ISW News Roundup - September 25, 2009

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Wall Street Journal - Karzai Backers Want Troops, by Yaroslav Trofimov

Christian Science Monitor - What next in Afghanistan? The five people Obama is asking, by Mark Sappenfield

Wall Street Journal - U.S. Allies Await Afghan Review, by Stephen Fidler and John W. Miller

New York Times - 5 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan, by Richard A. Oppel Jr.

Associated Press - 5 US troops killed in southern Afghan attacks, by Heidi Vogt

Times Online UK - The Taleban: masters of chaos thrive on bombs and charity, by James Hider

Times Online UK - The Taleban: the options and recommendations, by James Hider

Reuters - Afghan aid is priority for U.S. ties: Japan PM



Reuters - 11 Iraqi Soldiers Killed in Bomb Disposal Accident

New York Times Blog - Over Here, and Overwhelmed, by Sahar S. Gabriel

Associated Press - Iraq detains 109 in jail break investigation, by Bushra Juhi



Washington Post - Anti-U.S. Wave Imperiling Efforts in Pakistan, Officials Say, by Karen DeYoung and Pamela Constable

Associated Press - Analysis: Pakistan unlikely to cooperate with US, by Chris Brummitt

RFE/RL - U.S., Other States Pledge Support For Pakistan

LA Times - Pakistanis look on U.S. Embassy plans with suspicion, by Alex Rodriguez

BBC - Donors agree fund for Pakistan

Christian Science Monitor - Zazi-Pakistan link: Are terror training camps alive and well? by Issam Ahmed

Associated Press - Suspected U.S. Airstrike Kills 4 in Northwest Pakistan, by Rasool Dawar and Riaz Khan

Associated Press - Officials: Suspected US drone kills 12 in Pakistan, by Rasool Dawar

RFE/RL - U.S. Missile Strike Kills 12 Afghans In Pakistan

Long War Journal - US airstrike targets Haqqani Network in North Waziristan, by Bill Roggio

Associated Press - Militant says Pakistani Taliban stronger than ever, by Rasool Dawar




RFE/RL - Shi'ite Clerics Disagree With Iran's Supreme Leader

New York Times - Leaders Warn Iran Over Nuclear Site, by David E. Sanger and Helene Cooper

BBC - Iran 'concealed nuclear facility'

Washington Post - Iran Reveals Existence of Second Uranium Enrichment Plant, by Michael D. Shear and Debbi Wilgoren


New York Times Blog - The Front Line in Somalia, by Jeffrey Gettleman

New York Times - American Helped Bomb Somalia Base, Web Site Says, by Jeffrey Gettleman

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