Small Wars Journal

22 August SWJ Roundup

Mon, 08/22/2011 - 5:57am


Libyan Rebels Enter Central Tripoli, Crowds Celebrate - VOA

Jubilant Rebels Control Much of Tripoli - NYT

Libyan Rebels Seize Most of Tripoli - WSJ

Rebels Enter Tripoli, Meet Only Sporadic Resistance - LAT

Libya Rebels Advance Into Tripoli - BBC

Libyan Rebels Converging on Tripoli - WP

Gadhafi Regime on Ropes; Rebels March to Heart of Tripoli - USAT

Final Battle for Libya Under Way as Rebels Advance - TT

Rebels Stream into Capital, Capture Qaddafi's Sons - CSM

Gadhafi’s Fate in Question; Sons Detained - WT

Mountain Rebels May Have Turned Tide in Tripoli - LAT

A Headlong Rush Into a Cheering Capital - NYT

Gaddafi's Son Seif al-Islam Arrested - TT

Libya Rebels in Tripoli, Gadhafi Defenses Collapse - AP

Rebels Enter Tripoli, Crowds Celebrate in Streets - Reuters

Rebels in Tripoli as Qadhafi Defenses Collapse - USN&WR

Rebels Enter Tripoli, No Resistance, Where's Muammar? - Time

Libya Endgame Begins as Fighting Engulfs Tripoli - TG

Surveillance and Coordination With NATO Aided Rebels - NYT

Rebel-Held Benghazi Erupts With Joy - WSJ

Analysis: Libya Rebels Seek to Avoid Tripoli Battle - Reuters

Gadhafi Surfaces after Day of Rebel Advances on Tripoli - McClatchy

Gaddafi Says Will Stay in Tripoli 'Until the End' - Reuters

Clashes Near Gadhafi Compound in Libyan Capital - AP

Gaddafi Tanks Emerge After Rebels Sweep Into Tripoli - Reuters

Libya's Future Shrouded in Uncertainty - USAT

NATO: Gadhafi Regime 'Clearly Crumbling' - AP

Gaddafi Defector Sees End of Regime in 10 Days - Reuters

US Urges Libya Rebels to Plan Post-Gaddafi Era - Reuters

NATO Racing to Wrap Up Libya Campaign - AP

NATO Says Ready to Work With Libya Rebels - Reuters

UK Urges Libyan Rebels to Keep Order in Tripoli - Reuters

EU Says Planning Underway for Post-Gaddafi Libya - Reuters

Who Can Unite Libya if Gaddafi Falls? - Reuters

ICC Says Gaddafi's Son Saif Al-Islam Detained - Reuters

World to Gadhafi: Surrender - AP

Australia PM Calls for Gaddafi to Face International Court - Reuters

Reactions to Rebel Advance Into Tripoli - Reuters

Latest Updates on the Battle for Tripoli - NYT

Endgame in Libya - WP opinion



Afghan Panel Upends Vote Results - NYT

Afghan Panel Cites Voting Fraud - WP

Afghan Election Commission Calls for 9 Lawmakers to Be Replaced - VOA

Election Panel Expels 9 Lawmakers from Parliament - LAT

Unlikely Unit Leads Assault Into Taliban Stronghold - S&S

Trauma Team Faces Steady Press of War - MCT/USAT

Australian Soldier Killed on Patrol in Afghanistan - AP

Bomb in Afghan Market Kills 2 Civilians - AP

Afghanistan is in Trouble - WP opinion


Israel / Palestinians

Israeli Politicians Call for Major Military Action in Gaza – LAT

Egypt and Israel Move to Halt Growth of Crisis - NYT

Row Over Killings Shows Egypt-Israel Ties Cooling - Reuters

Concerns Over Israel-Gaza Unrest - BBC

Israel-Gaza Violence Threatens Protest Movement - AP

Gaza Militants Renew Rocket Fire Despite Truce - AP



Syrian Leader to Appear on National Television, Crackdown Continues - VOA

Syrian Leader Dismisses Calls to Step Down - NYT

Syria Hits Point of No Return Amid Broad Isolation - AP

Syria Government 'Will Not Fall' - BBC

Syria’s Assad Says Regime Not in Danger - AP

Assad Warns Action Against Syria Will Backfire - Reuters

Syria Accused of Covering Up Damage at Palestinian Refugee Camp - LAT

UN to Examine Violence in Syria - VOA



Iraq Militants Say Violence Is to Avenge Bin Laden - NYT

Al-Qaida in Iraq: 100 Attacks to Avenge Bin Laden - AP

Iraq Dreams Big With Infrastructure Projects - Reuters

Airstrike Kills 7 in Northern Iraq - NYT

Seven Iraqis Killed in Turkish Airstrike - Reuters



Iran Starts Moving Uranium Centrifuges to Bunker - Reuters

Families Maintain Hope Iran will Release US Hikers - AP

US 'Disappointed' as Hikers Jailed - BBC



At Least 11 Killed in Yemen Suicide Bombings - VOA

Suicide Blasts Kill 11 Tribesmen in Southern Yemen - AP


Middle East / North Africa

Record Number of Women Run for Office in UAE - VOA

'Flagman' Becomes Instant Hero at Egypt Protest - AP

Latest Developments in Arab World's Unrest - AP


US Department of Defense

Pentagon, Scarred by 9/11, Adapts to New Fight - AP

US Coast Guard Struggling to Update Aging Fleet - S&S

Military Installs High-powered Radiation Detectors in Japan - S&S


United States

War’s Echoes Distant on Home Front - WP

Violent Crimes Vex the Peace Corps - WP

Laser Advances in Nuclear Fuel Stir Terror Fear - NYT

Bomb-sniffing Dogs are a Breed Apart, TSA Finds - USAT



Dozens Killed in South Sudan Violence - VOA

Tribal Clashes Raise Fears of Instability in South Sudan - NYT

South Sudan Officials: 185 Killed in Clashes - AP

3 Killed in Central Nigeria Village Attack - AP

Suspected Somali Pirates Hijack Tanker, 21 Crew - VOA



Do More Troops Mean Less Crime in Latin America? - CSM

Drug Smuggling Between US and Mexico a Two-Way Street - NYT

Amid Abductions, Mexicans Try Tracking Devices - WP

US Aid a Factor in Colombian Scandals - WP

Honduran Peasants' Leader Killed – BBC

Bolivia: Morales Accuses US of Inciting Marchers - AP


Asia Pacific

China and US Choose Safe Site for Biden Visit - NYT

Biden Tells China US Investments ‘Safe’ - WP

China's Uighur Petitioners Face Abuse in Beijing - LAT

Vietnam Security Forces Detain Anti-China Protesters - VOA

Biden Praises Mongolia's Democratic Development - AP

Russia Trip Hints North Korea Is Ready to Do Business - NYT

Symbol of Inter-Korean Detente Faces Demise - AP

Pyongyang Expels South Koreans From 'Peace' Resort - Reuters

Militants Abduct 2 Traders in Southern Philippines - AP

UN Human Rights Envoy Visits Burma - VOA

Okinawa Aims to Wean Itself Off Military Dollars - S&S



Russian Stealth Fighter Aborts Takeoff at Air Show - AP

Norwegian King Leads Memorial Service for Massacre Victims - VOA

Norway Remembers Massacre Victims - BBC


South Asia

Thousands Back Antigraft Hunger Strike in New Delhi - NYT

Indian Leader Suggests Hazare's Demands Simplistic - AP

Indian Activist Unmoved by Govt Response to Fast - AP

Police Officer Killed in Sri Lanka 'Grease Devil' Riot - Reuters