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Afghan Officials: Taliban Militants To Be Swapped for American, Australian
Captives Into U.S. Custody:

https://www.rferl.org/a/afghan-officials-taliban-militants-to-be-swapped-for-american-australian-captives-into-u-s-custody/30265037.html



‘Democracy Doesn’t Come in a Box’; Five American military veterans on why they
see the war in Afghanistan as an unwinnable conflict.:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/11/opinion/veterans-afghanistan-war.html



Taliban overruns district HQ in Zabul:

https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2019/11/taliban-overruns-district-hq-in-zabul.php



Pakistan moves heavy artillery, SSG commandos close to Line of Control after
August 5:

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/pakistan-moves-heavy-artillery-ssg-commandos-close-to-line-of-control-after-august-5/articleshow/72000755.cms



‘That mission is not yet complete’: Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman on 18 years
in Afghanistan:

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/that-mission-is-not-yet-complete-joint-chiefs-of-staff-chairman-on-18-years-in-afghanistan









Indian Air Force to Buy 83 Tejas Jets by March 2020:

https://www.defenseworld.net/news/25806/Indian_Air_Force_to_Buy_83_Tejas_Jets_by_March_2020









UN reports increasing violations of Iran nuclear deal:

https://apnews.com/452a336123d742718027f219f6dd256f



Iran nuclear deal: IAEA finds uranium particles at undeclared site:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-50382219









Fear spreads among Iraqi protesters as government cracks down, keeps death
toll secret:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/fear-spreads-among-iraqi-protesters-as-government-cracks-down-keeps-death-toll-secret/ar-BBWBC1U



Iraqi protesters battle security forces over Baghdad bridges:

https://www.france24.com/en/20191111-iraqi-protesters-battle-security-forces-over-baghdad-bridges



Why are Iraqi Kurds not taking part in protests?:

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/iraqi-kurds-part-protests-191111125744569.html



Three wheels and a cloud of smoke: How the tuk-tuk became the symbol and ride of
Iraq's street-level uprising:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/10/middleeast/iraq-tuk-tuk-revolution-kiley/index.html



Iraq tells UN it regrets hundreds killed in crackdown:

https://www.timesofisrael.com/iraq-tells-un-it-regrets-hundreds-killed-in-crackdown/



Iraq protesters insist on system overhaul after US call for vote:

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/iraq-protesters-insist-system-overhaul-call-vote-191111105449265.html



Iraq rejects U.S. call for early elections amid more violent protests:

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/11/11/Iraq-rejects-US-call-for-early-elections-amid-more-violent-protests/1851573524194/



NATO’s training mission in Iraq gaining momentum:

https://www.janes.com/article/92485/nato-s-training-mission-in-iraq-gaining-momentum



Shades of Saddam:

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/11/11/iraq-protests-saddam-baghdad/









Saudi Arabia's Terrible War in Yemen Isn't Going as Planned:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/saudi-arabias-terrible-war-yemen-isnt-going-planned-95026




British founder of Syria's White Helmets found dead in Turkey:

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/british-founder-syria-white-helmets-dead-turkey-191111133910573.html









US troops at Syria base say they’ll keep pressure on IS:

https://apnews.com/6b90833c67504d828d19f151b3626040



Russia Thought Its Tanks Were Unstoppable (And Then Syria Happened):

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/russia-thought-its-tanks-were-unstoppable-and-then-syria-happened-94481



Turkish army takes CNN inside Syria's safe zone:

https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2019/11/11/turkish-army-inside-syria-safe-zone-pkg-vpx.cnn



US and SDF resume joint operations against ISIS sleeper cells in Syria:

https://thedefensepost.com/2019/11/11/syria-us-sdf-isis-sleeper-cells-aldar-xelil/



Russia's F-35 Killer: Report Claims S-500 Air Defense System Was 'Tested' in
Syria:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/russias-f-35-killer-report-claims-s-500-air-defense-system-was-tested-syria-95566



Russia Is Trying to Jam the Air Force's F-35 Radar in Syria:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/russia-trying-jam-air-forces-f-35-radar-syria-95041



Israel's Kamikaze Drones Are Causing Problems for Syria:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/israels-kamikaze-drones-are-causing-problems-syria-95051









Ex-security chief: Israel needs to attack Iran to stop nukes, ‘ring of fire':

https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israel-will-need-to-attack-Iran-to-block-nuke-umbrella-ring-of-fire-607533



U.S. Air Force F-16s conducts bilateral exercise with Israeli F-35i Adir-
fighters:

https://defence-blog.com/news/u-s-air-force-f-16s-conducts-bilateral-exercise-with-israeli-f-35i-adir-fighters.html



ELTA Systems Demos Drone Guard C-UAS System at Exercise REP(MUS):

https://defpost.com/elta-systems-demos-drone-guard-c-uas-system-at-exercise-repmus/



Russian submarine spotted in Israeli territorial waters:

https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5623388,00.html









Drones add new scale to Libya’s battle for Tripoli:

https://www.france24.com/en/20191111-drones-add-new-scale-to-libya-s-battle-for-tripoli



Russia Positioning Itself in Libya to Unleash Migrant Crisis Into Europe;
Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be capitalizing on ways immigration
can destabilize Western countries.:

https://www.usnews.com/news/world-report/articles/2019-11-08/russia-positioning-itself-in-libya-to-unleash-migrant-crisis-into-europe




Sudan: Extending Deadlines:

https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/sudan/articles/20191111.aspx









How Russia Meddles Abroad for Profit: Cash, Trolls and a Cult Leader:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/how-russia-meddles-abroad-for-profit-cash-trolls-and-a-cult-leader/ar-BBWzgf2



Facebook: Planet Of The Apes:

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htmurph/articles/20191111.aspx




Albania: The Iranian opposition fighters who mustn't think about sex:

https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-50339928




General Atomics to demonstrate MQ-9 maritime patrols for Europe:

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/general-atomics-to-demonstrate-mq-9-maritime-patrol-462144/




SEA Unveils Trainable Decoy Launcher System for Surface Platforms:

https://defpost.com/sea-unveils-trainable-decoy-launcher-system-for-surface-platforms/









Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia's Evo Morales, demands safe conduct:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bolivia-election-mexico/mexico-grants-asylum-to-bolivias-evo-morales-demands-safe-conduct-idUSKBN1XL2H0



Bolivia's Morales boards plane to Mexico as protests rage in La Paz:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bolivia-election/bolivias-morales-boards-plane-to-mexico-as-protests-rage-in-la-paz-idUSKBN1XL1DT



Clashes rock Bolivia amid power void left by Morales ouster:

https://apnews.com/cb787cf89f674d4683ff808e0ad64711




U.S. Navy USNS Comfort hospital ship will be deployed Haiti for medical mission:

https://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/news/defence-news/2019/november/7669-u-s-navy-usns-comfort-hospital-ship-will-be-deployed-haiti-for-medical-mission.html




Islamic State operating in Mexico just 8 miles from U.S. border: report:

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/apr/14/islamic-state-operating-in-mexico-just-8-miles-fro









Marshall Islands: Climate Change Is Breaking Open America's Nuclear Tomb:

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3kxmav/climate-change-is-breaking-open-americas-nuclear-tomb





Xi Jinping reiterates rallying call to Chinese military, stresses need for
Communist Party’s ‘grip’:

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3037177/xi-jinping-reiterates-rallying-call-chinese-military-stresses



Hong Kong leader says violence has far exceeded calls for democracy:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-lam/hong-kong-leader-says-violence-has-far-exceeded-calls-for-democracy-idUSKBN1XL170



Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire:

https://apnews.com/ecff5eaec2e84ed8889b27519d1bb65d



Ugly From the Outset: A Day of Violence and Anger in Hong Kong:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ugly-from-the-outset-a-day-of-violence-and-anger-in-hong-kong/ar-BBWAAup



Hong Kong boiling slowly like a frog.:

https://audioboom.com/posts/7416858-hong-kong-boiling-slowly-like-a-frog-michael_yon-gordongchang-thedailybeast










Two years in, how has a new strategy changed cyber operations?:

https://www.fifthdomain.com/dod/2019/11/11/two-years-in-how-has-a-new-strategy-changed-cyber-operations/



Space War Threats From China, Russia Getting New U.S. Assessment:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-11/space-war-threats-from-china-russia-getting-new-u-s-assessment?srnd=politics-vp



U.S. military bases to face an increase in extreme heat:

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2019/11/11/US-military-bases-to-face-an-increase-in-extreme-heat/9541573503687/



Report to Congress on U.S. Role in the World:

https://news.usni.org/2019/11/11/report-to-congress-on-u-s-role-in-the-world



Lithium-Sulfur Battery Project Aims to Double the Range of Electric Airplanes:

https://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/aerospace/aviation/lithiumsulfur-battery-project-aims-to-double-the-range-of-electric-airplanes



General Atomics to Develop Hydrogen Fueling System for US Army:

https://www.defenseworld.net/news/25812/General_Atomics_to_Develop_Hydrogen_Fueling_System_for_US_Army



Broadcast-quality video streaming coming soon to small unmanned aircraft with
new H.265 compression:

https://www.intelligent-aerospace.com/unmanned/article/14071710/video-compression-unmanned-streaming



Marines Want Crab-Like Unmanned Vehicle to Clear Beach Mines:

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/11/11/marines-want-crab-unmanned-vehicle-clear-beach-mines.html



Watch This Night Stalker AH-6 Little Bird Execute A Maritime Rope Ladder
Extraction:

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/30957/watch-this-night-stalker-ah-6-little-bird-execute-a-maritime-rope-ladder-extraction



The Air Force Wants to Connect Stealth Fighters to Secret X-37 Space Plane:

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/11/08/air-force-wants-connect-stealth-fighters-secret-x-37-space-plane.html



Pentagon Gets a Fix for F-35 Bug in $400,000 Pilot Helmets:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-10/pentagon-gets-a-fix-for-f-35-bug-in-400-000-pilot-helmets



To Survive, American Submarines Must ‘Get Deeper’ (Thanks to China):

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/survive-american-submarines-must-%E2%80%98get-deeper%E2%80%99-thanks-china-95571
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Article from 2015?
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2019-11-12 16:54:25 UTC
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https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/apr/14/islamic-state-operating-in-mexico-just-8-miles-fro
Article from 2015?
Strangely enough, that was on their website's front page. Looks like they've been
recycling articles. Or maybe that article was just really popular.
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