Small Wars Journal

28 February SWJ Roundup

Middle East / North Africa Unrest

Pressure for Change Builds Across Arab World - Washington Post

As Regimes Fall, Al Qaeda Sees History Fly By - New York Times

Libyan Protest Leaders Form National Council in East - Voice of America

Rebels in Libya Gain Power and Defectors - New York Times

Gaddafi Opponents Spread Control Into W. Libya - Washington Post

Kadafi Loses Another City to Libyan Opposition - Los Angeles Times

Libyan Forces Loyal to Gadhafi Hold Small Chunks of Territory - VOA

Gaddafi Unflinching as Rebel City Fears Counter-Attack - Reuters

Libya: Oil Flows as Rebels Gain - Wall Street Journal

Libya Unrest: Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Crisis - BBC News

Get Tough on Libya, Senators Tell Obama - Washington Times

Clinton Goes on Diplomatic Offensive Against Gaddafi - Washington Post

U.S. and Allies Weigh Libya No-Fly Zone - New York Times

U.S. Wants Tough European Sanctions on Gadhafi - Associated Press

U.K., Germany Fly Secret Missions Into Libya - Associated Press

Gadhafi Hits Social Media - Washington Times

Qaddafi YouTube Spoof by Israeli Gets Arab Fans - New York Times

Tunisian Prime Minister Resigns Amid Protests - Voice of America

Tunisian Premier Resigns - New York Times

Tunisians Celebrate Prime Minister's Resignation - Washington Post

Hundreds Protest Lebanon's Sectarian Government System - VOA

Bahrain Protesters Block Parliament - Associated Press

Yemen's Parties to Join Anti-President Protests - Associated Press

Clashes Between Police, Protesters Kill 2 in Oman - Voice of America

Oman Joins Protest Wave, 2 Die in Clashes - New York Times

Omani Protesters Block Road to Port After 6 Die - Reuters

Hezbollah is Watching - Washington Post opinion


Iraqi PM Maliki Pledges Reform after 'Day of Rage' - Washington Post

Iraq PM Sets Government 100 Day Deadline After Protests - Reuters

Iraqi Women Work to Halt Bombers, Paycheck Elusive - New York Times

Briton Awaits Verdict in Iraq Murder Trial - Associated Press

Baghdad Killings Soldier Danny Fitzsimons Fears Hanging - BBC News


U.S. Accuses Iran of 'Blatant' Rights Violations - Reuters


Israeli Panel Finds No Crime in 2002 Assassination - New York Times


U.S. Repositions Troops in Eastern Afghanistan - Associated Press

NATO: 2 Service Members Killed in Afghanistan - Associated Press

Blasts kill 10 in Afghanistan - Los Angeles Times

Taliban Say They Have Canadian Missing in Afghanistan - Reuters

Afghan Team Says NATO Killed Civilians in Strikes - New York Times

U.S. Department of Defense

Potlike Drug Said to be Popular at Naval Academy - Washington Post

United States

Muslim Radicalism Hearings Spark Anxiety - Washington Post

Abuse Often Follows Afghans to America - New York Times

Last World War I Veteran Dies at 110 - Associated Press


Ruthless New Breed of Somali Pirates Craves Riches - Washington Times

Clashes Kill 10 in Sudan's Abyei Flashpoint - Reuters

Fighting in Ivory Coast Disrupts National TV Broadcasts - Voice of America

Gunmen in Congo Attack President's House - New York Times


Drug Boss Sergio 'el Toto' Mora Held Over U.S. Killing - BBC News

Local Mexico Drug Boss Tied to U.S. Agent Death Caught - Reuters

28 in Mexico Killed in Attacks - Associated Press

Mexico Police Find 4 Bodies in Clandestine Grave - Associated Press

Cuba Intensifies Campaign Against Dissidents - Associated Press

Return of Aristide to Haiti Appears to Have Stalled - New York Times

Asia Pacific

Heavy Police Presence Thwarts Call for Protests in China - VOA

Call for Protests in China Draws More Police than Protesters - New York Times

China: Middle East-inspired Protesters Challenged - Washington Post

U.S., S. Korea Begin Military Drill Amid N. Korean War Threats - VOA

North Korea Threatens 'Firing Attacks' on South - Washington Post

Vietnam Dissident Detained for Revolution Calls - Associated Press

Thailand: Reuters Journalist's Death Not Solved - Associated Press


France: Sarkozy Fires Foreign Minister - Washington Post

French Foreign Minister Alliot-Marie Quits Over Tunisia - BBC News

Russia Aims to Reform Corrupt Police - Los Angeles Times

Irish Coalition Talks Under Way - BBC News

South Asia

India Raises Social Spending in Populist Budget - Reuters