NATO Newslinks 30 July 2011

30 July 2011 — williambowles.info

NATO Bombs Libyan Satellite Dishes
Voice of America
July 30, 2011 NATO Bombs Libyan Satellite Dishes VOA News NATO says it has bombed three Libyan satellite dishes in the capital, Tripoli, in an effort to prevent Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi from using television to intimidate civilians. …
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/NATO-Bombs-Libyan-Satellite-Dishes—126448088.html

Libya and Syria offering US no easy answers
msnbc.com
By BRADLEY KLAPPER WASHINGTON — Five months after President Barack Obama
told him to leave Libya, Moammar Gadhafi is pressing on against NATO-backed
rebel forces, flaunting his remaining power in the face of Western nations
fearful of combatting him …
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43954736/ns/politics/

NATO fights on though Libya coalition shrinks
Inquirer.net
By Laurent Thomet BRUSSELS — NATO allies are in a hurry to bring the air
war in Libya to a victorious end but are having to carry on with a
shrinking alliance after Norway withdrew its jets and Italy pulled an
aircraft carrier. …
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/33383/nato-fights-on-though-libya-coalition-shrinks

Nato tries to take Libyan state TV off air
BBC News
Nato has tried to take Libyan state TV off the air. It bombed three
satellite dishes in the capital, saying the channel instils hatred. But
Colonel Gaddafi’s government is unperturbed highlighting disarray in the
rebel side with the murder of their …
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14354247

Anonymous says hacked US govt cyber supplier
Reuters
O) and posted some NATO-related correspondence online. Anonymous, tweeting
as AnonymousIRC, offered the correspondence between Mantech and the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization as proof of the breach. Two involve NATO
contracting offices, …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/29/cyber-mantech-idUSN1E76S1SG20110729

Provincial official says 7 Afghan soldiers, translator, killed along with 2 …
Washington Post
By AP, KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says seven Afghan soldiers
and a translator were killed alongside two NATO service members in a
bombing and ambush in eastern Paktia province. The deputy provincial
governor of Paktia, Abdul Rahman Mangal …
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia-pacific/provincial-official-says-7-afghan-soldiers-translator-killed-along-with-2-nato-troops/2011/07/30/gIQA10StiI_story.html

Nato troops retreat from Kosovo Serbs
euronews
Nato troops made a tactical retreat in Kosovo as ethnic Serbs stopped them
reaching peacekeepers deployed at border posts with Serbia after a customs
dispute turned violent. Hundreds of Serbs used trucks, trailers and logs to
block access roads. …
http://www.euronews.net/2011/07/30/nato-troops-retreat-from-kosovo-serbs/

Afghanistan’s Warring Sides Seek Advantage Prior to Possible Talks
Voice of America
Attempting a negotiated settlement For NATO and US forces that means fresh
offensive operations. For the Taliban – a series of assassinations and high
profile attacks. Mohammad Stanekzai is the chief executive of the
Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration …
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Afghanistans-Warring-Sides-Seek-Advantage-Prior-to-Possible-Talks-126428533.html

NATO in north Kosovo withdraws from Serb roadblock
eTaiwan News
AP A NATO spokesman in Kosovo says a convoy of about 30 military vehicles
has withdrawn from a barricade put up by hundreds of Serbs to prevent them
from reaching a base in the Serb-run north. Capt. Hans Wichter said the
decision was made “to avoid …
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1667035

Libyan TV still on air despite NATO bombing
GlobalNews.ca
NATO said on Saturday it had bombed and disabled three Libyan satellite
dishes in the capital Tripoli in order to prevent leader Moammar Gaddafi
from using television to terrorize civilians. TRIPOLI/BRUSSELS, July 30
(Reuters) – NATO said on Saturday …
http://www.globalnews.ca/entertainment/Libyan+still+despite+NATO+bombing/5182019/story.html

Libyans face Ramadan of shortages, fear as war drags on
Reuters
A few miles away in Zlitan, controlled by Muammar Gaddafi, Libyans worry
about sanctions and NATO strikes. As Libya’s civil war churns on into
Ramadan with no end in sight, Libyans on both sides of the conflict say
shortages, high prices, rising summer …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/30/us-libya-ramadan-idUSTRE76T14420110730

Nato Afghan training mission ‘to halve’ by 2014
BBC News
The commander of Nato’s training mission in Afghanistan has said that the
ambition is for the Afghans to be the primary trainers of soldiers and
police in the country. In July, a fifth of Afghanistan was handed over to
the control of Afghan security …
http://www.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/hardtalk/9551675.stm

Bomb blasts Nato oil tanker
The Nation, Pakistan
KHYBER AGENCY – An explosive device went off in a NATO supply oil taker in
Sadu Khel area of Landikotal here on Friday, however, no casualty was
reported. Official sources said that last morning an Afghanistan bound Nato
supply tanker (TLT 350) was …
http://nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Politics/30-Jul-2011/Bomb-blasts-Nato-oil-tanker

NATO bombs Libyan TV satellite dishes
Ynetnews
NATO said on Saturday it had bombed three ground-based Libyan state
television satellite transmission dishes in Tripoli in order to silence
“terror broadcasts” by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. “Our intervention was
necessary as TV was being used as an …
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4101944,00.html

Battles in Libya Are Hard to Find on Frontlines of the Forgotten War
Fox News
It’s not known whether the journey, led by government minders, will take in
sight of recent NATO bombing. The bus that transports journalists duly
arrives at the ruin to find it not in ruins, but standing resolute as it
has done for the past several …
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/07/29/its-war-jim-but-not-as-know-it/

AWACS provides key link for NATO strikes over Libya
Jane’s
By Tim Ripley The Boeing E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System
(AWACS) is providing a key link in passing attack authorisations to NATO
strike aircraft operating over Libya. Tight rules of engagement designed to
prevent accidental attacks on …
http://www.janes.com/products/janes/defence-security-report.aspx?ID=1065930143

COHEN & NICHOLSON: Azerbaijan’s Afghan contribution
Washington Times
The United States and our NATO allies are getting help from places many
Americans can’t find on the map. Late on July 5, an Azerbaijani tanker
plane crashed in Afghanistan en route to US-NATO Bagram Air Base with a
load of fuel. …
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/jul/29/azerbaijans-afghan-contribution/

Anti-war and other groups respond to threats of mass arrests at NATO/G8 protests
Fight Back! Newspaper
By Staff | Joe Iosbaker speaking at Chicago press conference demanding
right to to protest at G8/NATO summit. (Photo: Bill Chambers) Chicago, IL –
People from two dozen organizations attended a press conference here, July
28, in front of the office of …
http://www.fightbacknews.org/2011/7/29/anti-war-and-other-groups-respond-threats-mass-arrests-natog8-protests

Libya’s War for the Abaya
Scoop.co.nz
Hillary Clinton and President Sarkozy might loath to admit it, but the
desire to turn back the clock on women rights in Libya constitutes one of
the chief goals for NATO Rebels on the Transitional Council. For NATO
Rebels—who are overwhelmingly …
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL1107/S00363/libyas-war-for-the-abaya.htm

Erdogan Moves Closer to Turkey Army Control as Generals Quit
BusinessWeek
By Steve Bryant and Ercan Ersoy July 30 (Bloomberg) — Turkish Prime
Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved closer to controlling NATO’s
second-biggest army as he replaces four top generals who quit in an
unprecedented spate of resignations. …
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-07-30/erdogan-moves-closer-to-turkey-army-control-as-generals-quit.html

Erdogan Moves Closer to Turkey Army Control as Generals Quit
San Francisco Chronicle
AP Exclusive: Ouattara: no knowledge of massacre 07.30.11 July 30
(Bloomberg) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved closer to
controlling NATO’s second-biggest army as he replaces four top generals who
quit in an unprecedented spate of …
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/07/30/bloomberg1376-LP41X11A1I4H01-37IOLI91VA27PM9EGT7A1EAN7O.DTL

2 NATO tankers destroyed in Pakistan
Press TV
NATO oil tankers supplying fuel to US-led forces in Afghanistan are one of
the favorite targets of local militants. (file photo) Two NATO oil tankers
supplying fuel to US-led forces in Afghanistan have been destroyed by a
roadside bomb in northwestern …
http://www.presstv.com/detail/191403.html

Roadside bombs kill 19 Afghans, 2 NATO personnel
Newsday (subscription)
Click here Roadside bombs kill 19 Afghans, 2 NATO personnel Originally
published: July 29, 2011 3:15 AM Updated: July 29, 2011 9:56 AM By The
Associated Press AMIR SHAH (Associated Press) (AP) — Two roadside bombs
killed 19 civilians Friday in …
http://www.newsday.com/news/roadside-bombs-kill-19-afghans-2-nato-personnel-1.3060258

At Last! The Head of Ghad … General Younis
CounterPunch
In March, after the second UN Security Council resolution used by NATO to
launch its bombing campaign, the predictions were that Tripoli and thus
Ghadafi would fall within two or three weeks. Right and left alike, though
not yrs truly, …
http://www.counterpunch.org/cockburn07292011.html

NATO Seizes Kosovo Borders as Tensions Rise
Antiwar.com
by Jason Ditz, July 29, 2011 The latest incidents began on Monday, when
Kosovar Prime Minister Hashim Thaci ordered ethnic Albanian police to seize
the border crossings from the locals, saying the move was in keeping with
“international standards. …
http://news.antiwar.com/2011/07/29/nato-seizes-kosovo-borders-as-tensions-rise/

300 senior Afghan cadets to be trained in Turkey
Hurriyet Daily News
Some 300 senior cadets from the Afghan National Academy will complete a
one-month training period in ?zmir with the Turkish Army in September, a
NATO commander has said. “We have never done this before. Turkey has been
very much involved and we hope …
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=300-senior-afghan-cadets-to-be-trained-in-turkey-2011-07-29

Daily NATO War Crimes in Libya | Mostly Water
By Stephen Lendman
Daily NATO War Crimes in Libya – by Stephen Lendman. Among them is waging
war on truth, Western managed news calling lawless imperial wars liberating
ones. No wonder John Pilger says journalism is the first casualty of war,
adding: …
http://mostlywater.org/daily_nato_war_crimes_libya

NATO bombs Libyan state TV transmitters
NATO warplanes bombed Libyan state TV satellite transmitters in Tripoli
overnight because they were being used to incite violence and threaten
civilians, the military alliance said Saturday.
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=711608&publicationSubCategoryId=200

Gaddafi’s TV station still on air despite NATO bombng | Libya TV
By Libya TV.
“A few hours ago NATO conducted a precision airstrike that disabled three
ground-based Gaddafi’s TV satellite transmission dishes in Tripoli,” NATO
spokesman Colonel Roland Lavoie said. A video of his statement was
distributed by NATO’s …
http://english.libya.tv/2011/07/30/gaddafis-tv-station-still-on-air-despite-nato-bombng/

Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 30, 2011 « Stop NATO
By richardrozoff
NATO Armored Vehicle Kills Child, Injures Seven Other Afghans.
http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/07/29/53926694.html. Voice of Russia July 29,
2011. One Afghan killed, 7 injured by NATO vehicle. A German armoured
vehicle in Kunduz in northern …
http://rickrozoff.wordpress.com/2011/07/30/updates-on-libyan-warstop-nato-news-july-30-2011/

Fuel Fix » NATO bombs Libyan TV satellite dishes
By Reuters
NATO bombs Libyan TV satellite dishes.
http://fuelfix.com/blog/2011/07/29/nato-bombs-libyan-tv-satellite-dishes/

NATO fights on though Libya coalition shrinks « Shabab Libya
By Yoots
BRUSSELS — NATO allies are in a hurry to bring the air war in Libya to a
victorious end but are having to carry on with a shrinking alliance after
Norway withdrew its jets and Italy pulled an aircraft carrier. …
http://shabablibya.org/news/nato-fights-on-though-libya-coalition-shrinks

Libya rebels probe general’s murder, NATO hits TV – Interaksyon.com
By Agence France-Presse
Libyan rebels were on Saturday probing the death of their army chief
General Abdel Fatah Yunis, a murder the Kadhafi regime blamed on Al-Qaeda,
as NATO warplanes targeted the strongman’s.
http://www.interaksyon.com/article/9679/libya-rebels-probe-generals-murder-nato-hits-tv

NATO bombs Libyan TV dishes following Gaddafi’s ‘slap on the face …
By Geeta
Tripoli, July 30 (ANI): NATO has bombed three satellite dishes in Tripoli
as the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi continued taunting Britain
following the.
http://hamaraphotos.com/news/general/nato-bombs-libyan-tv-dishes-following-gaddafis-slap-on-the-face-of-uk-

Two NATO troops killed in Afghanistan on Friday | KHAAMA PRESS …
By Ghanizada
Saturday, July 30, 2011 – According to a statement issued by NATO-led
International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, at least two Nato
soldiers were.
http://www.khaama.com/two-nato-troops-killed-in-afghanistan-on-friday

Libyan TV still on air despite NATO bombing | Pakistan News …
By admin
NATO jetfighter condensation trails (contrails) are seen over the blue
skies of the Libyan capital Tripoli on May 17, 2011, hours after a security
services building and the headquarters of Libya’s anti-corruption agency
were damaged, …
http://www.pakistannewsupdate.com/world/libyan-tv-still-on-air-despite-nato-bombing/

Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 29 | Atlantic Council
By Jorge Benitez
From NATO: Over the past 24 hours, NATO has conducted the following
activities associated with Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR: Air Operations
Since the beginning of the NATO operation (31 March 2011, 06.00GMT) a total
of 17075 sorties, …
http://www.acus.org/natosource/update-nato-activities-libya-july-29

NATO airstrike targets Libyan state-run TV | The Lincoln Tribune
By admin
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) — NATO aircraft on early Saturday morning carried out
an airstrike against three ground-based Libyan state television satellite
transmission dishes in Tripoli, officials said. NATO spokesman Colonel
Roland Lavoie …
http://lincolntribune.com/?p=17142

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