Small Wars Journal

3 April SWJ Roundup

Small Wars Journal Daily Roundup

Defense, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Economics, & More


USNI Daily - Real Clear Defense - Real Clear World

BBC - CNN World - CSM World - LAT 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 - CSM Backchannels

Battleland - Best Defense - Danger Room - Defense Tech - DoD Buzz - Early Warning

Foreign Affairs - Foreign Policy - David Ignatius

Infinity Journal - The Interpreter - Kings of War

Long War Journal - Marine Corps Gazette

Marine Corps Times - Military Review - National Defense - Navy Times - Parameters

Security Clearance - Stars & Stripes - Wings Over Iraq - ZenPundit

CNA - CNAS - CSIS - ILW - ISW - Rand - TJF



Taliban Assault on Compound in Afghanistan Kills Dozens - NYT

Taliban Launches Attack in Afghanistan, Killing Dozens - WP

Report: Karzai Says Taliban Chief Could Deek Election - AP

Tensions Flare Anew One Day After Dunford Visit to Pakistan - S&S

As US Packs Up in Afghanistan, the Return of the Dreaded MRE - S&S

ISAF Operations Summary - AFPS



US and Jordan Stepping Up Training of Opposition Forces - WP

Israel Says Tanks Responded to Shots Fired From Syrian Side - NYT

Rebels Capture Military Base in Southern Syria - AP

Hearing Delayed for US Army Veteran Accused in Syria Fighting - AP

Rebels Buffeted by Internal & Regional Strife - Economist editorial

The Chaos in Syria - WP opinion


North Korea

US Strategy Takes Korean Crisis Into New Territory - AFP

US, S. Korea Not Backing Down to N. Korea's Threats - S&S

China's Anger at N. Korea Overcomes Worry Over US Stealth Flights - Reuters

North Korea Crisis Gone Too Far, Says UN - BBC

N. Korea Halts Commuters Going to Kaesong - S&S

North Korea Blocks Workers From South at the Border - NYT

N. Korea Bans Entry of S. Koreans to Joint Industrial Park - WP

N. Korea Blocks South Workers from Kaesong Industrial Zone - BBC

Answering North Korea - WP editorial

‘Nuclear Zero’ is Dangerous to US, Allies - S&S opinion


Middle East / North Africa

US Restraint in Syria Could Aid Iran Nuclear Talks - AP

UN Nuke Chief Concerned About Iran - AP

Clashes Resume Across Israel-Gaza Border as Tensions Mount - NYT

Israel Launches Air Strike on Gaza - BBC

Hamas Confirms Leader Khaled Mashaal's Re-election - AP

Palestinian Prisoners Protest Death - BBC

Death of Palestinian Prisoner in Israel Sparks Protests - WP

Outrage at Saudi Paralysis Sentence - BBC

Egyptians Struggle as Wary Tourists Stay Away - NYT

Egypt: US 'Meddling' Over Satirist Blasted - BBC

Diplomatic Incident Arises Over Egyptian Comedian - NYT

Egypt Protest Over Food Poisoning - BBC

Report: Algeria Terror Suspects Were Canadian - AP

2 Canadians Who Joined Algeria Attack Identified - NYT

Fewer Drones Could Earn Yemenis’ Trust - S&S opinion

The War on Christians in the Middle East - USAT opinion

Egypt Becoming a Nightmare for Muslim Brothers - JP opinion

Tunisia & Egypt Need Arab Revolts to Spread - Guardian opinion


US Department of Defense

Military Sees Broader Role for Special Operations Forces - NYT

CBO: Scrap Army Ground Combat Vehicle - AOL Defense

DOD Inspector General finds $900M Stockpile of Stryker Parts - TNT

Brain Research Could Lead to Breakthroughs for Troops with TBI, PTSD - S&S

Hagel to Forfeit Part of Salary in Keeping With Furloughs - Bloomberg

Stratcom Advocates for Current, Future Capabilities - AFPS

Official Explains New Homeland Defense/Civil Support Strategy - AFPS

The Best of Military Photography - WP

How America Lost Its Four Great Generals - Commentary opinion

Another Washington Commission for a Serious Problem - WP opinion


United States

US Grows More Helpful to International Criminal Court - NYT

Unknown Fate of 3 Marines Left in Cambodia Haunts Families, Comrades - S&S

Obama Proposes Brain Mapping Project - BBC


United Nations

UN Adopts Treaty Regulating Multibillion-dollar Global Arms Trade - WP

UN Treaty First Aimed at Regulating Global Arms Sales - NYT

UN Passes Global Arms Trade Treaty - BBC



Tribute to SA Troops Killed in CAR - BBC

Sudanese Political Prisoners Freed - BBC

Key Roads 'Reopened' in Somalia - BBC



Venezuela Election Campaign Starts - BBC

Pele Was Probed by Brazil Military - BBC


Asia / Pacific

New Bird Flu Strain Spurs Fear in China - WP

Two Major Air Pollutants Increase in China - NYT

China Frees Frail Tibetan in Prison for Activism - NYT

Hagel Hosts Singapore's Prime Minister at Pentagon - AFPS

Vietnam Land Eviction Trial Begins - BBC

Facing Tests, Malaysia’s Leader Calls for Elections - NYT

Malaysia PM Set for General Election - BBC

Imam Probed Over Burma School Blaze - BBC

War with China Is Not Inevitable - JT opinion



Kosovo Talks End Without Agreement - NYT

Serbia-Kosovo Talks End Without Deal - BBC

Google Faces European Privacy Probe - BBC

Did Putin Sink Cyprus? - NYT opinion


South Asia

Deadly Raid on Pakistan Power Plant - BBC

Pakistani Youth 'Favor Sharia Law' - BBC