CENTCOM Week in Review Ending 6 August 2009


Hot Topics

AF: Afghan voters turn to warlords for help in picking candidates 08/06/09

EG: Hezbollah cell to face court in Egypt 08/04/09

IQ: Iraqs Government Orders Barriers Removed 08/06/09

JO: Hamas man dies in Jordan after being released from PA jail 08/04/09

LB: Lebanon economy shrugs off regional gloom 08/02/09

PK: 70 Murders, Yet Close to Going Free in Pakistan 08/06/09

PK: Pakistan army says Taliban training boys to fight 08/04/09

PK: Pakistan proceeding on Mumbai attacks probe 08/05/09

PS:  Iranian Official Accuses Hikers of Spying 08/04/09

QA: U.S. Military Downplays Qatar Coup Rumors 08/06/09

YE: Action required on Yemen 08/03/09


AF: 3 US troops killed in bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan; French soldier killed in a clash 08/01/09

AF: Roadside Bomb Kills 21 Afghans 08/06/09

AF: Taliban attacks governors convoy in central Afghanistan 08/05/09

IQ: Iraqis fear al Qaeda violence after mosque bombs 08/01/09

IQ: Qaeda-linked teen bike bombers arrested in Iraq 08/04/09

KZ: Kazakhstan: Cyber terrorists attack the independent press 08/02/09

LB: Hezbollah stockpiles 40,000 rockets near Israel border 08/04/09

PK: Four security personnel killed in N Waziristan violence 08/05/09

PK: Gojra attacks were pre-planned: HRCP 08/05/09

PK: Threat of al Qaeda, global terrorism now emanating from Pak: Brit mps 08/02/09

UZ: Uzbekistan: Attempt on the life of a Moslem leader in Tashkent 08/04/09

YE: Bomb goes off in south Yemen; another defused 08/05/09

Special Operations

AA: Russian secret service helped Hizballah bust Israels Lebanese spy … 08/05/09

IQ: US Says Sunni Insurgent Leader Was Arrested During Raids in …08/04/09

PK: Missile kills relatives of Pakistani Taliban chief 08/05/09

TJ: Tajikistan says it smashes gang linked to Taliban 08/05/09

Security Forces

AA: Six Taliban killed, 17 held in Swat 08/05/09

AF: Life-saving Afghanistan vehicles stranded in Dubai 08/05/09

AF: NATO OKs new operational command for Afghanistan 08/04/09

E: YEMEN: Government battles to regulate small arms 08/05/09

IQ: Iraqi troops detain deputy leader of Ansar al Islam 08/04/09

IQ: US: Al-Qaida operatives arrested in north Iraq 08/04/09

LB: Barak: Beirut responsible for security of border 08/04/09

PK: Army kills 7 Taliban in Dir, 3 in Bajaur 08/04/09

Foreign Affairs

AA: Al-Qaida No. 2 reiterates truce option with U.S. 08/03/09

AA: Op-Ed Contributor Central Asias Northern Exposure 08/04/09

AF: Losing Afghanistans Drug War 08/03/09

KG: Kyrgyz president inaugurated for 2nd term 08/02/09

PS: Stormy start to Fatahs historic summit 08/06/09

YE: UK offers its support to Yemen to restore stability, says FS to … 08/03/09

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