Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Al-Qaeda, France, Somalia on the ropes and so much more

French minister says veil ban won't endanger troops

Gates, French minister agree on Afghan war surge strategy -http://bit.ly/bnM52k #cnn

War on Al Qaeda Affiliates Succeeding but Long-term Persistence Critical, CIA Vets Say- Security Management


Somalia needs thousands more peacekeepers: UN

15 die in Somalia as parliament demands gov't vote


RT sonaliranade UK spy chief warns of changing threat from al-Qaida, new fear over dissident Irish Republicans: http://fxn.ws/bpWvi5

RT srbijadanas China must confront risks of yuan rise -China economist | Reuters - http://goo.gl/XYZe

Does White House have the CIA's back? - http://bit.ly/aIZrSD #cnn


RT @washtimes U.S. commandos quietly train Yemeni military - Washington Times http://bit.ly/csQrRF

Pakistani Printers Make Fake Afghan Voting Cards http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129876691

Karzai castigates Pakistan for providing refuge to terrorists http://www.dailyindia.com/show/397243.php

Arab states attack UN atom agency report on Israel http://af.reuters.com/article/energyOilNews/idAFLDE68F1PC20100916

Turkey's PM tells businessmen to boost Iran trade http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE68F2B820100916

Mitchell: Current talks will not derail Israel-Syria deal http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=188355





Mitchell to hand Assad Netanyahu's proposed Golan withdrawal map http://www.debka.com/article/9021/


Saudi deal could be first of more Gulf U.S. arms pacts http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE68E3BH20100915

WTO critical of NASA payments to Boeing: report - MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/wto-critical-of-nasa-payments-to-boeing-report-2010-09-16



Gaza attacks: Phosphorus bombs hit Israel

In case you missed some of my post yesterday you can catch them again on the blog. http://bit.ly/aXU8Zj

Germani Jewish group ready to set sail for Gaza http://abna.ir/data.asp?lang=3&id=204103


North Korea Proposes Military Talks With South http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/17/world/asia/17korea.html


Alleged Bronx Bomb Plotter’s Latest Defense Strategy? Pretend He’s in The Matrix http://shar.es/07ERa


Dual Australian-US citizen faces new terrorism charges http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/09/15/3012375.htm?section=justin @abcnews


U.S. Diplomat Sees no Rapid Return to North Korea Nuke Talks http://www.globalsecuritynewswire.org/gsn/nw_20100915_8526.php


Seeing The Joshua Fund touching lives of those in need http://flashtrafficblog.wordpress.com/