28 October SWJ Roundup

Small Wars Journal Daily Roundup

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USNI Daily - Real Clear World

BBC - CNN World - CSM World - NYT World - WP World - VOA

WP National Security - WT National Security

American Forces Press Service - Abu Muqawama - Air Force Times

Armed Forces Journal - AOL Defense - Army Times - At War - Battleland - Best Defense

     Danger Room - Defense Tech - Early Warning - Foreign Affairs - Foreign Policy

Long War Journal - Marine Corps Gazette - Marine Corps Times - Military Review

National Defense - Navy Times - Parameters - Stars & Stripes - ZenPundit

CNA - CNAS - CSIS - ILW - ISW - Rand

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Afghanistan

New Afghan War Phase, with No Decisive End Seen - AP

Afghans: Taliban Kill 5 Cvilians Grabbed Off Bus - AP

4 Army Rangers Honored for Valor - S&S

British Troop Deaths 'Not Friendly Fire' - BBC

New Pakistan Outreach Could Aid Afghan Peace Deal - AP

Events to Back Charged UK Marines - BBC

Don't Toss Out Afghan Progress - TE editorial

 

Syria

Syrian Death Toll Rises to 50 Despite Cease-fire - VOA

In Syria, Cease-Fire for Holiday Falls Apart - NYT

'Truce' Hit by More Syria Clashes - BBC

Fighting Unravels Temporary Syrian Truce - CNN

Bombings, Clashes Leave Syria Truce in Tatters - AP

Hezbollah Straddles a Fine Line - WP

Iraqi Sects Join Battle in Syria on Both Sides - NYT

 

Middle East / North Africa

Israel Rattled by Rise in anti-Semitic Rhetoric from Egypt - Fox

Deadly Israeli Strike, Fire From Gaza Mar Truce - AP

Israel Kills Hamas Gunman, Gaza Salvo Hits Israeli City - Reuters

Sanction-Tested Iran Looks Inward - WP

Wave of Deadly Attacks Reported Across Iraq - VOA

Dozens Killed in Iraq Eid Attacks - BBC

Iraq Bombings, House Raids Leave 40 Dead - AP

Insurgent Attacks Kill 18 Across Iraq - AP

Europe MPs Call Off Iran Visit - BBC

Stable in its Instability, Lebanon Unlikely to See Syria-like Violence - S&S

Lebanese PM Says Resignation 'Out of the Question' - AP

Saudi Authorities Disperse Anti-Assad Protest in Mecca - Reuters

Kuwait's Turmoil Brings Rare Protest Partnership - AP

UAE Upbraids European Parliament Over Human Rights Resolution - Reuters

In Eastern Libya, Militants Hold Sway - WP

Libyan Witnesses Recount Organized Benghazi Attack - AP

The Limits of U.S. Power - JP opinion

Requiem for a Middle East Spymaster - WP opinion

 

Terrorism / Counterterrorism

Al Qaeda-Inspired Groups, Minus Goal of Striking US - NYT

Al Qaeda Leader Calls for Kidnapping of Westerners - CNN

Al Qaeda Leader Urges Kidnapping of Westerners - AP

Al Qaeda's Zawahri Calls for Kidnap of Westerners - Reuters

Indonesia Arrests 11 in Terror Plot to Bomb US Embassy, Other Targets - VOA

Indonesia Arrests 11 It Says Were Plotting Attack on US Embassy - NYT

Indonesia Makes 11 Terror Arrests - BBC

Indonesia: Suspects Planned Attack on US Embassy - AP

Indonesia Militant Arrests Show Shift to Violence - Reuters

 

US Department of Defense

Accusations Against Generals Cast Dark Shadow Over Army - WP

Army Corps of Engineers Can’t Produce $1bn of Fuel Receipts in Iraq - FP

Some Fort Hood Survivors Find Hasan’s Beard a Mockery - S&S

Pentagon Reopens Program Allowing Immigrants With Special Skills - NYT

Navy Replaces Admiral Leading Mideast Strike Group - AP

Navy Sends Va.-based Ships Out to Sea Ahead of Hurricane - DP

Shipyard Preps for Christening of the USS Minnesota - DP

Chief of Naval Operations News Reading List - USN

 

United States

Military Spending Boosts Gross Domestic Product Number - WP

Hurricane Sandy Bears Down on Eastern US - VOA

Hurricane Sandy Poised to Hammer the East Coast - WP

Storm Causes Cancellations in US Presidential Campaign - VOA

Powerful Storm Systems Continue on Collision Course - NYT

Two Storm Scenarios for DC: Bad and Worse - WP

Federal Agencies Prepare for Hurricane Sandy - AFPS

DOD, Other Agencies Monitor Hurricane Sandy - AFPS

A Smarter, Leaner Approach to Homeland Security - WT opinion

Obama’s Game of Battleship Could Prove Deadly - WT opinion

Obama Knew About the Attack, Ignored 3 Requests for Help - WT opinion

Benghazi and the Shrinking President - NR opinion

 

United Kingdom

European Union Exit? Concerns Grow for Britain - NYT

UK Police Arrest Man in Savile Investigation - AP

The Endangered United Kingdom - TNI opinion

 

Africa

Satellite Images Suggest Airstrike on Sudan Site - AP

Sudan Rebels Shell Southern City During Defense Minister Visit - Reuters

Explosion Strikes North Nigeria Catholic Church - AP

Two Suicide Bombers Attack North Nigeria Church - Reuters

Suspected Coup Leader Arrested in Guinea Bissau - VOA

Guinea Bissau 'Coup Leader Held' - BBC

Guinea Bissau Arrests Suspected Counter-Coup Bid Leader - Reuters

Police Use Force In Miners Strike In South Africa - AP

Sacked South Africa Miners Reinstated - BBC

 

Americas

Peru Clashes: Two More Die in Lima Market Protests - BBC

2 More Deaths in Rioting at Peru Wholesale Market - AP

 

Asia / Pacific

Australia Unveils Asia Manifesto - BBC

US Candidates Differ on Handling China's Rise - VOA

Outspoken China Officers a Challenge to the Party - AP

China: Rare Earth Minerals Export Limits Backfire - WP

China Leader's Persona Forged by Harsh Early Life - AP

Chinese Premier’s Family Disputes Article on Riches - NYT

Report: China Premier's Family Denies Huge Wealth - AP

Residents Clash with Police in Eastern China - VOA

Protests Against Expansion of China Chemical Plant Turn Violent - NYT

Tensions Mount as Police Grab Protesters in China - AP

Seven Tibetans Burn Themselves in Anti-China Protests - Reuters

A Declining Japan Loses its Optimists - WP

Philippines Rebel Leader: Challenges Exist With Peace Deal - VOA

Indonesia Arrests 11 in Terror Plot to Bomb US Embassy, Other Targets - VOA

Indonesia Arrests 11 It Says Were Plotting Attack on US Embassy - NYT

Indonesia Makes 11 Terror Arrests - BBC

Indonesia: Suspects Planned Attack on US Embassy - AP

Indonesia Militant Arrests Show Shift to Violence - Reuters

Human Rights Group Calls for Protection of Muslims in Burma - VOA

UN Says 22,000 Displaced in Burma Unrest - AP

Burma Admits Rakhine Destruction - BBC

Fleeing Muslims Seek Food, Shelter After Burma Sectarian Chaos - Reuters

China Could Turn Over a New Leaf - TG editorial

 

Europe

Russia Detains Protest Leaders - WP

Russian Opposition Leaders Detained in Moscow - AP

Russian Billionaire Says He Will Concentrate on Politics - NYT

Ukrainian President Yanukovich's Party Set to Win Poll - Reuters

List of Swiss Accounts Turns Up the Heat in Greece - NYT

Spain Anti-Austerity Protests Draw Thousands - AP

Spain: French Police Arrest Top Basque ETA Leader - AP

Berlusconi Threatens Italy Cabinet - BBC

I'm Back: Berlusconi's Post-Conviction About-Face in Italy - AP

Italy: Tens of Thousands Protest Against Austerity in Rome - Reuters

 

South Asia

A Village Rape Shatters a Family, and India’s Traditional Silence - NYT

India Premier Inducts Younger Ministers in Cabinet - AP

New Pakistan Outreach Could Aid Afghan Peace Deal - AP

2 Killed in Shrine Bombing in Northwest Pakistan - AP

US Officials Pull Pakistani Politician Off Plane - Reuters

Pakistani Drone Critic Says US Held Him for Questioning - CNN

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