Soldier of Fortune Weekly Article Briefing 30 Jan-2 Feb. 2011

THREE TERRORISTS KILLED!
A strike by the Philippine military killed three high-ranking terrorists.
http://www.sofmag.com/philippine-military-strike-kills-three-top-ranking-terrorists

70 HONORED FOR HEROISM
Troops from the Big Red One were honored for heroism.
http://www.sofmag.com/pale-riders-recognize-soldiers-valor-courage

HEIGHTENED TENSIONS WITH EGYPT
Tensions with Egypt are increasing as several Americans are not allowed to
leave.
http://www.sofmag.com/heightened-us-egypt-tensions-raise-concern

MEXICAN AMBASSADOR HELD IN VENEZUELA
The Mexican ambassador to Venezuela was held, then freed.
http://www.sofmag.com/mexican-ambassador-seized-then-freed-venezuela

WHISTLEBLOWERS TARGETED
Whistleblowers who revealed mishandling of remains at Dover AFB were
retaliated against.
http://www.sofmag.com/probe-finds-dover-supervisors-targeted-whistleblowers

INSURGENTS DETAINED
Numerous insurgents, including a Taliban leader, were captured during
operations in Kandahar province.
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-184

ETHIOPIAN-SOMALI FORCE MOVES IN
A joint Ethiopian-Somali force moved in on an al-Shabab stronghold.
http://www.sofmag.com/ethiopian-somali-forces-set-advance-al-shabab-stronghold

NATO: NO CHANGE IN TIMELINE
NATO’s Secretary General declared there was no change in plans for
Afghanistan.
http://www.sofmag.com/nato-chief-afghan-timeline-unchanged

PAKISTAN CARRIES OUT RAIDS
Pakistan launched deadly raids against Taliban fighters.
http://www.sofmag.com/pakistan-carries-out-deadly-raids-near-afghan-border

KIDNAP VICTIM RESCUED!
A joint ISAF-Afghan force rescued a kidnap victim in Ghazni.
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-186

BIG GUNS AT FORT DRUM
Troops from the 10th Mountain fired the new M119A2.
http://www.sofmag.com/3-6-fa-soldiers-fire-big-guns-fort-drum-ranges

TWO INSURGENTS, CACHE CAPTURED
Two insurgents and a weapons cache were captured by ISAF forces in Nangarhar
province.
http://www.sofmag.com/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update-185

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