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SOF Weekly Newsletter - 17-21 October, 2011

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GADHAFI KILLED!
Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi was killed in Sirte.
http://www.sofmag.com/reports-former-libyan-leader-gadhafi-dead

TROOPS HONORED FOR ACTIONS IN KABUL ATTACK
A number of National Guard personnel were decorated for their actions during the 13 September attack in Kabul.
http://www.sofmag.com/troops-decorated-actions-during-sept-13-attack

FENCING THE CANADIAN BORDER
Debate over fencing the Canadian border has started.
http://www.sofmag.com/us-weighs-fencing-parts-shared-canadian-border

ISSA PROBES, DOJ RESISTS
The Justice Department continues to try to stonewall Represetnative Issa's probe into Operation Fast & Furious.
http://www.sofmag.com/issa-probing-justice-resisting

MOROCCANS BUSTED IN TEXAS BREAK-IN!
Five Moroccans in the U.S. on tourist visas were arrested for a break-in of a Texas courthouse.
http://www.sofmag.com/5-moroccans-arrested-texas-courthouse-break

MODIFIED BLACKHAWK AIDS MEXICO IN DRUG WAR
A recent victory by the Mexican government over drug cartels came about due to a modified Blackhawk.
http://www.sofmag.com/us-army-modified-uh-60m-used-arrest-alleged-member...

NEW ENGLAND'S OWN ON PATROL
Marines from the 25th Marine Regiment carried out a patrol in Afghanistan.
http://www.sofmag.com/patrol-new-england%E2%80%99s-own

KENYANS PURSUE AL-SHABAB
Kenya forces are pursuing al-Shabab into Somalia.
http://www.sofmag.com/kenyan-troops-advance-somalia-pursuing-al-shabab

INSURGENTS WHACKED IN AIR STRIKE
A coalition air strike in Zabul province killed a number of insurgents.
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-138

MAURITANIA RAIDS AL-QAEDA BASE
Mauritanian forces raided an al-Qaeda base in Mali.
http://www.sofmag.com/mauritania-strikes-al-qaida-base-mali

ETA ENDS ARMED ACTIVITY
The Basque separatist group ETA announced an end to its 43-year armed struggle to gain a separate homeland.
http://www.sofmag.com/eta-announces-end-armed-activity