SOF Weekly Newsletter - 14-18 November 2011
CLINTON TO BURMA
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Burma (also known as Myanmar) in December.
USAF WHACKS 70 INSURGENTS
Air Force F-15E and F-16C fighters whacked 70 insurgents while providing close-air support to Coalition troops.
AFGHAN POLICE REPEL ATTACK
Afghan police repelled an attack in Paktia province.
BRAZILIAN COPS SEIZE FAVALAS
Brazilian police seized control of two slums, or favalas, near Rio de Janerio.
DRUG TUNNEL FOUND!
14 tons of marijuana were seized when CBP discovered a major drug tunnel under the U.S.-Mexico border.
FEWER SHIPS BEING HIJACKED
Somali pirates are failing to hijack as many ships.
MARINE AVIATION LEADS ATTACK
Marine aviation lead an offensive in Afghanistan.
NEW FARC BIGWIG
FARC's new leader is Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko.
SIX IN A DAY
An Afghan Local Police unit neutralized six IEDs in one day.
SEALS TURN 50
The Navys Sea-Air-Land commandos celebrated their 50th anniversary.
EIGHT MILITANTS WHACKED
An apparent UAV strike killed eight militants in Pakistan.
BACK TO NADER SHAH KOT
ANSF and coalition forces returned to Nader Shah Kot.