NATO Newslinks 6 June 2011: Pakistan: Masses to block Nato supplies: JI chief

6 June 2011 —

2 Are Killed in Sixth NATO Copter Crash Since Late April in Afghanistan
New York Times
By RAY RIVERA KABUL, Afghanistan — Two NATO service members died Sunday when their helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan. It was the latest in a string of crashes in recent weeks that were being investigated. A NATO spokesman said the helicopter …

NATO Chief Sees Libyan Strongman Qaddafi Weakening
Fox News
BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says the damaging
or destroying of 1800 military targets so far has degraded the power of
Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi to the extent that he will certainly be
forced from power. …

NATO: service member killed by roadside bomb
Seattle Post Intelligencer
David Petraeus, commander of the NATO- led International Security
Assistance Force (ISAF) and US troops in Afghanistan shows respect to
Afghan high-ranking officials before the start of a joint press conference
of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and US …

Why NATO’s air might lacks power
Seattle Post Intelligencer
NATO is chagrined. Yes, the bombing campaign stopped Muammar Qadhafi’s
march on Benghazi. And, yes, it staved off rebel defeats elsewhere,
breaking the government’s siege on Misurata. But the alliance’s hopes for a
quick victory through a mini “shock …

Russia and NATO kick off anti-terror air force exercise
Monsters and
Moscow – Russia and NATO on Monday kicked off an unprecedented training
exercise to give their air forces practice in handing hijacked passenger
planes moving through either sides’ airspace. Fighter pilots from the
Russian, Polish, and Turkish air …

Russian envoy heads to Libya to begin settlement talks
CNN International
NATO is operating under a UN Security Council resolution authorizing the
use of any means — with the exception of foreign occupation — to protect
civilians from attack or the threat of attack. It has been conducting
airstrikes targeting Gadhafi’s …

Afghan gov’t: Police checkpoint overrun, 2 killed
Sacramento Bee
Also Monday, NATO said a roadside bomb killed a service member Sunday in
southern Afghanistan. The alliance gave no other details about the attack
or the nationality of the service member. It was the fourth coalition death
on Sunday that NATO reported. …

Eyeing EU, NATO, Macedonia votes in snap polls
Gruevski has pledged to continue reforms necessary to prepare the
landlocked Balkan state to join the European Union and NATO. The opposition
has accused him of corruption, rigid control of the media and inadequate
investment in the country. …

Slovakian and Lithuanian presidents discussed EU and NATO concerns and energy …
The Baltic Course
The two Heads of State discussed bilateral relations, issues of concern
related to the European Union and NATO, the EU Eastern Neighborhood Policy,
and cooperation in ensuring nuclear safety and energy security, the
presidential press service reports …

West Presses Rebels for More Details on a Post-Qaddafi Government
New York Times
By JOHN F. BURNS TRIPOLI, Libya — As NATO airplanes and attack
helicopters struck fresh targets in Tripoli and the oil port of Brega on
Sunday, senior British and American officials said there was no way of
knowing how long it might take for the …

JI warns of blocking Nato supplies if drone strikes continue
The News International
Ameer Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Syed Munawar Hasan warned on Sunday that if US
drone attacks were not halted, the people of Pakistan would stage peaceful
protest demonstrations to block Nato supplies, demanding of the government
to implement parliament’s …

Ukraine, NATO Launch Sea Breeze 2011 Military Exercises
Ukraine and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Monday
launched the Sea Breeze 2011 military exercises in South Ukraine’s Odessa
and Nikolaev regions. Naval, land and air exercises under the title
“Planning and carrying out the …

NATO steps up strikes in Libya
CBS 21
(Chris Hondros, Getty Images) TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A series of NATO
airstrikes have targeted sites in and around Tripoli overnight. It wasn’t
immediately clear what the missiles and bombs targeted early Monday. The
strikes followed a day of heavy …

Civilian deaths no longer tolerable: Karzai
Frontier Post
KABUL (NNI): Civilian deaths in counterinsurgency operations by NATO-led
forces are no longer acceptable to the Afghan people and government,
President Hamid Karzai has said. “I have made clear to Americans
authorities to put a permanent stop to the …

Video: NATO helicopters again strike Libyan targets
Gamut News
Canada, with aircraft stationed at a base in southern Italy, has
participated in about 400 flights as part of the NATO mission in Libya.
This World News video “NATO helicopters again strike Libyan targets” is
copyright by CBC and brought to you by …

Closer co-operation needed to tackle new threats, NATO official says to OSCE
The FINANCIAL — VIENNA, 6 June 2011 – Fighting new threats such as
terrorism, proliferation, cybercrime and piracy requires closer
co-operation among countries, institutions and organizations such as NATO
and the OSCE, NATO Deputy Secretary General …,_NATO_official_says_to_OSCE/

The Missile Defense Hyperbole Game
The Moscow Times (blog)
Senior officials from both countries — and NATO — have been engaged in
discussions to work out modalities for missile defense cooperation, but
concrete agreements have so far been elusive. A meeting on Wednesday in
Brussels between Russian and NATO …

Masses to block Nato supplies: JI chief
The News International
By Shamim Bano KARACHI: Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, Syed Munawwar Hassan, has
warned that the people of the country will block Nato supplies if the
government failed to stop US drone attacks. Addressing the JI
sit-in-cum-public meeting against US drone …

Two Nato tankers gutted
The Nation, Pakistan
QUETTA – Two tankers carrying supplies for the Nato forces stationed in
Afghanistan were torched in two separate incidents in Bolan and Khuzdar
districts of Balochistan on Sunday. According to reports reaching here, a
Nato tanker carrying fuel was …

NATO says a coalition helicopter has crashed in eastern Afghanistan, killing 2 …
Washington Post
By AP, KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO says a coalition helicopter has crashed
in eastern Afghanistan, killing two on board. Copyright 2011 The Associated
Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,
rewritten or redistributed. …

NATO container torched in Kachi
Pakistan Daily Times
DERA MURAD JAMALI: Unknown men set ablaze a NATO container in the precincts
of Levies Station Dhahar on Sunday. Levies officials told APP that a
container carrying logistics for the ISAF forces in Afghanistan was on its
way to Afghanistan from Karachi …

NATO continues to increase pressure on Qadhafi Regime in Tripoli
NATO HQ (press release)
NAPLES – Demonstrating increasing resolve to bring the Qadhafi regime’s
violence against the civilian population to an end, NATO aircraft carried
out intensive and sustained strikes against pro-Qadhafi facilities in
Tripoli throughout the day and night …

Congress chides Obama over Libya war
Tehran Times
The US provides aerial refueling of warplanes and intelligence,
surveillance, and reconnaissance work, although NATO took over command of
the operation from the US in late March. The House members expressed
concern over the expensive military …

‘Libya war could bring Obama down’
Press TV
NATO warplanes have intensified attacks on Libyan capital, Tripoli after
British Foreign Secretary William Hauge said there is no deadline for
military operations in the country. He said NATOS’s almost three month-long
mission is intensifying and it …

Nato Kan’s Indefinite Resignation Spurs Grand Coalition Talk
Arutz Sheva
by Amiel Ungar Naoto Kan remains Japan’s prime minister for the moment but
the circumstances of his continued tenure are distinctly déjà vu. When
the Japanese voters dumped the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) after nearly
five decades of nearly …

Libyan Rebels Push Into Gadhafi-Held West
Voice of America
Libyan rebels have pushed into a Western Mountain town besieged by forces
loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, as NATO continued to carry out
airstrikes around the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Rebels on Monday say they
have taken over the town of Yafran …—123220313.html

Too soon to indict Khadafy
Boston Globe
As the NATO military effort enters its third month, the International
Criminal Court’s pursuit of justice threatens to undermine whatever options
may still exist to convince Khadafy to end his reign. The greater cause of
human rights would be best …

Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
(AGI) Tripoli- There has been another daytime NATO air raid on Tripoli; the
state TV headquarters for ‘Al-Jamahiriyah’ were hit. A Libyan Information
Ministry spokesperson reported the bombed target. Meanwhile, press sources
from the capital reported …

Boehner’s Oliver Resolution
American Spectator
Perspective is in very short supply on President Obama’s “kinetic military
action” in support of the NATO effort to forestall something to protect
somebody and maybe accomplish that regime change thingy. Last week, House
Speaker John Boehner offered a …

Libya, NATO and terrorism: Shocking images of “rebel” atrocities
NATO has painted itself into a corner in Libya. Its daily acts of terrorism
against Libyan civilians, its acts of murder against Libyan children and
its flagrant breach of international law make Obomber, Cameron and Sarkozy
war criminals. …

Cyber counter-intelligence – a new realm
“NATO will have to devote far greater attention to cyberspace,” he said.
“There simply can be no true security without cyber security.” We now find
ourselves in the middle of illegal penetrations of government cyber
perimeters, hacks that have …

Russian FM says NATO sliding towards ground operation in Libya — RT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that the use of helicopters
in Libya by Britain in France indicates a gradual slide to a ground
operation in the country, and thus violates the resolution of the UN
Security Council.

Libyan war updates/Stop NATO news: June 5, 2011 “ Stop NATO
By richardrozoff
France and Great Britain, leading a NATO alliance, are effectively at war
in Libya on the pretext of a United Nations’ mandate. The United States,
led the early charge against Libya’s Ghadaffi from the air, but has taken
something of a …

NATO Helicopter Crashes in Afghanistan, Two Dead | World | Epoch Times
By By Alex Johnston/Epoch Times Staff
A NATO helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan killing two International
Security Assistance Force service members on Sunday, International Security
Assistance Force said in a statement.

Political Parry: Nato’s ignorance makes me ashamed to be British
By Curious?
But the rebels have declined, no doubt shored up in their belief that Nato
will protect them. And they have been right. For reasons known best and
seemingly only to Nato, the attacks on Gadaffi continue in spite of other
countries …

NATO steps up strikes in Libya | Home “ Other Sections “ Breaking News
A series of NATO airstrikes have targeted sites in and around Tripoli

NATO steps up strikes in Libya | The Associated Press | News | San …
By The Associated Press
A series of NATO airstrikes have targeted sites in and around Tripoli
overnight. It wasn’t immediately clear what the missiles and bombs targeted
early Monday. The strikes followed a day of heavy bombardment around the
Libyan capital.

TODAYonline | World | Nato ‘one step’ from sending troops to Libya …
SINGAPORE – NATO is ”one step” from sending troops into Libya to help
rebels remove Muammar…—Russian-DPM

NATO War Crimes In Libya Exposed | Sovereign Independent
By Neil F
TRIPOLI, LIBYA — In the current NATO war on Libya, the citizens of
European and North American NATO countries are being treated to the largest
propaganda blitz by their governments in cahoots with corporate media
outlets since the …

NATO chief sees Gadhafi weakening | The Associated Press | World …
By The Associated Press
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says the damaging or
destroying of 1800 military targets so far has degraded the power of Libyan
strongman Moammar Gadhafi to the extent that he will certainly be forced
from power.

June 6-8, 2011 — TRIPOLI, LIBYA. NATO air strikes increase in …
Rebels loot banks of government and private money.

NATO guns for civilians – Silobreaker
Lisa Holland, foreign affairs correspondentAs Nato continues to bomb Libya
in a bid to weaken the Gaddafi regime, Sky’s Lisa Holland, who was in
Tripoli during the first raids, reports on a very uncomfortable stalemate.

Russia, NATO to set up trust fund for Mil helicopter maintenance …
By Editor
Russia and NATO will sign an agreement on setting up a trust fund for
maintenance of Mil helicopters in Europe by the end of 2011, according to a
deputy director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation

NATO warplanes pound Tripoli ahead of Russian mediator’s visit …
By om.amer
NATO warplanes battered Muammar Qaddafi’s command network in Tripoli, it
said Monday ahead of a visit to Libya by an envoy from Russia, which has
raised concerns about the military campaign. Five powerful blasts rocked
Tripoli late …

NATO Launches First Attack Helicopter Missions in Libya | NYCAviation
By BNO News
NATO forces on early Saturday morning began using attack helicopters for
the first time during military operations over Libya, the multinational
force said.

NATO steps up strikes in Libya | Libya TV
By Libya TV
NATO steps up strikes in Libya. A series of NATO airstrikes targeted sites
around Tripoli early today, following a day of heavy bombardment around the
Libyan capital. The airstrikes’ increasing frequency has put ever more
pressure on …

NATO begins using attack helicopters in Libya | The Lincoln Tribune
By admin
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) — NATO forces on early Saturday morning began using
attack helicopters for the first time during military operations over
Libya, the multinational force said. Rumors had been circulating for
several weeks that NATO …

Russia: NATO ‘one step’ from land war in Libya – Yahoo! News
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov says NATO is “one step” from
sending troops into Libya in a bid to help rebels remove Moammar Gadhafi
from …

NATO: Former Bin Laden Associate Captured
KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO said Thursday it captured a senior al-Qaida
facilitator and former Osama bin Laden associate in northern Afghanistan.—former-bin-laden-associate-captured.html

NATO and Libya
NATO took control of all military operations for Libya under United Nations
Security Council … Since the beginning of the NATO operation (31 March
2011, …

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