NATO Newslinks 15 April, 2010: Kazakhstan: US, NATO Seek Military Outpost Between Russia And China

NATO aims to fight Afghan crooks — without naming them
Washington Post
By Deepa Babington KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) – NATO officials in
Afghanistan often say the only way they will win the war is to break the
grip of …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/15/AR2010041501595.html

NATO: 4 service members die in north Afghanistan
The Associated Press
KABUL — Four international service members were killed Thursday in
northern Afghanistan, NATO said, as Afghan police reported heavy fighting
involving …
www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hvWEqwq3CrRvaQCmt21MfoYhjZJQD9F3HG280

Pakistani military officials claim Nato forces failed to capture Taliban
Telegraph.co.uk
Senior Pakistani military officials yesterday bitterly criticised Nato
forces in Afghanistan for failing to capture fleeing Taliban fighters. …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/7590182/Pakistani-military-officials-claim-Nato-forces-failed-to-capture-Taliban.html

Four soldiers killed in attack in Afghanistan
The Local
Germany has participated in the conflict in the Kunduz regions since 2002
as a member of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). …
www.thelocal.de/national/20100415-26579.html

NATO, Russia Need Missile Shield, Rasmussen Says
Novinite.com
“Together NATO and Russia should explore cooperation on missile defense – a
security roof that will give real security to our people,” Anders Fogh
Rasmussen …
www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=115255

NATO’s Response Force Conducts Maritime Exercise
eNews Park Forest
A large fleet of warships, submarines and auxiliary vessels from NATO’s
Response Force (NRF) sailed from ports across Europe on 12 April to take
part in the …
www.enewspf.com/index.php/latest-news/latest-national/15635-natos-response-force-conducts-maritime-exercise

Fischer: ?R wants to take active part in new NATO strategy
Prague Daily Monitor
Washington, April 14 (CTK) – The Czech Republic would like to actively
participate in the preparation of NATO’s new strategy that the alliance is
to adopt …
praguemonitor.com/2010/04/15/fischer-%C4%8Dr-wants-take-active-part-new-nato-strategy

Sweden and NATO launch Battle Labs cooperation
defpro
12:36 GMT, April 15, 2010 Brussels and The Hague | On 26th March the NATO
C3 Agency (NC3A) received a task order from the Swedish Agency for Defense

www.defpro.com/news/details/14540/

Spate of Afghan civilian deaths “disturbing” -UN
Reuters AlertNet
By Jonathon Burch KABUL, April 15 (Reuters) – A fresh spate of incidents of
NATO forces killing civilians are a disturbing trend that must be reversed,

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/SGE63E0DJ.htm

AP NewsAlert
The Associated Press
KABUL — NATO says 4 international service members killed in northern
Afghanistan.
www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gnKz6JKf1o0Bic6UrduEAAlxyQ1wD9F3GN804

Kazakhstan: US, NATO Seek Military Outpost Between Russia And China
Australia.TO
As stated during a visit to the country by then NATO Secretary General Jaap
de Hoop Scheffer in June of 2009, it is “a nation almost the size of the
whole …
australia.to/2010/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2191:kazakhstan-us-nato-seek-military-outpost-between-russia-and-china&catid=95:rick-rozoff&Itemid=127

NATO – Secretary General’s Monthly Press Briefing
ISRIA (registration)
The press conference will be available on World feed via EBU Geneva and
will be streamed live on NATO’s website. * NATO photographers and cameramen
will …
www.isria.com/pages/15_April_2010_73.php

PM Calls for Change in NATO Afghanistan Strategy
STA – Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription)
Ljubljana, 15 April (STA) – Concerned that a mere troop increase will not
help provide success for NATO in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Borut Pahor
called …
www.sta.si/en/vest.php?s=a&id=1502752

Haqqani network hardened foe for NATO in Afghanistan
The News International
“Haqqani I see much more as a desire for control,” said Bower, who is
NATO’s intelligence officer in the group’s eastern strongholds of Khost,

www.thenews.com.pk/updates.asp?id=102872

France and NATO to validate interoperability of Afghan surveillance capabilities
defpro
NATO’s Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR) Concept
was approved by the Military Committee in July 2009. …
www.defpro.com/news/details/14539/

Bosnia approves sending troops to Afghanistan
Ynetnews
Bosnia’s collective presidency agreed on Wednesday to send an infantry unit
to join the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan as part of the Danish
contingent, …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3876180,00.html

Karadzic grills victim’s husband
The Australian
She was one of at least 37 victims of the 1995 attack that triggered NATO’s
intervention in the conflict. Mr Crncalo endured an intensive
cross-examination …
www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/radovan-karadzic-grills-victims-husband/story-e6frg6so-1225854268296

Top Asian News at 1:30 pm GMT
TMCnet
NATO: 4 service members die in north AfghanistanKABUL (AP) _ NATO says four
international service members have been killed in fighting in northern …
www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/-top-asian-news-130-pm-gmt-/2010/04/15/4730738.htm

We’ve got your back
Sydney Morning Herald
There was speculation NATO would find a European nation to step into the
shoes of the Dutch, but Admiral Stavridis’s disclosure means none has been
found. …
www.smh.com.au/world/weve-got-your-back-in-afghan-province-20100415-shrl.html

Pakistan Security Brief –April 14, 2010
Critical Threats Project
Most of Orakzai seized from militants; US and Pakistan have different plans
in North Waziristan; NATO General says Pakistan military offensives
effective in …
www.criticalthreats.org/pakistan-security-brief/pakistan-security-brief-april-14-2010

Found in translation: Pashtu-speaking Canadian disarms Afghans one at a time
The Canadian Press
In so doing, even top-ranked military officials acknowledge that Grove has
made a valuable connection with the people of Afghanistan – one that the
NATO-led …
www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5i9e3Qk61in0ifXLGM5-2Ai0SG0Gg

General praises soldiers and citizens alike
CKNW News Talk 980
Brigadier-General Jonathan Vance, the head of Canadian and NATO troops in
Afghanistan from February to November 2009, says many missions in the south
are …
www.cknw.com/Channels/Reg/NewsLocal/Story.aspx?ID=1218720

Bulgaria willing to be involved in missile shield
Sofia Echo
Mladenov said that Bulgaria should take an active part in discussions at
the forthcoming meeting of Nato foreign ministers in Tallin, Estonia, …
www.sofiaecho.com/2010/04/15/887348_bulgaria-willing-to-be-involved-in-missile-shield

Delegation of RA Defense Ministry participates in NATO committee sitting
PanARMENIAN.Net
Net – On April 12, 2010, a delegation of the RA Defense Ministry, headed by
Deputy Defense Minister Nazaryan, participated in a sitting of NATO …
www.panarmenian.net/eng/world/news/47104/Delegation_of_RA_Defense_Ministry_participates_in_NATO_committee_sitting

Europe.view Naming and blaming
Economist
It stubbornly refuses to allow its northern neighbour’s application for
European Union and NATO membership to proceed until it budges on the name
issue. …
www.economist.com/opinion/displayStory.cfm?story_id=15905742

The Secret Condition
Global Security
Brzezinski suggests “an American line along the Jordan River,” and
Scowcroft favors putting a “NATO peacekeeping force” on the West Bank. …
sitrep.globalsecurity.org/articles/100414570-the-secret-condition.htm

Bulgaria has never been Macedonia’s enemy: Branko Crvenkovski
Focus News
We really strive for NATO and EU integration, Branko Crvenkovski, former
Macedonian President and chairman of the Social Democratic Union of
Macedonia, …
www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=n216660

? good neighbour
Focus News
During the Cold War, it was one of just two NATO members that had a land
border with the Soviet Union. It was surrounded by Soviet satellites or
allies, …
www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=a1130

Bulgaria among the top in Europe in military spending
Sofia Echo
In comparison to other Nato allies and European Union member states,
Bulgaria – along with Greece – allocated the proportionately largest amount
of its GDP …
www.sofiaecho.com/2010/04/15/887331_bulgaria-among-the-top-in-europe-in-military-spending

A great article from Daniel Larison
True/Slant
During the somewhat ludicrous debate in the US about Ukrainian NATO
accession, one of the facts that was conveniently dropped down the memory
hole was that, …
trueslant.com/markadomanis/2010/04/15/a-great-article-from-daniel-larison/

Pakistan army anger at Nato border tactics after forcing militants …
By ajpirzada
Fresh from a bloody victory against the Taleban in this rugged frontier
outpost, the commander of Pakistani forces has lashed out at the Nato.
www.defence.pk/forums/pakistans-war/54412-pakistan-army-anger-nato-border-tactics-after-forcing-militants-out.html

Haqqani network hardened foe for NATO in Afghanistan “ CNet World
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NATO says 4 international service members killed in northern …
KABUL (AP) — NATO says 4 international service members killed in northern
Afghanistan.
dailycaller.com/2010/04/15/nato-says-4-international-service-members-killed-in-northern-afghanistan-as/

NATOSource: NATO Cyber Defence Workshop
By natosource
From NATO: The 13th NATO Cyber Defence Workshop will take place from 26 to
28 May 2010 in Tallinn, Estonia. It is jointly organised by the NATO
Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) and Co-operative Cyber
Defence Centre of …
www.natosource.com/2010/04/nato-cyber-defence-workshop.html

Open Your Eyes News “ Rioters vent fury at US after Nato troops …
By PolemiCol
The Independent – Nato’s hopes for winning over the Afghan population in
the south of the country ahead of a massive new military campaign took a
major blow yesterday when Nato soldiers opened fire on a civilian bus in
Kandahar City and …
www.openyoureyesnews.com/2010/04/15/rioters-vent-fury-at-us-after-nato-troops-kill-afghan-civilians-on-bus/

NATO: 4 service members die in north Afghanistan (AP) | N3WS LIVE
By love16rohan
AP – NATO says four international service members have been killed in
fighting in northern Afghanistan.
www.n3wslive.com/nato-4-service-members-die-in-north-afghanistan-ap

Fraudonomics: Nato admits that deaths of 8 boys were a mistake …
By Gary
At the time, Nato claimed that the assault force was targeting a “known
insurgent group responsible for a series of violent attacks”. Officials
said that the victims were involved in making and smuggling improvised
explosive devices. …
fraudonomics.blogspot.com/2010/04/nato-admits-that-deaths-of-8-boys-were.html

Macedonia Daily.org: MACEDONIA’S NATO INVITATION, WASHINGTON’S …
By Macedonia Daily
Supporting Macedonia’s integration into NATO and the EU remains a vital
element in our efforts to promote peace and stability in the Balkan region,
said Assistant Secretary for Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs,
Philip Gordon. …
macedoniadaily.blogspot.com/2010/04/macedonias-nato-invitation-washingtons.html

Harris To Provide Air Traffic Control System For Afghanistan NATO …
By toddessary
Kandahar Airfield has become a prominent base for many NATO armed forces
flying in and out of the theatre, including forces from the U.S. and
Canada. Due to increased air traffic volumes in the region, improving air
traffic safety at …
www.financialwire.net/2010/04/15/harris-to-provide-air-traffic-control-system-for-afghanistan-nato-base/

BrkW: BreakingNews: NATO says 4 international service members …
By #
BreakingNews: NATO says 4 international service members killed in northern
Afghanistan – AP. BreakingNews: NATO says 4 international service members
killed in northern Afghanistan – AP Reference: ping.fm/atmFR. at
3:58 PM …
brkwatch.blogspot.com/2010/04/breakingnews-nato-says-4-international.html

EU-RussiaCentre.org
By Milana M
NATO’s secretary-general reiterated on Wednesday his call for closer
cooperation with Russia on the issue of the European missile defense.
“Together NATO and Russia should explore cooperation on missile defense
– a security roof that …
www.eu-russiacentre.org/news/nato-chief-calls-missile-defense-cooperation-russia.html

Red Cross says civilian bomb injuries rise 30-40 percent in …
In his statement, de Mistura also said he appreciated new guidelines issued
by the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley McChrystal,
that aim to limit use of force and minimize potential civilian losses. …
www.washingtonexaminer.com/world/red-cross-says-civilian-bomb-injuries-rise-30-40-percent-in-southern-afghanistan-over-2009-90920194.html

NATO forces to leave some areas of Afghanistan | World | News |
By admin
force by the occupying coalition under the auspices of NATO in Afghanistan,
not to achieve success, withdraw their units from isolated areas on the
border with Pakistan. According to official information, it was the result
of changes in …
cnobbi.com/5966.html

Homeless Veteran Of Microsoft: Let the clock run.
By HVOM
These developments set the stage for the landmark decisions that were taken
in 1957 and ratified by the NATO summit meeting, attended by Eisenhower and
other chiefs of state, that fall. At this summit, NATO decided to provide
U.S.-built …
hvom.blogspot.com/2010/04/let-clock-run.html

Spate of Afghan civilian deaths “disturbing” -U.N. | Journalist …
By Jonathon Burch
KABUL, April 15 (Reuters) – A fresh spate of incidents of NATO forces
killing civilians are a disturbing trend that must be reversed, the U.N.
envoy to Afghanistan said on Thursday, in his first comments on the issue
since starting his …
blogs.reuters.com/jonathon-burch/2010/04/15/spate-of-afghan-civilian-deaths-disturbing-u-n/

AP Interview: President Karzai’s power broker brother mending …
But with the president sticking by his younger half brother, U.S. and NATO
officials have concluded they have little choice but to work with Ahmad
Wali Karzai if they are to build community support for the operation
against the Taliban. …
www.sfexaminer.com/world/ap-interview-president-karzais-power-broker-brother-mending-fences-with-us-90911859.html

NATO – News: NATO’s Response Force conducts maritime exercise, 12 …
A large fleet of warships, submarines and auxiliary vessels from NATO’s
Response Force (NRF) sailed from ports across Europe on 12 April to take
part in the …
www.nato.int/cps/en/SID-C73E1580-03B3AE45/natolive/news_62556.htm

BBC News – Afghan women were killed in bungled raid, Nato admits
Nato admits its forces were responsible for the deaths of three women
during a botched raid in Afghanistan in February.
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8603573.stm

NATO secretary-general applauds nuclear weapons pact during visit …
The State Journal-Register – The secretary-general of NATO said in
Springfield on Friday that the nuclear weapons reduction pact agreed to
this week between …
www.sj-r.com/archive/x998215703/NATO-secretary-general-Obama-seen-as-good-and-strong-leader

NATO rips video of captive; 5 would-be bombers nabbed – Washington …
The release of a video showing a US soldier held by Afghan insurgents only
inspires further efforts to find the man, the NATO command in Afghanistan
said …
www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/apr/09/nato-rips-video-of-captive-5-would-be-bombers-nabb/

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