Small Wars Journal

27 November SWJ Roundup

US Naval Institute Daily - USNI

Real Clear World - RCP


Taliban Paid £100 a Month to Stop Fighting - TT

Marines to Wind Down Afghan Combat in 2012 - AP



Pakistan: NATO Raid Kills 26 Pakistani Troops  - VOA

Pakistan Says NATO Killed Troops in Strikes - WSJ

Pakistan Says NATO Attack Kills Dozens of Soldiers - NYT

Dozens of Pakistani Troops Die in NATO Attack on Checkpost - WP

NATO Attack Allegedly Kills 24 Pakistani Troops - AP

Pakistan Halts NATO Supply Route in Anger Over Helicopter Attack - VOA

Pakistan Orders NATO and US Review after Deadly Border Strike - BBC

Pakistan Stops NATO Supplies After Raid Kills Up to 28 - Reuters

Pakistan Secretly Helps, Publicly Hits US Interests - WT

Factbox-Ties Between Pakistan and US in Crisis - Reuters



US Soldiers Assess 'Peaks and Valleys,' Prospects of Final Attack - CSM

Iraq’s Young Inherit a Nation Scarred - WP

In Iraq, Bombs Kill at Least 11 in 2 Attacks - NYT

Bomb Blasts in Baghdad Kill at Least 15 - BBC

Bombs Kill 15 In and Around Baghdad - AP

Multiple Baghdad Blasts Kill at Least 13 People - Reuters

US Military Legacy Rubs Off on Iraqi Youth - AP



Iran Threatens to Hit Turkey if US, Israel Attack - AP

Iran Says Could Target Turkey Missile Shield - Reuters

Lobbying for Iranian Exiles on Terrorist List - NYT

Iran's Parliament Says to Reduce Ties With Britain -AP



Egyptians Clash Ahead of Elections - VOA

Egypt Police Clash with Activists - BBC

Egypt Braces for Fresh Clashes - NYT

Protester Killed in Cairo Unrest - WP

Egyptian Protesters Clash With Police, 1 Dead - AP

Islamists Strong Ahead of Egypt Poll, Unrest Seen an Asset - Reuters

Egypt Protesters Demand Generals Quit - Bloomberg

Where Is the Muslim Brotherhood? - WSJ

On Eve of Egypt's Election, a Revolution Reboot - AP

Egypt Protesters Not Impressed with New PM  - CSM

Egypt's ElBaradei Ready to Head Government - AP

Egypt's ElBaradei Turns Up Heat on Ruling Generals - Reuters

3 American Students Arrested in Cairo Back in US - AP

Cairo Undone - NYT opinion



Arab League Drafts Economic Sanctions - BBC

Arab States Plan to Cut Commercial Ties With Syria - Reuters

Syria Buries Security Forces as Sanctions Loom - AP

Assad Must Go - WS opinion



New Turmoil as President Comes Back to Yemen - NYT

Yemen Sets Presidential Poll Date - BBC

Yemen Sets Date for Presidential Vote - AP

Yemen Presidential Election Set for February 21 - Reuters



Moderate Islamist Party Wins Morocco’s Elections - VOA

Morocco Islamists Win Elections - BBC

Islamist Party Takes Most Seats in Morocco Poll - AP



Urgency Grows in Divided Libya, Says Jibril - CSM

Fractured Town Shows Challenges Ahead for Libya - Reuters

Libyan Women Rally to Demand Help for Rape Victims - VOA

Libyans Recover Looted Roman Antiquities - VOA


Middle East / North Africa

Hamas: Palestinians to Skip Interim Government - AP

Bahrain Creates Panel to Study Unrest Report - AP

UAE Security Court Sentences 5 Political Activists - AP

Post-Uprising, a New Battle - NYT

Latest Developments in Arab World's Unrest - AP

In the Arab World, It’s the Past vs. the Future - NYT opinion


US Department of Defense

F-35 Makes Headway Amid Criticism, US Budget Crunch - Reuters

83 Plaintiffs Join Legal Action Related to Fort Hood Shootings - S&S

MARSOC Deployment Inspires Energy Drink - MCT


United States

Zeta Launched Mexico-Style Attack in Harris County Texas - HC

No Security Without Diplomacy, Development - WT opinion



Cluster Munitions Talks Reject US Proposal - AP

The End of Foreign Aid - WP opinion



Suspected Al Shabaab Rebels Raid Kenya Police Post - Reuters

Kenya Army to Probe Shooting of 4 Men at Sea - AP

Italian Cargo Ship Is Free Off Somalia - AP

Explosions, Gunshots in Northeast Nigeria City - AP

DR Congo Hit by Pre-vote Violence - BBC

Tensions Mount Ahead of Congo Vote - WP

Congo: 2 Killed in Clashes Days Ahead of Poll - AP

Police in Congo Ban Rallies on Last Day of Campaigning - VOA

Dutchman, South African, Swede Confirmed Kidnapped in Mali - Reuters

Mali: German Killed; Dutch, S. African, Swede Seized - AP

Climate Change Hits Africa's Poorest Farmers - AP

Nigeria Mourns Death of Civil War Leader - Reuters



Colombian FARC Kill Four Hostages - BBC

Colombian Official: 4 Captives of Rebels Slain - AP

Colombia Says FARC Rebels Execute 4 Military Hostages - Reuters


Asia Pacific

Frictions Rise Between China, India - WP

Huntsman's Comment Spurs Debate in China - CSM

China Says Joint Mekong Patrols Begin in December - AP

Engineer’s Return to China Leads to Jail and Limbo - NYT

Red China Remains a Threat - WS opinion

North Korean Leader Rallies Front-line Troops - AP

Philippines Phone Hacking Tied to Terrorists - NYT



Russia: Medvedev Keeps US Missile Defense Shield in Sight - CSM

Russia WTO Accession Sparks Human-Rights Debate - WT

Russia: Putin's Party Faces Losses in Elections - WSJ

Greece May Miss 2012 Selloff Target Due to EU Crisis - Reuters

German Police, Demonstrators Clash at Nuke Protest - AP

Turkey Seeks to End Kurdish Conflict - AP

Myth of Croatian Fascism - WT opinion