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11 August 2012 Military News

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Current Operations

  • Three U.S. Soldiers Killed By Afghan On NATO Base RFE/RL 11 Aug 2012 -- An Afghan civilian employed at a NATO base in southern Afghanistan has killed three U.S. soldiers, the latest in a spate of rogue attacks in the country that have left seven U.S. troops dead this week.

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

  • Clinton: U.S., Turkey Considering Syria No-Fly Zones RFE/RL 11 Aug 2012 -- The United States and Turkey are considering imposing no-fly zones and other measures to help rebel forces in strife-torn Syria.
  • Ban Ki-Moon Backs UN Presence in Syria RIA Novosti 11 Aug 2012 -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has urged UN Security Council to support a continued UN presence in Syria as it would facilitate a peaceful resolution to the political crisis in the violence-torn country.
  • Turkey, US to Work Closely on Syria VOA 11 Aug 2012 -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Turkey and the U.S. will increase cooperation in support of Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad.

News Reports

  • Iranian Official Says 150 Dead In Earthquake RFE/RL 11 Aug 2012 -- Two strong earthquakes followed by several aftershocks have killed at least 150 people in northwestern Iran, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.



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