PACOM Week in Review Ending 10 January 2010

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NOTE:  This offering ends 9 Feb 10 unless we can find a volunteer to do once a week.

Hot Topics

AA: Australia’s ties with India strained by another attack (Roundup) 01/09/10

AU: DNA tags for Queensland’s future child criminals 01/09/10

CN: China’s Web Crackdown Continues 01/11/10

CN: China’s Xinjiang issues new anti-terror rules: state media 01/06/10

IN: Boeing says India keen to acquire 10 C-17 aircraft 01/08/10

JP: Japan indicts US soldier accused of negligent driving 01/07/10

LK: Dublin Tribunal to investigate Sri Lanka war crime allegations 01/06/10

MM: Myanmar Election Could Spark Rise In Refugees 01/06/10

NZ: New Zealand, US cooperate to fight terrorism, other threats 01/08/10

PH: CHR asks PNP to respect rights 01/11/10

PH: Mindanao state of emergency may stay 01/11/10

TH: N. Korean cargo plane seized by Thai police 01/09/10

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

Instability

IN: ULFA vows to hit security forces 01/06/10

KS: Aftermath of India Siege Tough on Local Businesses 01/08/10

KS: Two militants dead as standoff ends in India 01/07/10

MY: Churches firebombed in Malaysia 01/09/10

PH: Ampatuan followers clash with MILF rebels 01/08/10

PH: Grenade hurled at cathedral in southern Philippines 01/09/10

TH: Bombs mar Thai PM’s visit to south 01/07/10

Special Operations

KR: South Korea’s Special Forces face extreme conditions during winter exercise 01/08/10

Security Forces

AA: ROK to join Cobra Gold exercise in Thailand for first time 01/11/09

CN: China to put more personnel to crack down on gang crimes 01/11/10

IN: India ‘foils border infiltration bid’ 01/11/10

IN: India launches search for cornershot guns 01/07/10

KR: Mission of US forces changing in South Korea 01/10/10

PH: P8-M road network built in former MILF camp 01/10/10

PH: NPA fronts reduced in Eastern Visayas – Army 01/11/10

PH: Weapons seized from Ampatuans belong to Philippine gov’t: military official 01/06/10

Foreign Affairs

AA: India, Bangla to join hands against drugs, terror 01/11/10

AA: US Secretary of State to visit Australia and Pacific 01/07/10

ID: Indonesian President Yudhoyono appoints new deputy ministers 01/06/10

IN: India extends $20 million credit to Botswana, Africa’s model democracy 01/09/10

JP: Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary views possible relocation sites for US air base 01/10/10

KH: Cambodia praises border landmark planting with Vietnam 01/07/10

KP: EU Blacklists N.Korean Leaders 01/11/10

LK: Sri Lanka’s election sparring begins 01/11/10

PH: Arroyo to convene NSC for first time since 2005 01/11/10

Crime

AU: Another Indian student killed in Australia: Racism or hard times to blame? 01/07/10

AU: Central Australian sexual assaults double 01/07/10

CN: China executes 7 gang leaders for murder, gambling, gun sales, report says 01/07/10

HK: 6 held after Tokyo heist 01/09/10

IN: India ‘encounter’ policeman held 01/08/10

MM: Myanmar sentences two to death for N.Korea leak 01/08/10

PH: 2 suspected thieves killed in QC shootout 01/11/10

PH: Suspected bomber captured in S Philippines 01/07/10

TH: Thailand files new charges against arms plane crew 01/09/10