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15 October SWJ Roundup

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Karzai: Afghanistan, Pakistan Should Coordinate Anti-Terrorism Efforts - VOA

Afghan Peace Negotiator Sees Progress in Talks With Taliban - Reuters

Thousands of UK Troops to Exit Afghanistan in 2013 - AP

Five British Marines Face Murder Charges in Afghan Death - VOA

UK Charges Marines with Afghan Murder - BBC

'IED Whisperer' a Lifesaver in Afghanistan - ST

Afghan Entrepreneur Defies War to Squeeze Out a Juice Empire - Reuters

Naiveté: Afghanistan's Latest Victim - G&M opinion



Turkey Bans Syrian Passenger Planes From Its Airspace - VOA

Turkey Bans All Syrian Flights - BBC


Middle East / North Africa

Israeli Cabinet Approves January 22 Early Election - VOA

Cabinet: Israel to Head to Polls January 22 - AP

Analysis: Israel's Netanyahu Faces Wild Cards - AP

New Round of Israel Gaza Strikes - BBC

Israeli Air Strikes Kill Three Palestinian Militants in Gaza- Reuters

Iran Denies Role in Gulf Cyberattacks - AP

Iran Says It Will Cut Imports of Non-Essential Goods - Reuters

UAE Firms Increase Gas Production in Northern Iraq - AP

Bahrain King Blasts 'Foreign' Links in Unrest - AP

Algeria: North African Al-Qaida Official Killed - AP

Algeria Caught in Quandary Over Mali Crisis - Reuters

Libya Congress Elects Rights Lawyer Prime Minister - AP

Libya's Congress Elects New PM - BBC

Armed Men Seize Military Vehicle in Egypt's Sinai - Reuters

US Calls for Tunisia Embassy Attackers to Be Tried - AP

Israel Must Answer Drone Provocation - JP editorial

Turkey Never an Arab Spring Model - JP opinion


US Department of Defense

Colonel’s Class on Radical Islam Leaves Career in Limbo - WT

Sept. 11 Trial Rules Under Scrutiny at Guantanamo - AP

Navy Says Submarine, Aegis Cruiser Collide - AP


United States

Obama, Republicans Focus on Economy in Weekly Addresses - VOA

Two Sides Trade Criticism in Rancor Over Libya Attack - NYT

GOP: Libya Shows Obama ‘Incompetent’ - WT

Obama, Romney Prepare For Debate Rematch - VOA

Skydiver Breaks Sound Barrier in 24-mile Jump - WP

Sky Diving, at Mach 1.24 - NYT

Skydiver Breaks Sound Barrier - BBC

The Mystery of Benghazi - NYT editorial

Obama Can't Spin Way Out of Benghazi Blame - CD editorial

Who's 'Politicizing' Benghazi? - NR opinion


United Kingdom

Britain, Scotland to Agree on Terms of Independence Vote - WP

UK, Scotland to Set Out Terms of Independence Vote - AP

Scotland Moves Step Closer to Independence Vote - Reuters

MoD to Probe Retired Senior Officer Lobbying Claim - BBC

UK Probes Ex-Brass Who Boasted of Political Access - AP



Muslim Worshipers Shot in Nigeria - WP

Officials: Deadly Attack Hits North Nigeria Mosque - AP

Gunmen Kill 20 in North Nigeria - BBC

Talk of N. Mali Intervention Grows, No Action Soon - AP

Algeria Caught in Quandary Over Mali Crisis - Reuters

Kenya Coast Tourist Numbers Fall on Islamist Security Fears - Reuters

Mauritanian President Appeals for Calm After He Is Shot - Reuters

A Test for the UN in Mali - TN editorial



Venezuela Now Helps in Colombia Peace Talks - WP

Colombia Rebels Opaque Heading Into Talks - AP

Brazil: Police Surge into Rio Drug Slums - BBC

Cuba's Ladies in White Mourn Leader 1 Year Later - AP

Venezuela: Chavez Victory May Be Short-Lived - WT opinion


Asia / Pacific

Asia Will Resist US Efforts to Contain China, Says Singapore Diplomat - WT

Japan Navy Showcases Warships Amid Spat with China - AP

China Central Bank Says Priority is Keeping Prices Stable - VOA

North Koreans See Few Gains Below Top Tier - NYT

Philippines: 200 Muslim Rebels Arrive in Manila to Sign Pact - AP

Burma Party to Pick New Leaders - BBC

Why China's Anti-Access Strategy Matters - RCW opinion



Russia: Protesters Try to Gain Foothold via Elections - NYT

Big Separatist Gains in Local Belgian Elections - AP

Lithuania 'Dumps Austerity Party' - BBC

Lithuanians Sway Toward Opposition Parties - AP

Austerity Protests Are Rude Awakening in Portugal - NYT

Italian Justice Minister Says Corruption Growing - AP

Montenegro Ruling Coalition Wins Election - AP

Montenegro Ruling Party Claims Election Victory - Reuters

Peace Is a Prize, But It Was Not Won by the EU - TT editorial

Peace Prize Becoming Irrelevant - OC opinion


South Asia

Thousands Rally for Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban - AP

UAE Sends Medics to Pakistan to Evacuate Girl Shot by Taliban - Reuters

India's Shoestring Foreign Policy - TOI opinion