Small Wars Journal

9 June SWJ Roundup

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 12:13am

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USNI Daily - Real Clear Defense - Real Clear World - The Daily Humanitarian

BBC - CNN World - CSM World - LAT World - NYT World - WP World

Security Clearance - Stars & Stripes - War on the Rocks - War Council

War is Boring - Warscapes - WhyDev - Wings Over Iraq - VOA

WP National Security - WT National Security - American Forces Press Service

AidSpeak - Air Force Times - Armed Forces Journal

AOL Defense - Army Times - At War - Barefoot Strategist - CSM Backchannels

DEFCON Hill - Best Defense - Danger Room - Defense News

Defense One - Defense Tech - DoD Buzz - The Diplomat - Clausewitz Homepage

Early Warning - Eurasia Review - Foreign Affairs - Foreign Policy - Fortuna’s Corner

Ground Force Dialogue - David Ignatius - Defense in Depth - Defense Tech

Early Warning Blog - Feral Jundi - Infinity Journal

Informal Institute for National Security Thinkers and Practitioners

Information Dissemination - The Interpreter - Kings of War - Long War Journal

Marine Corps Gazette - Marine Corps Times

Maritime Executive - The Military Leader - Military Review

MountainRunner - National Defense - Navy Times - Next Navy - Parameters - RUSI

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


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Afghanistan Tightens Election Security After Abdullah Attack - Reuters

US Values Collided in Bergdahl's Predicament - S&S

In Two Capitals, Questions Over POW Deal - NYT

Kerry Says 5 Released Taliban Risk Death if They Fight Again - TWB

US Lawmakers to Probe Bergdahl Release - VOA

Military Source: Bergdahl Says He Was Beaten, Caged by Taliban - VOA

Bergdahl Says He Was Tortured, Kept in a Cage - WP

Bergdahl Says He Was Tortured by Taliban Captors - AP

FBI Investigates Threats Against Bergdahl Family - AP

Bergdahl’s Father Now Under Scrutiny Himself - LAT

Rice Compares Bergdahl Controversy to Benghazi Uproar - WP

Afghanistan Says Pakistan-Based Group Involved in Abdullah Attack - Reuters

'Korengal' Shows the Lasting Effects of War on US Troops - LAT

Family Adopts Marine Dog That Was With Their Son When He Was Killed - LAT

Bergdahl Swap Shows Deals Can Be Made With Taliban - WP Opinion

Why the Rush to Rancor About Bergdahl? - WP Opinion


Ukraine / Russia / Related Issues

New Ukrainian President Calls For an End to War - WP

Ukraine's Poroshenko Plans New Team to Take on Putin - Reuters

Ukraine Clashes 'Must End This Week' - BBC


Terrorism / Counterterrorism

Guantanamo Prisoners Set to Leave Amid Trade Furor - AP


US Department of Defense

Green Berets: The Silent Experts of Unconventional Warfare - TS

In Era of Tight Budgets, How Many Aircraft Carriers are Enough? - S&S

Dunford to Become Next Top Officer of Marine Corps - WP

Air Shows' Link to Military Recruitment Iffy - PT-R

I’m an Army Veteran, and My Benefits Are Too Generous - WP Opinion


Supreme Allied Commander Europe

Breedlove Emphasizes Afghanistan, Ukraine Among his Priorities - AFPS

Breedlove Supports Returning European Sites to Host Nations - AFPS


United States

Rice Compares Bergdahl Controversy to Benghazi Uproar - WP

2 Officers Among the Dead After Las Vegas Shooting - WP

Five Dead in Las Vegas Shootings - BBC

CIA Launches Twitter Account - BBC


United Kingdom

Rift Deepens Over Claims of School Infiltration Plot by Islamic Extremists - NYT

Northern Ireland Man Charged as IRA Faction Leader - AP

War Veteran, 92, Has Medals Stolen - BBC



Suspect Arrested in Canadian Police Shootings - VOA

Canada Inmates Escape by Helicopter - BBC



Female Suicide Bomber Responsible for Nigerian Barracks Attack - Reuters

Nigerian Army Raids Newspaper Depots - BBC

Many Killed in DR Congo Fighting - BBC

South Sudan Unhappy With Rebel News Conference in Sudan - VOA

Sudanese Authorities Arrest Second Opposition Leader - NYT


Americas / Caribbean

Mexican President Hints May Be Open to Change in Marijuana Laws - Reuters

Trial for Venezuela Opposition Leader - BBC

Brazil / World Cup: Pao Paulo Metro Strike to Continue - BBC

Colombia to Set Up Truth Commission - BBC

With Fire and Fear, Mapuche Rebellion Roils Chile - WP

Life for Guatemala Ex-Police Chief - BBC


Asia / Pacific

India, China Hold Talks on Boosting Trade, Border Disputes - VOA

Border Makes China and India Bristle, Even as They Seek Closer Ties in Trade - NYT

North Korea, Family Identify 3rd Detained American - AP

Fewer Thai Protests Mean Fewer Security Forces on Streets - Reuters

In Thailand, Questions About Monarchy Loom Silently - WP



D-Day Veterans Revered, Celebrated by French They Helped Liberate - S&S

Hundreds of Paratroops Re-Create Normandy Airborne Assault - S&S

US Navy Rescues 282 Migrants in Mediterranean - VOA

PM Thaci's Party Claims Victory in Kosovo Poll - VOA

Kosovo PM Claims Election Victory - BBC

Kosovo Snap Vote Tests EU Efforts in Balkans - AP

A Solitary Voice Against Putin - WP Opinion


Middle East / North Africa

With Amphibious Forces Stretched, US Completes Large-Scale Exercise - S&S

US, Iran to Hold Direct Nuclear Talks - VOA

Iran to Hold Rare Talks With US - BBC

Iran President to Visit Turkey With Trade, Syria War on Agenda - Reuters

Double Bombing Kills 18 in Iraq - VOA

In Baghdad, Bombs Kill 52; Militants Storm University - WP

Dozens Killed by Baghdad Bombings - BBC

Double Bombing at Party Office Kills 19 in Iraq - AP

Iraq Troops 'Repel Samarra Attack' - BBC

Syria Becoming Warlord-Run Failed State: Former Peace Envoy - Reuters

Ex-Envoy: Syria 'to be Failed State' - BBC

Pope Hosts Israeli, Palestinian Presidents for Prayer Meeting - VOA

Pope Holds Prayer Session With Mideast Leaders - NYT

Pope Wades Into Mideast Peace-Making - AP

Pope Urges Mid-East Peace 'Courage' - BBC

Palestinians Close Shops in Support of Prisoners - VOA

United Arab Emirates Mandates Military Service - AP

El-Sissi Inaugurated as Egypt's President - VOA

At Swearing-In, Ex-General Vows ‘Inclusive’ Egypt - NYT

Ex Military Chief Sworn in as Egypt's President - AP

Sisi Vows Fight for Egypt's Security - BBC

In Egypt, Back to Rule by a Strongman - NYT Opinion

Palestinians: Peaceful Nonreconciliation Now - NYT Opinion


South Asia

India, China Hold Talks on Boosting Trade, Border Disputes - VOA

Border Makes China and India Bristle, Even as They Seek Closer Ties in Trade - NYT

Pakistan: Militants Attack Karachi Airport, at Least 12 Dead - VOA

Gunmen Storm Largest Airport in Pakistan, Killing 13 - NYT

Deadly Pakistani Airport Siege Ends - WP

Pakistan: Gunmen Kill 11 at Karachi Airport - BBC

Shia Pilgrims Killed in Pakistan - BBC


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