NATO Daily Newslinks 24 May, 2010

7 Arrested in Deaths of 6 NATO Troops, Afghan Authorities Say
FOXNews
AP Afghan authorities are announcing the arrest of seven people in last
week’s car homicide car bombing that killed six NATO soldiers — including
three …
www.foxnews.com/world/2010/05/24/arrested-deaths-nato-troops-afghan-authorities-say/

US deploys missiles to Poland to train NATO ally
The Associated Press
… to the most significant deployment ever of US forces to Poland, which
once was behind the Iron Curtain but is now an enthusiastic member of NATO.

www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jS3Bm5e_o3oW82XPbzzWrZ-UBl1gD9FT6BM80

Russia to buy 4 copter ships from NATO state – RIA
Reuters India
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia plans to buy four Western-built helicopter
carriers and is now in talks with three NATO states on buying the vessels,

in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-48740620100524

Russia gives U.S. Afghan drugs data, criticizes NATO
Reuters
However, while praising Moscow’s cooperation with Washington in some
aspects of the anti-drug fight, Ivanov criticized the US-led coalition of
NATO states …
www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE64M1UZ20100523?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews

Afghans: 7 arrests in deaths of 6 NATO troops
The Associated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities Monday announced the arrest of
seven people in last week’s car suicide car bombing that killed six NATO
soldiers …
www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hvWEqwq3CrRvaQCmt21MfoYhjZJQD9FT85M01

Insurgents attempt attack on US-NATO base
CNN (blog)
(CNN) – Insurgents attacked a US-NATO base in southern Afghanistan on
Saturday night, firing rockets and attempting to breach the base perimeter
before …
afghanistan.blogs.cnn.com/2010/05/24/insurgents-attempt-attack-on-u-s-nato-base/

‘Taliban gets 2 lakh Pak rupees for each Nato soldier killed’
Economic Times
Taliban rebels are earning up to 2 lakh Pakistani rupees (1660 pounds) for
each Nato soldier they kill, Times Online has said. The money usually
reaches …
economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Taliban-gets-2-lakh-Pak-rupees-for-each-Nato-soldier-killed/articleshow/5968157.cms

ArcSight Public Sector CTO to Participate in NATO Cyber Defence Working Session
MarketWatch (press release)
The workshop will bring together senior figures from NATO member states as
well as industry experts to discuss and enhance cyber defence related
cooperation …
www.marketwatch.com/story/arcsight-public-sector-cto-to-participate-in-nato-cyber-defence-working-session-2010-05-24?reflink=MW_news_stmp

Taliban Attack on Kandahar Airfield (KAF) Military Blog Removed
allvoices
NATO has stated that the attack was repelled successfully and has confirmed
that there have been military and civilian casualties. …
www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/5901768-taliban-attack-on-kandahar-airfield-kaf-military-blog-removed

On Opinion Polls, Georgia and NATO
Daily Georgian Times
In that NDI poll 26 and 36 per cent of respondents said that they “fully
support” and “somewhat support” Georgia’s NATO membership. …
www.geotimes.ge/index.php?m=home&newsid=21721

Afghan forces kill 7 Taliban fighters, wound 30
Xinhua
Both Afghan and NATO-led troops have been preparing for massive offensive
expected to be launched in June in Kandahar to dislodge the insurgents and
ensure …
news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2010-05/24/c_13312416.htm

Afghan peace conference delayed for 2nd time
The Associated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban claimed responsibility Sunday for a
nighttime assault on NATO’s biggest base in southern Afghanistan in which

www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hvWEqwq3CrRvaQCmt21MfoYhjZJQD9FSLK580

“Govt. in secret NATO membership talks”
B92
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA — Opposition DSS leader Vojislav Ko?tunica says the
current Serbian government is “secretly negotiating with NATO
officials”. …
www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2010&mm=05&dd=24&nav_id=67337

US night raid in Afghanistan elicits outrage, satisfaction
Los Angeles Times
Residents and relatives gather around the bodies of people killed in an
overnight raid by NATO forces in the Surkhrod district of Nangarhar
province. …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-afghan-night-raids-20100524,0,4911751.story

US Raids West Kandahar as NATO Reels From Latest Attacks
Antiwar.com
… to deploy massive amounts of troops and aid and magically transform a
city full of skeptical Afghans into loyal supporters of the NATO-backed
government.
news.antiwar.com/2010/05/23/us-raids-west-kandahar-as-nato-reels-from-latest-attack/

How to End War against Terror?
Kashmir Watch
By Zaheerul Hassan On May 21, 2010 NATO’s International Security Assistance
Force (ISAF) Commander General Stanley McChrystal visited Pakistan and
provided …
www.kashmirwatch.com/showexclusives.php?subaction=showfull&id=1274658869&archive=&start_from=&ucat=15&var1news=value1news

Upcoming Kandahar offensive stirs fears in residents
CNN (blog)
NATO says this operation is necessary, the Afghan government says it’s
necessary and the governor of Kandahar, Tooryalai Wesa tells CNN,
“Kandahar means …
afghanistan.blogs.cnn.com/2010/05/24/upcoming-kandahar-offensive-stirs-fears-in-residents/

What Does Russia’s New Foreign Policy Doctrine Mean?
Russia Blog (blog)
In the early 1990s Russia, then in the grip of pro-Western euphoria, was
making overtures to the West, including joining NATO. These were flatly
rejected by …
www.russiablog.org/2010/05/russias_new_foreign_policy_doctrine.php

‘We fled our plane for the shelter as the Taleban attacked our base’
Times Online
Kandahar airfield is one of the busiest military bases in the world and the
spearhead of the Nato coalition’s operations against the Taleban in their

www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/afghanistan/article7134568.ece

Taliban Attacks NATO-Held Defecation Pond
The Spoof (satire)
Last night insurgents using heavy rocket fire and AK-47s, launched a
massive ground assault directed at what NATO troops refer to as, “the giant
shit pond” …
www.thespoof.com/news/spoof.cfm?headline=s3i75299

The Istanbul-Moscow Axis of Evil
American Thinker
For more than a half-century after World War II, Turkey anchored NATO’s
front-line southeast flank against Soviet/Russian aggression and even
(until 2004) …
www.americanthinker.com/2010/05/the_istanbulmoscow_axis_of_evi.html

“Azerbaijan needs to be closely involved in Turkish-Armenian process”
News.Az
There is an opinion that Russia is ready to prevent by any means membership
of its neighbors including Azerbaijan in NATO. Do you agree with that? …
www.news.az/articles/16090

No good war
Workers World
It even dragged some of Washington’s reluctant NATO allies into the war,
along with some now rightist-ruled Eastern European states. …
www.workers.org/2010/editorials/war_0528

Top bomb disposal expert quits job in Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan News
… of staff to defuse the devices are causing psychological problems.
Britain has 10000 troops in Afghanistan in a force of 130000 under NATO
command.
www.kyrgyzstannews.net/story/638838

Group behind deadly Kabul attack arrested: intelligence
DAWN.com
The group of seven was wanted for several attacks, including last Tuesday’s
suicide car bombing on a Nato convoy which killed five US soldiers, …
www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/world/22-group-behind-deadly-kabul-attack-arrested-intelligence-aj-01

COMMENT: Getting real on terrorism –Shahzad Chaudhry
Daily Times
At the same time, the TTP and its affiliates retain the operational freedom
to continue their war outside the NWA against the Pakistani forces and
US/NATO’s …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010%5C05%5C24%5Cstory_24-5-2010_pg3_2

Harnett County wife awaits husband’s return from Kandahar air base
WRAL.com
Cameron, NC — The Taliban have claimed responsibility for Saturday’s
assault on NATO’s main military base in southern Afghanistan. …
www.wral.com/news/local/story/7653905/

Hingham family loses touch with their soldier son, then finds battle photos of …
The Patriot Ledger
Fighting between the Taliban and NATO escalated in the Kandahar area this
past week, killing several NATO soldiers and civilians. …
www.patriotledger.com/features/x258108841/Hingham-family-loses-touch-with-their-soldier-son-then-finds-battle-photos-of-him-online

Europeans’ Liberal Lifestyle On Hold
TestFunda – MBA Test Prep
The advantage of Europe has been its low spending on defence thanks to
protection from NATO. This has helped transform relatively high tax levels
into …
testfunda.com/examprep/mba-resource/current-affairs/article/europeans-liberal-lifestyle-on-hold.htm?assetid=bcce133a-f4fa-4e48-a669-a9b896e74ee2

Council reaffirms KFOR’s commitment to Kosovo
defpro
12:37 GMT, May 24, 2010 On Friday, May 20th, NATO Secretary General Anders
Fogh Rasmussen and all the Ambassadors of KFOR contributing nations visited
KFOR. …
www.defpro.com/news/details/15461/

Marathon Pundit: Taliban receiving bounty for each NATO soldier killed
By John Ruberry
London’s Sunday Times (subscription only—but the Tehran Times has a
write-up) is reporting that the Taliban terrorists earn $2300 for each NATO
soldier they kill. The money comes from protection racket revenue, “taxes”
on opium …
marathonpundit.blogspot.com/2010/05/taliban-receiving-bounty-for-each-nato.html

NATO, the EU and China “ Alexandria
By steve2
By extension, people are worried about the ability of Europe to make NATO
work. How will a bankrupt Europe finance military functions? I think these
worries are overblown, but Thomas P. M. Barnett points out that Europe
matters less for …
aleksandreia.wordpress.com/2010/05/23/nato-the-eu-and-china/

War News Updates: To The Taliban, A NATO Soldier Is Worth £1600
By Bookyards
TALIBAN rebels are earning a bounty of up to 200000 Pakistani rupees
(£1660) for each Nato soldier they kill, according to insurgent
commanders. The money is said to come from protection rackets, taxes
imposed on opium farmers, …
warnewsupdates.blogspot.com/2010/05/to-taliban-nato-soldier-is-worth-1600.html

My World Earth: Afghan Nato base comes under attack -Taliban …
By KUKU(Penis) Eye
The Taliban claimed responsibility for that attack, saying 20 suicide
bombers took part in the assault, which included rockets, small arms and
grenades, Nato’s International Security Assistance Force, or Isaf, said.

myworldearth.blogspot.com/2010/05/afghan-nato-base-comes-under-attack.html

Insurgents attack NATO’s southern Afghan base | US Post Today.
By uspost
Insurgents attack NATO’s southern Afghan base. Posted by admin on May 23,
2010 0 Comment. The Taliban claimed responsibility Sunday for a nighttime
assault on NATO’s biggest base in southern Afghanistan in which insurgents
firing . …
www.usposttoday.com/insurgents-attack-natos-southern-afghan-base/

WakeUp 2010: Taliban says it attacked NATO base
By Michael P Richard
The attack was the third major assault on NATO forces in Afghanistan in six
days and followed a Taliban announcement of a spring offensive against NATO
forces and Afghan government troops. Last Tuesday, a Taliban suicide bomber
attacked …
wakeup2010.blogspot.com/2010/05/taliban-says-it-attacked-nato-base.html

Afghans: 7 arrests in deaths of 6 NATO troops | Antiwar Newswire
By admin
Afghan authorities Monday announced the arrest of seven people in last
week’s car suicide car bombing that killed six NATO soldiers — including
three American colonels and a Canadian colonel. …
wire.antiwar.com/2010/05/24/afghans-7-arrests-in-deaths-of-6-nato-troops-2/

Pakistannews24.com “ Insurgents Attack NATO’s Kandahar Base
By admin
The attacks follow a Taliban announcement of a spring offensive against
NATO forces and Afghan government troops – their response to a promise by
the Obama administration to squeeze the Taliban out of their strongholds in
the southern …
www.pakistannews24.com/insurgents-attack-natos-kandahar-base/

“Govt. in secret NATO membership talks” | ICT magazine
Opposition DSS leader Vojislav Ko?tunica says the current Serbian
government is “secretly negotiating with NATO officials”. The subject
of these talks, according to Ko?tunica, who spoke in Kosovska Mitrovica on
Sunday, …
www.ictmag.info/politics/%E2%80%9Cgovt-in-secret-nato-membership-talks%E2%80%9D/

Russia gives U.S. Afghan drugs data, criticizes NATO …
By therearenosunglasses
However, while praising Moscow’s cooperation with Washington in some
aspects of the anti-drug fight, Ivanov criticized the U.S.-led coalition of
NATO states fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan for failing to eradicate
opium output there …
therearenosunglasses.wordpress.com/2010/05/24/russia-gives-u-s-afghan-drugs-data-criticizes-nato/

US sends Patriot missiles, soldiers to Poland to train the NATO …
By Vanessa Gera
March 27th, 2010 NATO: Europe must upgrade defensesBRUSSELS — Europe will
be a “paper tiger” in military terms unless it reverses the decline in its
defensive capabilities, NATO’s chief warned Saturday. The alliance’s
secretary-general, …
blog.taragana.com/business/2010/05/24/us-sends-patriot-missiles-soldiers-to-poland-to-train-the-nato-allys-military-64149/

Militants attack key NATO base in Afghanistan “ Rohit Kumar’s Views
By rohitkumarsviews
KABUL – The Taliban said Sunday they were behind an attack on NATO’s main
base in southern Afghanistan, the third on international forces in a week,
showing their determination to meet fire with fire. …
rohitkumarsviews.wordpress.com/2010/05/24/militants-attack-key-nato-base-in-afghanistan/

News Essentials: Taliban earn bounty for each NATO soldier killed
By World Watch
So far this year, 213 NATO soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan,
including 41 British troops, bringing the potential rewards for the Taliban
to £350000, The Sunday Times said. The Taliban commanders told the paper
that the bounty …
newsessentials.blogspot.com/2010/05/taliban-earn-bounty-for-each-nato.html

Afghans: 7 arrests in deaths of 6 NATO troops (AP) | TheAsiaBIZZ.com
By admin
AP – Afghan authorities are announcing the arrest of seven people in last
week’s car suicide car bombing that killed six NATO soldiers — including
th…
theasiabizz.com/news/afghans-7-arrests-in-deaths-of-6-nato-troops-ap/

Insurgents launch ground assault against NATO’s main base in …
The Taliban claimed responsibility Sunday for a nighttime assault on
Kandahar Air Base that wounded a number of coalition soldiers and civilian
employees at the biggest NATO base in southern Afghanistan.
www.washingtonexaminer.com/breaking/insurgents-launch-ground-assault-against-natos-main-base-in-southern-afghanistan-94680689.html

Taliban defiance on show with attacks on Afghan NATO bases | Karachi
By Najam
KABUL: The Taliban said Sunday they were behind an attack on NATO’s main
base in southern Afghanistan, the third on international forces in a week,
showing.
www.karachifriends.com/news/international/taliban-defiance-on-show-with-attacks-on-afghan-nato-bases-5887.html

EUobserver / Nato and EU advised to streamline defence spending
Nato’s budget of roughly €2 billion is formed of contributions from the
national defence and foreign ministries, but the figure is much bigger if
direct …
euobserver.com/13/30085

FT.com / Asia-Pacific / Afghanistan – Afghan insurgents killed in …
Afghan insurgents killed in Nato base attack … Nato warns states over
defence cuts – May-17 … Afghans protest over Nato raid – May-15 …
www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c4d76924-62f1-11df-b1d1-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=rss

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