NATO Newslinks 30 November 2011

30 November 2011 —

Nato Attack: Pakistan decides to boycott Bonn Conference
By Sohail Parwaz ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday decided to boycott a key international conference on Afghanistan next month, widening its protest over lethal cross-border NATO strikes and exacerbating a deep crisis in US ties. …

Moscow slams NATO power games in Kosovo
Serbia, Zupce: Portuguese NATO-led peacekeepers (KFOR) patrol at the
entrance of the village of Zupce in Serb-majority northern Kosovo on
October 23, 2011. (AFP Photo / Alexa Stankovic) Russia is concerned with
the exacerbation of the situation in …

UAE demands apology from NATO over killing of Pakistani troops
Associated Press of Pakistan
By Shafek E Koreshe ABU DHABI, Nov 30 (APP): United Arab Emirates on
Wednesday demanded of NATO to apologize to Pakistan for the deaths of its
24 soldiers in an airstrike at its post along the Pak-Afghan border, but
denied it sought an extension from …

NATO service member killed in roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan
Washington Post
KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO says a roadside bomb has killed a service
member with the international military coalition in southern Afghanistan.
NATO says the service member was killed Wednesday. It did not disclose the
nationality of the service member …

NATO and Libya – Cultural heritage in times of unrest (Part 2/2)
NATO Community
A look at how Libya’s cultural heritage was affected during the recent
conflict, and the steps that went into trying to protect it.

Pakistan pulls the BBC from airwaves
Christian Science Monitor
By Issam Ahmed, Correspondent / November 30, 2011 Pakistan’s cable news
operators have taken BBC World News off the air and are “reviewing” the
broadcast of other channels for “anti-Pakistan” content in the wake of
the NATO cross-border attack that …

Video shows NATO airstrike aftermath
Reuters Video
Nov 30 – Pakistan’s army releases footage showing the aftermath of the NATO
airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. Rough cut (No reporter

Russia may drop NATO summit over missile defense
Russia is uncertain as to whether or not it will take part in the
NATO-Russia summit in Chicago in May next year due to a deadlock in missile
defense talks. Moscow’s consent for the gathering “should not be taken as
predetermined,” said Deputy Director …

It’s Pentagon/NATO versus the BRICS
CFE part one was signed way back in 1990 – when the Warsaw Pact was still
in effect, and NATO was supposed to defend the “free” West against what was
depicted as a threatening Red Army. CFE part one established a significant
reduction of the number of …

NATO general to discuss missile defense in Moscow
RIA Novosti
Jurgen Bornemann, the Director General of the International Military Staff
of NATO, will arrive on Wednesday in Moscow to discuss military cooperation
with Russia and the European missile shield. “General Bornemann will meet
with Col. Gen. …

NATO to Retrain All Troops in Afghanistan in Protecting Civilians
Voice of America (blog)
NATO’s top commander in Afghanistan has ordered tens of thousands of troops
to be retrained in the coming days in how to avoid civilian casualties
during counter-insurgency operations. US General John Allen announced the
retraining program in a letter …

NATO attacks on Pakistani soldiers alarming: Gilani
Associated Press of Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Nov 30 (APP):The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader in Indian
Occupied Kashmir Syed Ali Gilani has strongly condemned the recent NATO
attacks on Pakistan soldiers, terming it alarming.In a statement issued in
Srinagar, Syed Ali Gilani …

No NATO Missile Defence Offer to India
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS): Defence Minister AK Antony Wednesday informed
parliament that India has not received any offer from the North Atlantic
Treaty Organisation (NATO) for either a missile cover or for a partnership
in missile defence programme. …

US Gen to probe NATO attack
Pakistan Observer
Islamabad—The American official who has been appointed to investigate
NATO attack on Pakistani check posts has himself been engaged in covert
operations in four Islamic countries and was in-charge of drone attacks.
Brig Gen Stephen A. Clark is the …

Truckers want Nato supplies stopped permanently
PESHAWAR, Nov 29: The owners of oil tankers and public transport vehicles
blocked GT Road here on Tuesday to protest attack by Nato forces on a
border post in Mohmand tribal region. The provincial chapter of All
Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Association …

Cowardly attack by NATO in Mohmand Agency
The US Marines undertaking a raid in Angoor Adda in South Waziristan in
September 2009. NATO helicopters attacking security posts in North and
South Waziristan in 2009 and in Kurram Agency in September 2010. Nato
Attack : Pakistan decides to boycott …

Sialkot business community condemns Nato attack
Pakistan Observer
Sialkot—The President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)
Naeem Anwar Qureshi has strongly condemned on behalf of local business
community the recent attack of NATO on a Pakistani post in Mohmand Agency
in which 25 Pakistani soldiers were …

US must apologise if Pakistan strike in error: s …
WASHINGTON: The United States should apologise to Pakistan if an official
investigation shows weekend NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani troops
were “a mistake,” a key US senator said on Tuesday. Senate Intelligence
Committee chair Dianne …

Incidents like NATO strike, not be tolerated: Kausar
Pakistan Observer
peshawar—Governor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Barrister Masood Kausar Tuesday
said inhuman incidents like NATO strikes in Mohmand Agency would not be
ignored in any circumstances as such episodes could harm the global efforts
in war against terrorism and …

Memogate and the Nato attack
The Nation, Pakistan
By Sm Hali | Published: November 30, 2011 The appearance of the memo
admittedly drafted by the American business tycoon of Pakistani origin,
Mansoor Ijaz, and allegedly dictated by former Ambassador to Washington,
Hussain Haqqani, has created a furore …

Balochistan govt endorses ban on entrance of NATO supplies
Pakistan Observer
Quetta—The Balochistan government has endorsed decision to ban entrance
of NATO supplies into jurisdiction of Balochistan province. According to a
handout issued here the decision was taken in a meeting of the provincial
cabinet held with Chief …

‘US, Nato fanning terrorism’
The News International
PAKISTAN People’s Party leader (PPP) Shabina Riaz Sheikh has accused the
United States and Nato of violating international law and fanning the
flames of terrorism after Nato strikes killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
Shabina Riaz while talking to newsmen …

Voice against NATO forces
Pakistan Observer
Islamabad—Leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Sharmila Farooqi said
that government had raised voice at international level against NATO/ISAF
attack on Pakistani posts. Talking to a private television channel, she
said the attack on Pakistani …

US faces Russian threat to cut access
The Australian
RUSSIA has threatened to cut off the only alternative US and NATO supply
route into Afghanistan, raising the possibility that 130000 coalition
troops, including Australians, could be left isolated. The threat by
Russia’s NATO envoy Dmitri Rogozin to …

White House Walks Tightrope in Deadly NATO Strikes on Pakistani Forces
Fox News
A deadly NATO airstrike on a Pakistani military post killed 25 Pakistani
soldiers. Now, it’s the deadliest case of friendly fire since the
Afghanistan war started. Major General Bob Scales joins us. Good evening,
sir. MAJ. GEN. …

PTI Women Wing protests against NATO attack
Pakistan Daily Times
LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab Women Wing on Tuesday
staged a protest demonstration against the NATO attack on Pakistani forces
in the Mohmand Agency that left 24 soldiers, including two officers, dead.
The protest was staged in …

FPCCI condemns Nato attack
The Nation, Pakistan
KARACHI (NNI) – Mr. Muhammad Akbar Khan, Acting-President, the Federation
of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has strongly
condemned the NATO Forces attack on Salala check post at Mohammond Agency.
He said that attack on border posts …

Remembrance: Rights activists condemn NATO strike, caution security apparatus
The Express Tribune
PHOTO: MUHAMMAD JAVAID Activists of civil society organisations condemned
Saturday’s NATO air strike on a security checkpost killing 24 troops but
asked the military establishment to stop helping terrorist groups. The
members of Insani Haqooq Ittehad …

More protests in KP against Nato attacks
The News International
PESHAWAR: The series of protests against the Nato strikes that killed 26
soldiers of security forces continued for the third consecutive day on
Tuesday. Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba held a protest rally outside the Government
College, Peshawar, here. …

Stop NATO news: November 30, 2011 « Stop NATO
By richardrozoff
WASHINGTON: A senior U.S. military leader in Europe condemned recent
violence against NATO troops in Kosovo just as a Wisconsin Army National
Guard unit prepares to take command of the 15th rotation of peacekeeping
forces there. …

NATO attack was blatant aggression: Pakistan army – Pakistan News …
A senior Pakistani army official has said a NATO cross-border air attack
that killed 24 soldiers was a deliberate, blatant act of aggression,
hardening Pakistan’s stance on an incident which could hurt efforts to
stabilise Afghanistan.

Pakistan to Blame for NATO Airstrike | FrontPage Magazine
By Ryan Mauro
The NATO airstrike, even if it was a case of misidentification, happened
because Pakistan’s border posts allow terrorists to fire across the border.
The details of what happened on November 26 are sketchy, but it is known
that U.S. and Afghan …

Prison » Syria: NATO Genocide Approaches UN Syria …
By yihan
Blatant lies told by alleged “human rights activists” led to
ignominious NATO-sanctioned brutality and ultimately brought BP, Shell,
Total-sponsored Petroleum Institute representative, Abdurrahim el-Keib,
into power in Libya. Now, these same …

NATO service member dies in Afghanistan | Washington Examiner
By The Associated Press
NATO says a roadside bomb has killed a service member with the
international military coalition in southern Afghanistan. NATO says the
service member was killed Wednesday. It did not disclose the nationality of
the service member or …

Pakistan to boycott Bonn conference over NATO attack
Islamabad (AFP) Nov 28, 2011 – Pakistan decided Tuesday to boycott a key
international conference on Afghanistan next month, ramping up its protest
over lethal cross-border NATO air strikes that have plunged US ties into
deep crisis.

Pakistan to evaluate all options after NATO attack: PM | AAJ News
Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said Pakistan will evaluate all
options after violation of mechanism of working by NATO with the attack on
security forces in Mohmand agency. In an interview on Tuesday, he said
Pakistan will revisit …

Amid Piles of Innocent Corpses, NATO Orders Retraining Effort on …
By John Glaser
General Allen said NATO forces – over 70 percent of which are U.S. troops
– will pursue retraining in methods of how to employ force against
insurgents while protecting Afghan civilians. All troops are to complete
the retraining by Monday. …

On the NATO/US Military Strike on Pakistan | War Is A Crime .org
By War Criminals Watch
A correspondent wrote me yesterday, “what [is]our government and military
doing attacking a Pakistani military base? Pakistan is supposed to be our
ally in this ten years old crazy war in Afghanistan.” NATO Airstrike Kills
24 Pakistani Soldiers. …

Pakistanis admit to firing first on NATO troops. | RedState
By Moe Lane (Diary)
Via Drudge comes the beginnings of clarity on this issue: it’s now being
tacitly admitted by the Pakistan government that Saturday’s conflict was
initiated by.

Pakistan boycotts Bonn conference over NATO strike « Rethink …
By The Agonist
From our partners at The Agonist. Islamabad | Nov 29. AFP – Pakistan on
Tuesday decided to boycott a key international conference on Afghanistan
next month, widening its protest over lethal cross-border NATO strikes and
exacerbating a …

Pakistan transit corridor closes; NATO cargo to Afghanistan to be …
By The Baltic Course | Baltic States news & analytics
After Pakistan cut the supply line of cargo being transported to NATO
troops in Afghanistan, the United States Army intends to use other routes
more, one of them going through Latvia, the newspaper ”The Christian
Science Monitor” reports.

‘NATO lured by Taliban into raid’ – The Express Tribune
US officials say reports suggest Taliban may have deliberately tried to
provoke a cross-border firefight.

Afghanistan: Senior jihadist commander responsible for NATO …
Afghanistan: Senior jihadist commander responsible for NATO deaths given
amnesty, now head of Kandahar’s Islamic Affairs Department. To land a gig
like that, …

Pakistan blocks NATO supply routes after raid kills 28 Pakistani …
NATO helicopters and fighter jets attacked two military outposts in
northwest Pakistan on Saturday, killing as many as 28 troops and plunging
U.S.-Pakistan …

The Page by Mark Halperin | NATO-Pakistan Clash
Claims of dead troops and chopper fire raise tensions….

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Posted 30th November 2011 by InI in category NATO Newslinks

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