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SOF Weekly Newsletter - 14-18 November 2011

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CLINTON TO BURMA
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Burma (also known as Myanmar) in December.
http://www.sofmag.com/hillary-clinton-visit-burma-next-month

USAF WHACKS 70 INSURGENTS
Air Force F-15E and F-16C fighters whacked 70 insurgents while providing close-air support to Coalition troops.
http://www.sofmag.com/close-air-support-protects-coalition-forces-kills-...

AFGHAN POLICE REPEL ATTACK
Afghan police repelled an attack in Paktia province.
http://www.sofmag.com/afghan-police-repel-failed-attack-paktia

BRAZILIAN COPS SEIZE FAVALAS
Brazilian police seized control of two slums, or favalas, near Rio de Janerio.
http://www.sofmag.com/brazilian-police-take-control-rios-largest-slum

DRUG TUNNEL FOUND!
14 tons of marijuana were seized when CBP discovered a major drug tunnel under the U.S.-Mexico border.
http://www.sofmag.com/major-drug-tunnel-discovered-under-us-mexico-border

FEWER SHIPS BEING HIJACKED
Somali pirates are failing to hijack as many ships.
http://www.sofmag.com/somali-pirates-capturing-fewer-ships

MARINE AVIATION LEADS ATTACK
Marine aviation lead an offensive in Afghanistan.
http://www.sofmag.com/marine-aviation-key-major-offensive-afghanistan

NEW FARC BIGWIG
FARC's new leader is Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko.
http://www.sofmag.com/jimenez-replaces-cano-colombian-rebel-leader

SIX IN A DAY
An Afghan Local Police unit neutralized six IEDs in one day.
http://www.sofmag.com/afghan-local-police-discover-6-ieds-during-securit...

SEALS TURN 50
The Navys Sea-Air-Land commandos celebrated their 50th anniversary.
http://www.sofmag.com/seals-celebrate-50-years-service

EIGHT MILITANTS WHACKED
An apparent UAV strike killed eight militants in Pakistan.
http://www.sofmag.com/more-suspected-us-missiles-hit-pakistan

BACK TO NADER SHAH KOT
ANSF and coalition forces returned to Nader Shah Kot.
http://www.sofmag.com/ansf-us-re-establish-presence-nader-shah-kot