EUCOM Week in Review Ending 12 Nov 09

Uncategorized

Hot Topics

AA: Al-Bashir cancels Turkey trip as OIC summit opens 11/09/09

AA: Russians Claim Georgia Plans to Buy Sophisticated Weapons from the US 11/11/09

AZ: Azerbaijani President discharges country’s military commissioner 11/10/09

BA: 14 Years After the Bosnian War, Victims of Rape and Sexual Violence Are Still … 11/09/09

CZ: Czech NATO troops spark Nazi scandal 11/10/09

GR: Greece – Alternate Foreign Minister Droutsas’ interview in the Austrian daily … 11/12/09

IL: Israel releases alleged proof of linkage between Iran, intercepted ship 11/11/09

IL: Israel’s Defense Forces working on an SMS rocket alert system 11/11/09

LV: Latvia: Public Private Partnership Law Finally Passed 11/12/09

RU: President of Russia Signed Law Defining Order of Use of Armed Forces Abroad 11/09/09

RU: Russian ex-officer’s anti-corruption blog causes stir 11/10/09

RU: Russian general warns of problems in nuclear talks 11/13/09

TR: Q+A – Turkey’s Kurdish reform process 11/10/09

UA: Suspected Hemorrhagic Pneumonia Outbreak Hits Ukraine 11/11/09

UA: Yushchenko to blame for Russia-Ukraine spat: Medvedev 11/07/09

UK: UK authorities examine claims of troop abuse on Iraqis 11/14/09

Below the Fold: Instability, Special Operations, Security Forces, Foreign Affairs, Crime

Instability

AA: Turkish MP Calls On Azerbaijan To Fight Against Armenia 11/09/09

AM: Armenian Armed Forces violate ceasefire in several directions 11/10/09

CZ: Czech neo-Nazis planned terror attacks, police abductions 11/07/09

GE: Georgia Says Russian Arrests At Sea Stoke Tensions 11/11/09

IL: Israeli Occupation Forces Injure 4 Palestinians in Gaza, Dozens Suffer Tear … 11/07/09

Special Operations

HR: Novi List: Croatian soldiers to join EU military structures 11/12/09

IL: Israel, US conclude air defense drill 11/10/09

Security Forces

AA: Israel to supply Brazil with drones as part of $350M deal 11/11/09

AA: UK Will Keep Training Afghan Police After Killings 11/06/09

DE: Germany to send more combat troops to Afghanistan 11/13/09

IL: Israeli forces detain 2 Palestinians, 9 internationals 11/13/09

IL: Most advanced, expensive fighter jet headed to Israel 11/09/09

RS: Members of organised crime group from Subotica arrested 11/11/09

RU: Authorities say 4 militants killed in Chechnya 11/11/09

RU: Russian armed forces to get 5000 military police 11/11/09

RU: Russian military plane crashes, killing 11 11/07/09

RU: Russia to deploy over 30 nuclear missiles in 2010 11/12/09

RU: Russian envoy says NATO has given up eastward expansion 11/10/09

TR: More PKK members surrender in Turkey 11/12/09

Foreign Affairs

AA: Croatia’s and Macedonia’s PM propose Economic partnership 11/10/09

AA: Russia – MFA – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Andrei Nesterenko Statement on the … 11/11/09

AA: Abbas Threat to Quit May Leave Israel And US Without Partner 11/10/09

AA: Albanian government, opposition clash in Brussels 11/11/09

AA: Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents to meet in Europe: Azerbaijani FM 11/11/09

AA: Greece lobbying for Serbia at EU 11/12/09

AA: Mofaz meeting with ambassadors of Turkey, Jordan, Egypt to push plan 11/10/09

AA: US, Russian Antitrust Agencies Join Forces 11/10/09

CY: Cypriots guarded over British land offer 11/11/09

RS: China, Serbia pledge to enhance military ties 11/09/09

UA: Ukraine unable to sustain credit rating 11/12/09

Crime

AA: UN court cuts jail term for Bosnian-Serb general 11/12/09

BG: Bulgaria Mafia “Plots Bosnian Journalist Murder” 11/11/09

BG: Bulgarian anti-organised crime unit website hacked 11/12/09

IL: Israeli terror suspect on murder charges 11/12/09

RS: Serbian MoD: Security situation in Serbia is satisfactory 11/10/09