Global News Alert - August 12, 2010


CNN- Firefight kills civilian woman in southern Afghanistan

The New York Times- U.S. Military Seeks Slower Pace to Wrap Up Afghan Role by David Sanger

Associated Press- Aid group: Fighters not thieves killed 10 workers by Deb Reichmann

Wall Street Journal- Afghanistan Money Probe Hits Close to the President by Matthew Rosenberg

The Washington Post- Pentagon: Undisclosed Wikileak documents 'potentially more explosive'

Agence-France Presse- Mattis takes over as CENTCOM chief

CNN- Outside fighters killed aid workers, group says

Associated Press- US military sees heavier fighting in fall by Anne Gearan


The New York Times-New Flood Warnings Raise Fears in Pakistan by Kevin Drew

Christian Science Monitor- Rescue teams race against Pakistan floods and pirate bandits by Hashim Shukoor

Associated Press- Ramadan or not, hunger hits Pakistan flood victims by Mohammed Farooq


Voice of America- Report: Iraqi Senior Officer Wants US Troops to Stay Until 2020

Associated Press- US wants Iraq to pay bill for war victims by Marjorie Olster

Reuters- U.S. upbeat on Iraq despite violence, deadlock by Ross Colvin

Associated Press- Ambassador hopeful Iraq will form government soon by Barry Schweid

Los Angeles Times- Iraq needs help defending its borders after U.S. troops leave in 2011by Liz Sly


Associated Press- Iran claims woman facing death has confessed by Ali Akbar Dareini

Voice of America- Iran Keeps Top Terror Distinction

Foreign Policy- What do Arabs really feel about Iran?

Agence-France Presse- Iran sanctions helping Ahmadinejad: Karroubi

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