PACOM Week in Review Ending 6 Dec 09


Hot Topics

AA: Australia in 82 billion dollar LNG deal with Japan 12/06/09

AA: India downplays China’s grouse 12/05/09

AA: Uighurs flee China, seek asylum in Cambodia – exile group 12/06/09

BD: Arrest of wanted terrorist in Bangladesh to be verified 12/01/09

CN: China police chief warns of unrest; Internet testing control 12/01/09

IN: GM and Chinese partner join forces in India 12/04/09

KP: N Korea to face questions on abductions 12/05/09

KR: Raytheon Awarded $17 Million To Upgrade South Korea’s Patriot Systems 12/01/09

KS: Indian Kashmir group for probe into mystery graves 12/02/09

LK: Sri Lanka to freeze 600 LTTE bank accounts 12/04/09

NP: 16 arrested for protesting outside Indian embassy in Nepal 12/02/09

PH: Philippine Muslim leader acquitted of rebellion 12/02/09

PH: Imelda Marcos Opens Run for Philippine Congress 12/02/09

PH: Martial law administrator has a mind of his own 12/05/09

RU: Russia mourns nightclub fire deaths 12/05/09

TH: Thais worried by health of King and country 12/04/09

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


AA: Taliban, Hizb vow to throw foreign troops out 12/03/09

IN: Communist rebels gain strength in rural India 12/05/09

KS: Protests in Kashmir over separatist shooting 12/05/09

NP: Maoist supporters clash with security forces in Nepal 12/05/09

NP: Indian encroachment triggered Nepal violence, says ethnic leader 12/06/09

PH: 1 killed in bombing near Philippine police station 12/04/09

PH: Australia suspends aid work in Maguindanao due to martial law 12/06/09

TH: Blood flows in Thailand’s deep south 12/01/09

Special Operations

KS: India To Withdraw Large Chunk Of Para-military Forces From Kashmir 12/02/09

LK: Sri Lankan asylum seekers caught in ‘routine’ Indonesian naval exercise 12/02/09

MM: Kokang ethnic peace groups in Myanmar formed into frontier forces 12/04/09

Security Forces

AU: Australia in Afghanistan for long haul: Rudd 12/01/09

AU: Man charged after raid nets $2.6m in crystal amphetamine 12/05/09

BD: 2 Bangalore blasts suspects held in Bangladesh 12/02/09

BD: Assam rebel leader ‘held in Dhaka’ 12/03/09

BD: Bangladesh acting against northeastern terrorists: Tripura chief minister 12/03/09

BD: Insurgent camps in Bangladesh declining: BSF 12/01/09

KS: Top self-styled militant commander arrested in Kashmir 12/03/09

PH: Philippine forces seize ammunition in massacre probe – Summary 12/04/09

RU: Over 230 rebels killed by Russian troops this year,official says 12/04/09

Foreign Affairs

AA: Chinese naval forces visit Vietnam 12/04/09

AA: Highlights of China-Canada joint statement 12/03/09

AA: India, Bangladesh to Sign Accords on Terror Fight, Crime Issues 12/02/09

AA: Nepal-India security meet begins 12/04/09

AA: Russia will help U.S. reach Afghan peace-Medvedev 12/03/09

LK: Fonseka promises Sri Lanka ‘feeling of freedom’ 12/01/09

NZ: New Zealand PM to attend Copenhagen climate summit 12/02/09

PH: Manila, Muslim rebels to resume peace talks next week 12/02/09

TW: Taiwan and the Changing Strategic Balance in the East China Sea 12/03/09


AU: Government off pace in cyber-crime fight 12/03/09

BD: Setting up tribunals for war crime trial underway 12/06/09

CN: Twenty-six on gang crime trial in SW China 12/01/09

CN: Two sentenced to death over gang crime in South China 12/02/09

MY: Malaysia to roll out crime-fighting plans in 2010 12/04/09

PH: Philippines files murder charges for massacre 12/01/09

RU: Russian Police Find Car With Explosives Near Railroad Station 12/03/09

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