Small Wars Journal

11 February SWJ Roundup


Egypt's Mubarak Vows to Stay Until September - Voice of America

Mubarak Refuses to Step Down, Stoking Fury and Resolve - New York Times

Mubarak Spurns Opposition Demands to Leave Power - Washington Post

Mubarak Deepens Crisis - Wall Street Journal

Mubarak Refuses to Resign - Washington Times

Mubarak Further Angers Protesters - Los Angeles Times

Egypt's Mubarak Refuses to Quit - BBC News

Mubarak Stays in Post, Hands Powers to VP - Associated Press

Egypt Braces for Massive Protest - Aljazeera

Military Caught Between Mubarak and Protesters - New York Times

What the Military Means to Egyptians - Globe and Mail

Hopes Dashed, Protesters' Anger Spills Over - New York Times

Egypt Charges Government Figures With Corruption - Voice of America

Some in Egypt's Elite Call for Change - Voice of America

Obama Calls Mubarak's Latest Move Insufficient - Reuters

Obama Tested on Whether to Break With Mubarak - New York Times

Mubarak Defiance Puts U.S. on Defensive - Washington Post

U.S. Intelligence Chief Defends Reports on Egypt - New York Times

Comments by Panetta Stoke Unmet Expectations - Washington Post

U.S. Checks Egypt's Prisons for Terrorist Escapes - Washington Times

Middle East

Jordan's King Swears in New Cabinet After Protests - BBC News

Yemeni Web Activists Clash With Opposition - Wall Street Journal

Lebanese Bank Is Accused of Money Laundering - New York Times

U.S. Declares Lebanese Bank a Major Money Launderer - Associated Press

Hague Pushes Trade and Reform in UAE and Bahrain - BBC News


Taliban Directed Attacks From Prison - New York Times

Afghan Proposal Would Clamp Down on Women's Shelters - New York Times

General Says Rule of Law Needed to Stop Taliban - AFPS

Afghanistan Bomber Kills District Governor, 6 Others - Los Angeles Times

Afghan President, ISAF Condemn Suicide Bomb Attack - AFPS

Afghan Suspect Recounts Lead-up to Suicide Blast - Associated Press

Merkel Gives Testimony on 2009 Airstrike in Afghanistan - New York Times


Pakistan Attack: 'Schoolboy' Suicide Bomber Hits Mardan - BBC News

Dozens Killed at Pakistan Army School - New York Times

Teen Suicide Bomber Kills Army Recruits - Washington Post

Pakistan Suicide Bomber Kills 32 at Military School - Los Angeles Times


Iraq Makes Pitch for Iraqis to Come Home - New York Times

Lawyers Lead Anti-government Protest in Baghdad - Associated Press

Bombing Kills Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq - New York Times

Car Bomb Kills 8 Pilgrims on Way to Iraqi Shrine - Associated Press


Iran Presses Opposition to Refrain From Rally - New York Times

Iran: Opposition Leader Placed Under House Arrest - Washington Post

Iran: Mehdi Karroubi 'House Arrest' After Protest Call - BBC News

Iranian Opposition Leader Under House Arrest - Associated Press


WikiLeaks Angry About Ex-Staff Member's Book - New York Times

U.S. Department of Defense

Pentagon Budget Request for Weapons Will Be $7 Billion Less - Bloomberg

General Gives Stinging Rebuke to Contractors - The Hill

JFCOM Downsizing to be Complete by March 2012 - Virginian-Pilot

Special Operations Focuses on World's 'Unlit Spaces' - AFPS

'Prevent, Prepare' Key Special Ops Roles, Official Says - AFPS

Schwartz Discusses Past, Present of Special Ops - AFPS

Pentagon: Drones Can Stop the Next Darfur - Danger Room

United States

Intel Chief Says Terror Still Top Threat to U.S. - Associated Press

Plea Agreement Could Shed Light on Arms Trade - Associated Press

Military Radar Sought for Northern Drug Crackdown - Associated Press

Nationwide Sweep of Gangs Nets More than 30 - Washington Times

Government Publishes Veterans Homelessness Report - AFPS

Veterans More Likely to be Homeless, Study Says - USA Today

1/3 of Overseas Voters Couldn't Cast Ballot Last Fall - Stars and Stripes


South Sudan Ceasefire Broken: Athor Attacks Jonglei - BBC News

Confusion Reigns as Kenya's Judicial Crisis Continues - Voice of America

A.U. Prepares Report on Ivory Coast Crisis - Voice of America

Soldiers on Trial Charged with DR Congo Mass Rapes - BBC News


Santos: New FARC Kidnappings 'Unacceptable' - Voice of America

Asia Pacific

North Korea Rules Out Further Military Talks With South - Voice of America

China Activist Chen Guangcheng 'Under House Arrest' - BBC News

Philippines Uses General's Death to Tout Reform - New York Times

Philippines Muslim Rebels in Talks in Malaysia - BBC News

Thai-Cambodia Fighting Slows Border Trade, Traffic - Voice of America

Indonesian Cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir Trial Adjourned - BBC News


Former U.S. President Discusses 15 Years of Balkan Peace - Voice of America

South Asia

Pakistan, India Agree to Restart Peace Talks - Voice of America

India and Pakistan Agree to Resume Peace Talks - BBC News

India and Pakistan Agree to Renew Peace Talks - New York Times

India, Pakistan Agree to Resume Peace Talks - Washington Post

Somali Pirates Handed Over to Indian Police - BBC News