Small Wars Journal

10 November SWJ Roundup

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Afghanistan Strategy Review on Track for December - AFPS

Afghan Review Will Influence U.S. Troop Pullout - Reuters

U.S. Takes on Violent Afghan Valley That Bled Brits - Associated Press

NATO Trainers Work to Professionalize Afghan Forces - AFPS

Insurgents Arrested on Afghan Plane - New York Times

Afghans Arrest Suspected Militants as Plane Turned Back - BBC News

Coalition, Afghan Forces Detain Numerous Insurgent Leaders - AFPS

Insurgents Kill 4 Police in Northern Afghanistan - Associated Press

Poll: Afghans Upbeat, Army, Police Still Need Help - Reuters

Investigators Decry Karzai Aid Dropped Charges - Washington Post

Sergeant Accused of Killing Afghan Civilians Faces Hearing - New York Times

Army Alleges that Sergeant Led 'Kill Team' - Washington Post


Musharraf Outlines His Political Strategy For Pakistan - Reuters


Limited U.S. Options in Yemen Raise Saudi Role - Voice of America

Yemen Wants Much More U.S. Aid to Fight Terrorism - Associated Press

Targeting an American - Los Angeles Times editorial

Indonesia Trip / Islam

Obama in Indonesia to Improve Muslim Relations, Trade Ties - Voice of America

Obama Cites Indonesia as Model for Muslims - Washington Post

Obama Pledges Expanded Ties With Muslim Nations - New York Times

Obama Speaks of Unity Among Faiths - Los Angeles Times

Obama Reaches Out to Muslims - Washington Times

At Home in Indonesia, Obama Reaches Out to Muslims - Associated Press

Obama Sees Progress in U.S. Relations With Muslims - Associated Press

Obama Says More Effort Needed to Improve Muslim Ties - Reuters

Obama: Indonesia Democracy, Tolerance Sets Example - Associated Press

Obama Speaking to Muslims, Shortens Indonesia Trip - Reuters

China Ups Ante for Indonesia on Eve of Obama's Arrival - New York Times


Political Leaders Scramble Ahead of Parliament Session - Washington Post

Iraq Power-sharing Talks Stall on Key Issue - BBC News

Kurds Hold to Presidency, Iraq Stalemate Rolls On - Associated Press

U.S. Ready to Extend Stay if Iraq Asks - Voice of America

Gates: U.S. Open to Talks on Post-2011 Presence in Iraq - AFPS

Attacks in Iraq Target Christians - BBC News

Blasts Hit Baghdad's Christian Districts, Kill 4 - Associated Press

Blasts Target Iraq Christians, 3 Dead, Dozens Hurt - Reuters

Iraqi Christians' Long History - BBC News

3 U.K. Soldiers Could Face War Crimes Trial - Associated Press


Iran Offers Talks but Without Key Nuclear Demands - Associated Press

Iran Offers Dates For Talks With Powers In Turkey - Reuters

UNESCO Backs Off Philosophy Day in Iran - New York Times

UNESCO Withdraws Support for Iran Philosophy Event - Associated Press

U.S. Department of Defense

Drone Footage Overwhelms Analysts - Washington Times

Report: Army Failed to Identify Fort Hood Threat - Washington Times

Air Force Takes Steps to Defend Cyber Domain - AFPS

Air Force Command Brings Focus to Nuclear Enterprise - AFPS

Politicizing the Pentagon - Washington Times opinion

United States

Challenges Await U.S. at Group of 20 Meeting - New York Times

Fed Decision Clouds G-20 Gathering - Washington Post

Gates: U.S. Has Strong Friends in Extremism Fight - AFPS

No Charges in Destruction of CIA Interrogation Tapes - New York Times

No Charges in Destruction of CIA Videotapes - Washington Post

Confusion Over Program to Spot Illegal Immigrants - New York Times

Why Rush to Cut Nukes? - New York Times opinion

Containment-Lite - New York Times opinion

United Kingdom

U.K. Cuts 'Leave Falklands Open to Attack' - BBC News


Money in Piracy Attracts More Somalis - New York Times

U.N.: Somali Piracy Outpaces Efforts to Stop It - Associated Press

Nigeria Strike On Despite Talks - BBC News

Guinea Awaits Election Results 2 Days After Vote - Associated Press

Congo Republic Declares a Polio Emergency - New York Times

'Eleven Dead' in Clashes in Western Sahara Camp - BBC News

New Violence Reported in Western Sahara - Associated Press

Police Patrol Western Sahara City After Clashes - Reuters

French Appeals Court Reopens African Assets Case - BBC News

French Court Orders Probe Into African Presidents - Associated Press

Americas and Caribbean

U.S. Military Helping Mexican Troops Battle Drug Cartels - Washington Post

U.S. Effort to Slow Flow of Guns into Mexico Failing - Los Angeles Times

Report: Gun Flow to Mexico Unabated - Washington Times

Report Slams U.S. Effort to Curb Mexico Gun Trade - Reuters

Mexicans Fear Turf War After Drug Kingpin's Death - Reuters

OAS Urges Talks in Central America Google Map Spat - Associated Press

Peru: U.S. Activist Regrets Becoming 'Face of Terrorism' - Associated Press

Cholera Epidemic Leaves Haiti on Brink of Disaster Again - Los Angeles Times

Cholera Case Contracted in Port-au-Prince Found - New York Times

Haiti Confirms Cholera in Capital - BBC News

Cholera Now In Haiti Capital, Rapid Spread Feared - Reuters

Doctors Set Up Cholera Centers in Haiti's Capital - Associated Press

Cuba to Chart Economic Future at Party Congress - Associated Press

South American Transition - Washington Post editorial

Asia Pacific

China Stresses Global Economic Stability as It Heads to G20, APEC - VOA

Britain's Largest Trade Delegation Visits China - Voice of America

China Rights Advocates Cannot Travel - New York Times

China Continues Moves Against Activists - Washington Post

U.K.'s Cameron Urges Chinese Political Reform - Associated Press

Japan Coast Guard Member Questioned in Video Leak - Associated Press

G-20 Event to Showcase South Korea's Arrival - New York Times

Security Council to Release Delayed N. Korea Nuclear Report - Washington Post

U.N. Envoy: China Stops Blocking Harsh North Korea Report - Reuters

Medvedev Alarmed At North Korean Nuclear Activity - Reuters

Pro-Military Party Claims Almost 80 Percent of Votes in Burma Election - VOA

Military Party Sweeping Burma Election - Associated Press

Opposition Parties Concede Defeat in Burma - New York Times

Burma's Suu Kyi Won't Accept Conditional Release - Reuters

Fighting Cools on Burma-Thai Border - Voice of America

Gates Cites New Opportunities for U.S., Malaysia to Engage - AFPS

Mullen Thanks Tonga for Steadfast Support - AFPS


French Detain 5 Suspects in Terror Network Probe - Associated Press

E.U. Sees Croatia Advance In E.U. Talks, Chides Turkey - Reuters

Middle East

Obama Urges Israel, Palestinians to Make 'Extra Effort' - Voice of America

In Curt Exchange, U.S. Faults Israel on Housing - New York Times

Netanyahu Defends Construction in East Jerusalem - Washington Post

Obama Vows to Push Past Obstacles to Mideast Peace - Associated Press

Israel Defends Construction in East Jerusalem - Associated Press

Palestinians Say It's Time to Recognize Their State - Reuters

Palestinian Groups Hold More Reconciliation Talks - Reuters

Headdress, Radio, Holy Book Help Tell Arafat Story - Associated Press

Despite Boycott, Voting Goes Ahead in Jordan - New York Times

Islamist Boycott, Violence Mar Jordanian Election - Associated Press

Egypt Muslim Group Fields 134 Candidates In Vote - Reuters

Rights Groups Fear Rigging in Egypt's Election - Associated Press

Bush Book Sheds Light on Israeli Strike on Syria - Associated Press

Where is Israel's Peace Plan? - Los Angeles Times opinion