PACOM Week in Review Ending 11 Oct 2009


Hot Topics

AU: Former Australian Prime Minister on Afghanistan 10/06/09

BD: President calls countrymen to be vigilant against anti- liberation forces 10/08/09

CN: Where China leads, the US follows 10/06/09

ID: President to Ensure End of Armed Forces’ Businesses 10/06/09

ID: Indonesia’s defense company to export ammunition to US 10/10/09

IN: Relief agencies respond as S. Indian flooding forces millions from homes 10/08/09

JP: Japan: US troop burden on Okinawa needs easing 10/07/09

KP: North Korean Prisons Have Become a System of Extortion, Refugees Say 10/05/09

KS: Chidambaram downplays reports of Taliban pushed into JK 10/07/09

PH: Controversy Clouds US-Philippines Military Pact 10/06/09

TH: SCENARIOS-What lies ahead for divided Thailand? 10/06/09

VN: Nine convictions in Vietnam send signal before congress 10/09/09

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


IN: India govt targets Maoists after policeman beheaded 10/07/09

IN: India’s Home Secretary Warns Of Declining Security 10/09/09

IN: Maoist rebels kill 17 police in central India 10/08/09

KP: N Korea said to have 13 bacterial weapons 10/06/09

LK: Behind The Sri Lankan Bloodbath 10/08/09

MM: Troops all alert on Myanmar front 10/10/09

MY: Thai separatists stir concerns in Malaysia 10/07/09

NP: Nepal govt seeks to recruit soldiers against peace pact 10/08/09

PH: 2 wounded in Philippine blast blamed on militants 10/07/09

PH: US soldiers killed in Philippines explosion 10/07/09

TH: Three Muslims die as violence spikes in Thai south: police 10/07/09

Special Operations

AA: Indo-Lanka joint naval exercise ends 10/10/09

BD: Kudos to Bangladeshi peace-keepers 10/06/09

BD: US, Bangladesh to join in counter terror exercise 10/05/09

CN: China Detects Nerve Gas at its North Korean Border 10/10/09

IN: Army to conduct joint exercise with India 10/06/09

IN: ISRO to help IAF and ground forces in against Naxals 10/07/09

KP: N. Korea Swiftly Expanding Its Special Forces 10/08/09

NZ: Key says SAS training role avoids battlefield danger 10/05/09

SG: Singapore hosts FPDA joint exercise 10/09/09

Security Forces

ID: Indonesian Navy eyes Russian, Chinese missiles 10/06/09

ID: Top Indonesian terror suspects killed: police 10/09/09

IN: India to use Air Force, paramilitary against Naxal rebels 10/09/09

KS: J&K police foil suicide attack bid 10/09/09

KS: One Hizbul militant killed in Doda District 10/10/09

KS: Search Continues for Militants in India’s Northern Kashmir 10/07/09

KS: Two militants killed in encounter with security forces 10/06/09

LK: ‘Lankan army killed 22000 LTTE cadres’ 10/11/09

MY: Security forces on alert for ‘Bendera invasion’ 10/07/09

PH: Government forces arrest suspected bomber in S Philippines 10/05/09

TH: Thailand mobilising 18000-strong force at Asian summit 10/09/09

JP: US airmen train with Japanese 10/08/09

Foreign Affairs

AA: British call for more Aussie action 10/06/09

AA: Indian Businesses to invest in Hong Kong 10/09/09

AU: FACTBOX-Five political risks to watch in Australia 10/07/09

CN: China on road to reunification with creative policies 10/09/09

FJ: EU invites Fiji regime to Europe for talks 10/05/09

LK: Lankan military victory irks US Forces 10/08/09

NP: NEPAL: Political instability undermining development 10/09/09

PH: US to provide additional 2 mln USD to Philippine flood victims 10/09/09


AA: Golden Triangle ‘clearance sale’ 10/07/09

AU: Nazi suspect loses Australia extradition battle 10/07/09

BD: Bangladesh questioned over extrajudicial killings 10/05/09

ID: Indonesian anti-graft chief on trial for murder 10/07/09

ID: Indonesia’s police demolish on-line child pornography syndicate 10/07/09

KR: South Koreans outraged over sentencing in child rape cases 10/08/09

TW: US court rejects Taiwan ex-president’s release 10/07/09

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