PACOM Week in Review Ending 19 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: We should take the lead on human rights in South-East Asia 01/18/10

BD: The Cautious Handling of Secularism in Bangladesh 01/19/10

CN: Google’s Act Of War Against China 01/14/10

CN: Remembering Chinese peacekeepers in Haiti 01/19/10

ID: Indonesia Uses ‘Soft Approach’ to Contain Terrorist Threat 01/18/10

ID: Indonesia’s Military Reform is Meaningless: Human Rights Watch 01/14/10

IN: Security at oil facilities in east India tightened 01/15/10

JP: Japan terminates refueling mission in Indian Ocean as alliance with US changes 01/14/10

JP: Japan to send expert medical team to assist earthquake-stricken Haiti 01/15/10

KH: Cambodia Takes to the Roads in Building Spree 01/18/10

MY: Islamic bigotry grips Malaysia 1/14/10

NP: 182 more ex-child soldiers leave camps in Nepal 01/17/10

PH: AFP to honor fallen officer in Haiti as hero 01/19/10

PH: Private armies outnumber Philippines security forces in south 01/16/10

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

Instability

ID: Tourists warned of Borneo terror attacks 01/15/10

KS: Kashmir police station attacked 01/15/10

KS: Suicide bomber attacks Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir 01/16/10

LK: Two killed in Sri Lankan election violence 01/19/10

Special Operations

ID: Indonesian Counter-Terrorism: The Great Leap Forward 01/14/10

KR: Korea to Lead Multinational Naval Task Force 01/17/10

PH: Former rebel-turned-gov’t spy is killed in Mindanao 01/18/10

Security Forces

CN: China to double security in Xinjiang 01/14/10

KP: N.Korean leader views armed forces drill: report 01/17/10

KS: Indian troops ‘kill leading Kashmir militant’ 01/18/10

KS: JeM militant linked to Ayodhya attack killed in Kashmir 01/19/10

MY: Government Constantly Ensuring Security In Sabah – Muhyiddin 01/16/10

PH: Joint forces arrest 4 gunban violators in Capiz 01/18/10

PH: Philippine troops clash with leftist rebels in southern Philippines 01/14/10

PH: Philippines faces uphill battle to beat top terrorist group 01/17/10

PH: RP to send 155 troops to earthquake-ravaged Haiti 01/18/10

TH: Security forces raid 60 locations to prevent violent attacks on National … 01/15/10

TW: Taiwan says seeks US arms for strength in China talks 01/14/10

Foreign Affairs

AA: Indo-Bangladesh relations: View of a new horizon 01/16/10

AA: Nepal, India agree to tackle terrorism 01/17/10

AA: Vietnam, Philippine armies intensify cooperation 01/19/10

CN: China names new Tibet governor 01/15/10

IN: India wants to have peaceful relations with Pak and China: Indian Army chief 01/15/10

JP: Japan probe may delay fiscal efforts 01/18/10

LA: Laos pledges to take care of Hmong returnees 01/19/10

MY: Malaysia eyes enhanced trade, investment ties with Najib’s UAE visit 01/16/10

Crime

AA: US rejects RI request to try Hambali in Indonesia 01/19/10

AU: Victorians feel attacks on Indians are not racist 01/19/10

BD: Bangladesh to Execute Its Founder’s Killers 01/15/10

ID: Indonesia Sharia police accused of gang rape 01/15/10

LK: War Crimes, Peace Crimes and Crimes 01/19/10

MM: Myanmar security guard to answer for murder 01/17/10

TH: A tense Thailand awaits ruling on Thaksin 01/14/10