Small Wars Journal

4 June SWJ Roundup

Small Wars Journal Daily Roundup

US Naval Institute Daily - USNI

Real Clear World - RCP



Intrigue in Karzai Family Clouds Afghanistan’s Fate - NYT

Bank Case Gets Tribunal at Behest of Karzai - NYT

Aid Workers Saved After Death Threat, Afghan Official Says - AP

Rays of Hope in Afghanistan - WT opinion



9 Militants in Killed in Suspected US Drone Strike - CNN

Officials: US Drone Strike in Pakistan Kills 8 - AP



Putin Hosts EU Chiefs for Talks on Syria - VOA

Clinton: Russia Needs to Back Syrian Transition to Remove Assad - VOA

Clinton Steps Up Pressure on Russia on Syria - AP

China's Top Paper Warns Against Armed Intervention in Syria - Reuters

Houla Massacre of 108 Marks New Low in Syria - WP

Syria's Assad Denies Responsibility for Houla Massacre - VOA

Assad Condemns Houla Massacre, Blaming Terrorists - NYT

Assad Denies Houla Massacre Role - BBC

Syrian President Blames ‘Outside Forces’ for Crisis - AP

A Peace Plan in Name Only - NYT opinion



US: Iranian Accusations Will Not Derail Moscow Talks - VOA

Khamenei: Sanctions Deepen Hatred of West - VOA

Iran's Khamenei: Israel Risks ‘Lightning’ Reply - AP



Presidential Hopeful and Former PM Attacks Brotherhood’s Candidate - WP

Egypt Crisis: Shafiq Condemns Presidential Rival Mursi - BBC

Political Clashes and Vow of Appeal in Verdict on Mubarak and Aides - NYT

Egypt Prosecutor to Appeal Mubarak Verdict - VOA

Victims of Egypt's Old Regime Still Await Justice - AP


Middle East / North Africa

7 Wounded in Israeli Airstrike on Gaza Strip - VOA

Israel to Jail Illegal Migrants for Up to 3 Years - Reuters

Lebanon Sends Troops to Port City - BBC

Religious Edict Seen as Aiding Embattled Iraq PM - AP

Libya's Highest Court Hears Appeal on Speech Law - AP


Al Qaeda

Bin Laden Spent Wealth on Attacks, Guests - Reuters


Cyber Warfare

The Growing Cyber Arms Race - WP editorial


US Department of Defense

Some Lawmakers Look for Way Out as Defense Cuts Near - NYT

Delta Force: Army’s ‘Quiet Professionals’ - WT

Documentary Unveils Rape in US Military with Testimonials - S&S

Women in Combat - NYT editorial

Wanted: New Planes - WT opinion


United States

Lessons Learned From Eisenhower - IHT opinion


United Kingdom

Britain's Queen Joins Giant Flotilla for Jubilee Celebration - VOA

Queen's Pageant Cheered by Crowds - BBC

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Happy and Glorious - TT

Britain Celebrates Queen’s 60-Year Reign - BBC

In Britain, the Queen Has Her Day - WP

British Queen Leads 1,000-Strong Jubilee Flotilla - AP

Drenched Crowds Laugh Off Deluge for Jubilee Party - Reuters

The Queen’s New Popularity - WP opinion



As Vatican Manages Crisis, Book Details Infighting - NYT



Bomber Strikes Nigerian Church, as Attacks on Christians Mount - NYT

Church Bombing Kills 15 in Nigeria - VOA

Car Bombing at North Nigeria Church Kills 15 - AP

Deadly Blast Hits Nigeria Church - BBC

Passenger Plane Crash in Nigeria Kills All on Board - AP

Airlift Returns S. Sudanese Refugees Home - VOA

Thousands of Sudanese 'Flee to South Sudan' - BBC

Rwanda Military Aiding DRC Mutiny, Report Says - BBC

Rwanda Army Officials Supporting Congo Rebels - Reuters



Alleged Colombian Gang Leader Seized in Venezuela - AP

Venezuela Arrests Colombian Drug Lord Diego Rastrojo - BBC

Dozens of Guns Seized Inside Venezuelan Prison - AP

3 Paramedics, Salesman Killed in Western Mexico - AP

Mexico's Ruling Party Blasts Ex-President for Backing Rivals - Reuters

Honduras Sets Up Anti-corruption Body - BBC

Nicaragua ex-Contra Leader Adolfo Calero Dies Aged 81 - BBC


Asia Pacific / Central

Dempsey: Allies’ Reaction Shows Asia-Pacific Strategy ‘On Track’ - AFPS

Panetta Calls for More Access to Pacific Harbors - VOA

Dempsey Details Plan for ‘Singapore-managed’ Ships - AFPS

Panetta’s Cam Ranh Bay Visit Symbolizes Growing US-Vietnam Ties - AFPS

Defense Secretary Panetta Highlights US Ties to Vietnam During Visit - WP

Panetta Sends Message to China on Vietnam Visit - AP

Vietnam: First Top US Official Since War to Visit Old US Navy Base - S&S

Dempsey Arrives in Philippines for High-level Meetings - AFPS

US Urges China to Free Tiananmen Protesters - VOA

US Presses China over Tiananmen - BBC

Ex-Beijing Mayor Backs Away from Account of Tiananmen Crackdown - WP

Japan Arrests Fugitive Wanted in 1995 Gas Attack - NYT

Hints of a Rift Between Burma’s Political Reformers - NYT

Mongolia ex-Leader Condemns Trial - BBC



Clinton Says US Economic Recovery Needs Europe at "Full Speed" - VOA

Clinton: US Needs Europe 'Operating at Full Speed' - AP

France Says Determined to Improve Budget Credibility - Reuters

Europe’s Grim Choices - WP opinion


South Asia

India’s Anti-corruption Crusaders Try to Breathe Life into Campaign - WP