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10 January 2010 Military News

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  • Chairman Calls Strategy Year’s Greatest Challenge AFPS 10 Jan 2010 -- Executing the president’s strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan presents his biggest challenge, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told CNN host Fareed Zakaria today.
  • U.S. to double security funding to Yemen, but no troops RIA Novosti 10 Jan 2010 -- The U.S. is set to double its financial aid to Yemen, but has no intentions to send ground troops to the country where al Qaeda has become an increasing threat, CNN said on Sunday citing a high-ranking defense official.

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Other Conflicts

  • Rwanda to Issue Habyarimana Assassination Report VOA 10 Jan 2010 -- Rwanda’s government has announced it would Monday release a report that investigated the assassination of former President Juvenal Habyarimana.
  • Israel Reacts Angrily to US Threat of Sanctions VOA 10 Jan 2010 -- The stalled Middle East peace process is continuing to raise tensions between Israel and the United States. Israel says Washington is blaming the wrong party.
  • Israeli Air Strike Kills 3 Palestinians in Gaza VOA 10 Jan 2010 -- An Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip has killed three Palestinian militants hours after Israel's prime minister vowed an immediate response to attacks from the territory.
  • Palestinians say 'no guarantees' of Shalit's safety RIA Novosti 10 Jan 2010 -- The leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command (PFLP-GC) said on Sunday there were no guarantees of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit's safety.
  • African Cup Kicks Off in Angola Despite Deadly Attack on Togo's Team VOA 10 Jan 2010 -- The African Cup of Nations football tournament kicks off in Luanda Sunday with the opening match between Angola and Mali. The tournament is going ahead despite an attack on the team from Togo that killed three people and wounded at least seven more.
  • Tragedy-Hit African Nations Cup Kicks Off, Without Togo RFE/RL 10 Jan 2010 -- The biannual Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament is due to start with fireworks and champagne at a massive stadium in the Angolan capital, Luanda, where the hosts play Mali in the opening match.
  • Ban calls for success of Sudan peace pact through efforts by all IRNA 10 Jan 2010 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon used 5th anniversary of the peace pact that ended more than 20 years of civil war in Sudan on Saturday to urge the parties to redouble their efforts towards reconciliation and the successful completion of remaining benchmarks.

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