ba-1982-4980-9200-6d3ddda98556&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest



Turkish jets keep up bombing of rebel bases in Iraq: sources:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Turkish_jets_keep_up_bombing_of_rebel_bases_in_Iraq_sources_999.html



Marines Seek to Recapture Their Lost Sea-Warfare Skills:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2011/November/Pages/MarinesSeektoRecaptureTheirLostSea-WarfareSkills.aspx



Air Force UFO Rules Vanish After Huffington Post Inquiry:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/19/air-force-deletes-ufo-rep_n_982128.html



SolomonW

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Oct 22, 2011, 8:39:36 AM10/22/11
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On Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:50:40 -0700 (PDT), dump...@hotmail.com wrote:

> Libya: The Real U.S. Drone War:
>
> http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/predator-libya/

If out of the 397 times that U.S. aircraft had released their weapons
since, April 1, 145 of those have been Predator strikes. Plus the Europeans
air strikes make it seem that the drones did not do most of the work.

Andrew Swallow

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Oct 23, 2011, 4:21:42 AM10/23/11
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Are the LCS good ships? Bad ships? Or wait and see?

Andrew Swallow

Mark Test

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Oct 23, 2011, 1:20:14 PM10/23/11
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Well....IIRC they should have been fully operational 10 years ago....I'd say
bad.

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