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Af/Pak & Other News (11/2/2019)
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The Afghanistan Withdrawal Will Make Syria’s Seem Orderly:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/middle-east-watch/afghanistan-withdrawal-will-make-syria%E2%80%99s-seem-orderly-92876



Pakistan Failed To "Limit" Funding, Recruitment, Training By Lashkar-e-Taiba,
Jaish-e-Mohammed: US Report:

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/pakistan-failed-to-limit-funding-recruitment-training-by-lashkar-e-taiba-jaish-e-mohammed-us-report-2126096









MiG-27 aircraft to fly into sunset on Dec 31:

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/mig-27-aircraft-to-fly-into-sunset-on-dec-31/855013.html









Embassy seizure four decades ago leaves a legacy of bitterness between Iran and
the United States:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/embassy-seizure-four-decades-ago-leaves-a-legacy-of-bitterness-between-iran-and-the-united-states/2019/11/02/10466890-fca5-11e9-8906-ab6b60de9124_story.html



Iran student leader says he regrets 1979 US Embassy attack:

https://apnews.com/aa180559472e412a835a13e39abf0cb3



State Department says Iran still biggest state sponsor of terror, spends $1B per
year on proxies:

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/state-department-iran-terrorism-isis-al-qaeda



Why is Iran so afraid of Iraqi and Lebanese anti-government protests?:

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/why-iran-so-afraid-iraqi-lebanese-anti-government-protests-n1074456



Iran not letting Iraq go without a fight:

https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/11/iran-not-letting-iraq-go-fight-protests.html









Enraged Iraqi Protesters Blame Iran for Killings:

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/11/01/iraq-protests-blame-iran-killings-abdul-mahdi/



Hollow building becomes center of Iraq's uprising:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-building/hollow-building-becomes-center-of-iraqs-uprising-idUSKBN1XC0HY



Iraq: Anti-government protesters hold largest rally since demonstrations began:

https://www.dw.com/en/iraq-anti-government-protesters-hold-largest-rally-since-demonstrations-began/a-51087850



Iraqi protesters and security forces clash, keep Umm Qasr port closed:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-port/iraqi-protesters-and-security-forces-clash-keep-umm-qasr-port-closed-idUSKBN1XC066



Protests toppled two governments in three days, but the fight is only beginning:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/02/middleeast/iraq-lebanon-political-change-intl/index.html



Frustration and anger fuel wave of youth unrest in Arab world:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/02/middle-east-young-frustration-joblessness-fuels-protests









Turkey Has Long Had Nuclear Dreams:

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/11/01/turkey-long-nuclear-dreams-erdogan-bomb/



Turkey threatens to send British Islamic State members back to UK:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/11/02/turkey-threatens-send-british-islamic-state-members-back-uk/









Russia’s Predator Drone Flew Strikes in Syria:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/russia%E2%80%99s-predator-drone-flew-strikes-syria-93366



Inside Syria’s teeming Isis prisons: broken men, child inmates and orders to
break free:

https://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/3036070/inside-syrias-teeming-isis-prisons-broken-men-child-inmates



Iran strikes initial deal to rebuild Syrian power grid:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-syria-electricity/iran-strikes-initial-deal-to-rebuild-syrian-power-grid-idUSKBN1XC07G



Confusion reigns over US plan to 'secure the oil' in Syria as commanders await
orders:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/02/politics/pentagon-syria-confusion-us-plan-oil/index.html



Official says ISIS leader al-Baghdadi 'whimpering' and 'crying' before his death
sounds like something Trump 'made up':

https://www.businessinsider.com/officials-trump-isis-leader-al-baghdadi-whimpering-sounds-made-up-2019-11



Twitter Has Been Flooded With ISIS Propaganda Since al Baghdadi's Death:

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/9kevpp/twitter-has-been-flooded-with-isis-propaganda-since-al-baghdadis-death



Car bomb explodes in Syrian town captured by Turkey from Kurds:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/02/car-bomb-explodes-in-syrian-town-captured-by-turkey-from-kurds



Bashar al-Assad says Syrian regime to take back all Kurdish held areas in new
interview:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/11/01/bashar-al-assad-says-syrian-regime-take-back-kurdish-held-areas/



Army Medevac Black Hawks In Syria Are Flying With Unique Laser Countermeasures
Installation:

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/30799/army-medevac-black-hawks-in-syria-are-flying-with-unique-laser-countermeasures-installation




'Shia are being treated like traitors': Lebanon protesters angry with Hezbollah:

https://www.france24.com/en/20191102-shia-are-being-treated-like-traitors-lebanon-protesters-angry-with-hezbollah-1



Why Protesters in Lebanon Are Taking to the Streets:

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/11/02/lebanon-protesters-movement-streets-explainer/








Why IDF have stopped attacking the Iranian Weapon Systems:

https://www.israeldefense.co.il/en/node/40746









Anti-migration deal between Italy and Libya renewed:

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/deal-curb-migrant-arrivals-italy-libya-renewed-191102122821537.html




US begins ISR flight operations from Air Base 201 in northern Niger:

https://thedefensepost.com/2019/11/01/us-isr-flights-nigerien-air-base-201-agadez-sahel/




Putin Lost His African Great Game Before He Started:

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/10/31/putin-russia-africa-great-game-china-united-states/



Russian mercenaries are beheaded by ISIS-linked Islamists in Mozambique:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7638603/Russian-mercenaries-beheaded-ISIS-linked-Islamists-Mozambique.html




54 Killed in Attack on Mali Military Post:

https://www.voanews.com/africa/54-killed-attack-mali-military-post









HRW Says Russia Conscripting Men In Crimea In 'Grave Breach' Of International
Law:

https://www.rferl.org/a/hrw-russia-conscription-crimea-violating-international-law-ukraine/30249236.html



Unknown gunman shoots dead senior Russian police officer in Moscow:

https://www.scmp.com/news/world/russia-central-asia/article/3036080/unknown-gunman-shoots-dead-senior-russian-police



NATO Code Name “FELON”: Russian Su-57 Gets Its Reporting Name, And It Couldn’t
Be Better.:

https://theaviationist.com/2019/11/01/nato-code-name-felon-su-57-gets-its-reporting-name-and-it-couldnt-be-better/



Russia's 'sovereign internet' law takes effect:

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/02/russia-sovereign-internet-law-takes-effect/



Russia's new 'disconnect from the internet' law is actually about surveillance:

https://www.zdnet.com/article/russias-new-disconnect-from-the-internet-law-is-actually-about-surveillance/



Train Wreck: This Was Russia's First Attempt to Build Their Very Own 'F-35':

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/train-wreck-was-russias-first-attempt-build-their-very-own-f-35-93051




Azerbaijan Encroaches Into Georgian Territory:

https://www.bellingcat.com/news/rest-of-world/2019/11/01/azerbaijan-encroaches-into-georgian-territory/




Thirty years after the Berlin Wall fell, a Stasi spy puzzle remains unsolved:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/thirty-years-after-the-berlin-wall-fell-a-stasi-spy-puzzle-remains-unsolved/ar-AAJGyA5




France: Instant 3D Satisfaction:

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htlog/articles/20191102.aspx




BAE to develop ‘advanced decoy countermeasures’ for US Navy:

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/bae-to-develop-advanced-decoy-countermeasures-for-us-navy/



Britain’s Top Commander: We Are At “War Every Day” with Russia:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/britain%E2%80%99s-top-commander-we-are-%E2%80%9Cwar-every-day%E2%80%9D-russia-92666



UK military bases face drone epidemic raising fears of Russia and China spies:

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/uk-military-bases-face-drone-20797889



Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping spies celebrate 100 years of cracking codes:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-gchq/britains-gchq-eavesdropping-spies-celebrate-100-years-of-cracking-codes-idUSKBN1XB49A



HMS Forth sails to replace HMS Clyde as Falkland Islands patrol vessel:

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/hms-forth-sails-to-replace-hms-clyde-as-falkland-islands-patrol-vessel/









China Thinks a Nuclear Submarine Can Sink Half of An Aircraft Carrier Battle
Group:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/china-thinks-nuclear-submarine-can-sink-half-aircraft-carrier-battle-group-92491



Buyer beware – Chinese military weapons are low quality, says US State
Department official:

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3035825/buyer-beware-chinese-military-weapons-are-low-quality-says-us-state



Chinese Anti-Ship Ballistic Missiles: Over Hyped or a True Carrier Killer?:

https://www.overtdefense.com/2019/11/01/chinese-anti-ship-ballistic-missiles-over-hyped-or-a-true-carrier-killer/



Images show J-20 fighter fitted with new engines:

https://www.janes.com/article/92322/images-show-j-20-fighter-fitted-with-new-engines



China Is Tripling the Size of Its Marine Corps:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/china-tripling-size-its-marine-corps-92891



Hong Kong chaos sees tear gas, attack on Chinese news agency:

https://apnews.com/90607a2f2190471a85263600e896bee6





Japan to get Raytheon's SM-3 Missiles:

https://www.defenseworld.net/news/25766/Japan_to_get_Raytheon_s_SM_3_Missiles





North Korea conducts new test of ‘super-large’ rocket launcher: report:

https://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/asia/011119/north-korea-conducts-new-test-of-super-large-rocket-launcher-re.html



North Korea Keeps Showing the World Why Its Long-Range Artillery Is a Threat:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/korea-watch/north-korea-keeps-showing-world-why-its-long-range-artillery-threat-93371





Tired of U.S. Dependence, South Korea Seeks to Build—and Sell—Its Own Weapons:

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/11/01/south-korea-weapons-production-united-states/










Smugglers are sawing through new sections of Trump’s border wall using US$100
hardware store equipment:

https://www.scmp.com/news/world/united-states-canada/article/3036073/smugglers-are-sawing-through-new-sections-trumps



Q&A with Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Bob Woodward:

https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2019/10/31/qa-with-pulitzer-prize-winner-journalist-bob-woodward



More veterans are getting cancer, and some suspect it's due to burn pits in Iraq
and Afghanistan:

https://taskandpurpose.com/burn-pit-cancer



U.S. Army set to acquire various Glock handguns:

https://defence-blog.com/army/u-s-army-set-to-acquire-various-glock-handguns.html



Army Selects GDLS' Robotic Mule to Haul Soldier Gear into Battle:

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/11/01/army-selects-gdls-robotic-mule-haul-soldier-gear-battle.html



Electronic Warfare: Better, But Still Not Good Enough:

https://breakingdefense.com/2019/11/electronic-warfare-better-but-still-not-good-enough/



U.S. Army reveals plans to buy more newest 40mm grenade launchers:

https://defence-blog.com/army/u-s-army-reveals-plans-to-buy-more-newest-40mm-grenade-launchers.html



Options Abound for New Intermediate-Range Missiles:

https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2019/10/31/options-abound-for-new-intermediate-range-missiles



Sikorsky Raider X And Karem AR-40 Break Cover In U.S. Army FARA Competition:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/paulkennard/2019/10/16/us-army-fara-competitionsikorsky-raider-x-and-karem-ar-40-break-cover/#50f7910b143f



U.S. Marines prepares to receive first Amphibious Combat Vehicles:

https://defence-blog.com/army/u-s-marines-prepares-to-receive-first-amphibious-combat-vehicles.html



Why Does the Air Force Want Drone Swarms?:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/why-does-air-force-want-drone-swarms-92271



Guide to Biomimetic Underwater Vehicles:

http://www.hisutton.com/Biomimetic_Autonomous_Underwater_Vehicles.html



US Navy asked Carnival Cruise Line for advice on maintenance issues:

https://www.businessinsider.com/us-navy-asked-carnival-cruise-line-advice-on-maintenance-issues-2019-11
SolomonW
2019-11-03 13:40:04 UTC
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Official says ISIS leader al-Baghdadi 'whimpering' and 'crying' before his death
https://www.businessinsider.com/officials-trump-isis-leader-al-baghdadi-whimpering-sounds-made-up-2019-11
He had his kids with him, he may have been crying over them before he
killed them.

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