Small Wars Journal

5 September SWJ Roundup

Small Wars Journal Daily Roundup

US Naval Institute Daily - USNI

Real Clear World - RCP


ISAF, Afghans Working to Curb Insider Threats, Spokesman Says - AFPS

Bomber Kills at Least 25 at Afghan Funeral - NYT

Bomber 'Kills 25' Afghan Mourners in Nangarhar - BBC

ISAF Operations Summary - AFPS

Mobilize for Afghan Democracy - WPJ opinion



Iran Supplying Syrian Military via Iraqi Airspace - NYT

Ban to Tell UN Syria Situation Grave and Deteriorating - VOA

Ban Ki-Moon Says Syria Arms Suppliers Spreading Misery - Reuters

Envoy Warns UN on Syria Conflict - BBC

UN Chief: Both Sides in Syria Violating Rights - AP

UN Says 100,000 Refugees Fled Syria in August - NYT

Iraq Wary Over Sectarian Pull of Syria Crisis - Reuters

Police, Anti-Assad Protesters Clash in Egypt - AP

Hackers Backing Syrian Regime Hit Al-Jazeera - AP


Middle East / North Africa

White House: 'No Daylight' Between US, Israel Over Iran Nuclear Program - VOA

Israel Tries to Ease Differences With US Over Iran - AP

In Iran, Sanctions Take Toll on the Sick - WP

Upcoming US, Israeli Exercise Underscores Relations - AFPS

Arafat Death: French Judges to Visit West Bank - BBC

French Judges Investigating Arafat's Death Seek Exhumation - Reuters

Donors Pledge Another $2.4 Billion to Yemen - VOA

Saudi Conference Pledges $6.4 Billion for Yemen - AP

Bahrain Rejects Activists' Appeal - BBC

Bahrain Court Upholds Life Sentences for Activists - AP

Egypt to Try Ex-Official on Charge of Corruption - NYT

Alcohol Sparks Tunisia Hotel Raid - BBC

Egypt’s Economic Struggle - NYT editorial

Iran's Nuclear Bomb Is Just About Ready - TOI opinion

President Obama Has Failed on Iran - RVW opinion

The Truth About Obama and Israel - NYT opinion

Israel Betrayed? - WT opinion


US Department of Defense

Pentagon: Bin Laden Raid Book Reveals Classified Information - VOA

Pentagon Says Ex-SEAL Book Contains Secrets - AP

Pentagon: Navy SEAL Book Contains Classified Information - Reuters

Concerns Persist Over Ex-SEAL’s bin Laden Raid Book - AFPS

Battaglia Asks Leaders to Engage, Troubled Troops to Reach Out - AFPS


United States

Democrat Convention Opens with Series of Attacks on Romney - WP

Party Platforms Are Poles Apart in Their View of the Nation - NYT

Airlines to Face Trial Over 9/11 - NYT

Call the Haqqani Network Terrorists - WP editorial

No Penalty for CIA Torture - NYT editorial


United Kingdom

Revamped Cabinet in First Meeting - BBC

British Premier Reshuffles Cabinet - NYT

Missiles Thrown at Police During Third Night of N. Belfast Trouble - BBC

UK's 'Most Wanted' in Cyprus Revealed - BBC



Quebec Separatists Win Election - BBC

Quebec Separatists to Form Minority Government - Reuters

Violence Mars Victory Party for Separatists in Quebec - NYT

Gunman Kills 1 at Rally for New Quebec Premier - AP

Fatal Shooting Overshadows Narrow Win by Quebec Separatists - Reuters



Experts Issue a Warning as Food Prices Shoot Up - NYT



Kenya's Navy Shells Somali City - BBC

DR Congo Says Rwanda Withdraws Troops Helping Rebels - VOA

DR Congo Government Seeks UN Mission Change - VOA

Sudanese Activist Says Uprising is Imminent - WT

Islamic Militant Group in Northern Mali Expanding Southward - VOA

Mali Requests Military Assistance to Free North - Reuters

Liberians Reluctantly Reactivate Army - WT

South African Union to Strikers: Be Wary of 'Opportunists' - VOA

World Bank Pledges Support for Ivory Coast, Urges True Peace - Reuters

Nigeria Pledges to Clean Up Deadly Lead Poisoning - VOA



Mexico’s Calderon Hails Economic Legacy, Drug Fight in Last Address - WT

Mexican Marines Detain Alleged Gulf Drug Cartel Leader - AP

Mexico Catches Leader of Gulf Cartel Drug Gang - Reuters

Mexico: Attack on US Embassy Car Was an Accident - AP

Colombia Will Restart Peace Process With FARC - NYT

Colombia, FARC Rebels Agree to Talks - WP

Colombia-Rebel Peace Talks Announced - AP

Colombia FARC Talks Details Laid Out - BBC

Colombian Peace Talks to Begin in October in Norway - Reuters

Venezuela's Chavez Hails Colombia-FARC Peace Talks - AP

Colombia's 'Queen of Cocaine' Shot to Death - AP

Colombia: ‘Cocaine Queen's’ Killers Sought - BBC

Venezuela's Chavez: Infamous Bush Insult Was Not Scripted - Reuters

Honduras Signs Deal to Create Private Cities - AP

Mexico's Dangerous, Corrupt Police - NI opinion


Asia Pacific / Central

APEC Leaders to Discuss Rival South China Sea Claims - VOA

Will South China Sea Disputes Lead to War? - VOA

Japan 'to Buy Disputed East China Sea Islands' - BBC

Japan to Buy Disputed East China Sea Islands - Reuters

Hillary Clinton Arrives in China - WP

Smiles and Barbs for Clinton in China - NYT

China: Clinton Meeting with Xi Cancelled - VOA

China: Clinton Meets Hu Amid Sea Tension - BBC

Clinton Seeks Chinese Accord on South China Sea - AP

Clinton's China Visit Produces No Breakthrough - AP

Chinese Official Demoted Amid New Political Scandal - VOA

Report: Chinese Police Raid Tibetan Monastery - AP

India and China Agree to Resume Joint Military Exercises - AP

'Cheated' China Firm Urges Beijing Not to Push Investment in N. Korea - Reuters

North Korea Launches Barbed Attack on Chinese Investor - Reuters

N. Korea Convening Parliament for 2nd Time Under Kim - AP

N. Korea Rubberstamp Assembly to Hold Rare Second Session - Reuters

False Spy Claims Cost South Korea $2m - BBC

Asian Stocks Down as US Manufacturing Disappoints - AP

Gunmen Kill Son of Filipino Anti-Mining Activist - AP

Vietnam Arrests Former Chairman of State Shipping Line - Reuters

The Biggest Risk to North Korea - WP opinion



France: Hollande’s Family Troubles in Spotlight - WP

Illegal Migrants Expelled from Spanish Islet - VOA

HRW Report Calls for Turkey to End Impunity for State Killings - VOA

Azerbaijan: Hero’s Welcome for Convicted Killer Reignites Tensions - NYT

Europe Opens Inquiry Into Gazprom Trade Practices - NYT

Former Satellites Take on Europe - WT opinion


South Asia

India and China Agree to Resume Joint Military Exercises - AP

India’s Premier Becomes Tragic Figure - WP

India Police Raid Coal Companies - BBC

Quota Bill in India Parliament - BBC

India / Sri Lanka: Two Hungry Nations Collide Over Fishing - NYT

Pakistan's Christian Cabinet Member Urges Blasphemy Rethink - TT

Call the Haqqani Network Terrorists - WP editorial