AVIATION WEEK's David Fulghum on Syria-North Korea Nuclear Reactor

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Apr 30, 2008, 01:00 ET from AVIATION WEEK

    WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 23, the CIA
 released photographs of the nuclear reactor facility in Syria attacked by
 an Israeli air raid on September 6, 2007. For a deeper understanding of
 this event's significance, visit AviationWeek.com. Articles by David A.
 Fulghum and others explore the situations in Syria and North Korea, explain
 the technology used for Israel's attack, and provide expert insight into
 the relationships between key players.
 
     Israel Shows Electronic Prowess (11/25/2007),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/aw112607p2.xml (Due to the length of these URLs, please copy and
 paste into browser) - Attack on Syria shows Israelis master of the
 high-tech battle.
 
     U.S. Electronic Surveillance Monitored Israeli Attack on
 Syria(11/21/2007),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/ISRA112107.xml - The U.S. provided Israel with information about
 Syrian air defenses before Israel attacked a suspected nuclear site.
 
     New Satellite Surveillance System Was Key Israeli Tool in Syria Raid
 (11/2/2007),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/ISRA110207.xml - Israel pulled out all the stops technologically
 in its recent raid on Syria, employing several new intelligence-gathering
 and strike systems in a chain of events stretching from satellite
 observations to precision bombing.
 
     Israel Used Electronic Attack in Air Strike Against Syrian Mystery
 Target (10/8/2007),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/aw100807p2.xml - Mysteries still surround Israel's air strike
 against Syria.
 
     Why Syria's Air Defenses Failed to Detect Israelis (10/3/2007),
 http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&
 plc
 kScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&plckPos
 tId
 =Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3a2710d024-5eda-416c-b117-
 ae6d649146cd - Blog post by David A. Fulghum.
 
     Washington Mulling Response to North Korea's Nuclear Test Claim
 (10/10/2006),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/NKOR10106.xml - Reactions to North Korea's claim of a successful
 underground nuclear test included calls to bolster U.S. missile defense,
 naval and air capabilities, although President Bush and others continue to
 prioritize weapons proliferation as the main threat.
 
     David Fulghum is the senior military editor at Aviation Week & Space
 Technology with expertise in operations, science, radar and intelligence.
 He has worked at AW&ST since 1990. Fulghum received an undergraduate
 journalism degree followed by graduate studies in military history at Texas
 A&M University and diplomatic history at Georgetown University. He is
 available for comment and can be reached at davef@aviationweek.com or
 +1-202-383-2308.
 
     About AVIATION WEEK
 
     AVIATION WEEK, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest
 multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation,
 aerospace and defense industries, and includes the publications Aviation
 Week & Space Technology, Defense Technology International, Business &
 Commercial Aviation, Overhaul & Maintenance, ShowNews, Aviation Daily, The
 Weekly of Business Aviation, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report and the World
 Aerospace Database. The group's website, http://www.aviationweek.com,
 offers the industry's most reliable news, information, search and online
 community tools. Premium content services include the Aviation Week
 Intelligence Network, an integrated business tool for managers, business
 developers, buyers and technical professionals, and MRO Prospector, a
 unique web-based suite of data and tools for business development and
 benchmarking in maintenance, repair and overhaul. The group also produces
 prominent conferences, exhibitions and management forums around the world.
 
     About The McGraw-Hill Companies
 
     Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:   MHP) is a leading
 global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the
 financial services, education and business information markets through
 leading brands including Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education,
 BusinessWeek and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has more than
 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2007 were $6.8 billion. Additional
 information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com.
 
 
 

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    WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 23, the CIA
 released photographs of the nuclear reactor facility in Syria attacked by
 an Israeli air raid on September 6, 2007. For a deeper understanding of
 this event's significance, visit AviationWeek.com. Articles by David A.
 Fulghum and others explore the situations in Syria and North Korea, explain
 the technology used for Israel's attack, and provide expert insight into
 the relationships between key players.
 
     Israel Shows Electronic Prowess (11/25/2007),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/aw112607p2.xml (Due to the length of these URLs, please copy and
 paste into browser) - Attack on Syria shows Israelis master of the
 high-tech battle.
 
     U.S. Electronic Surveillance Monitored Israeli Attack on
 Syria(11/21/2007),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/ISRA112107.xml - The U.S. provided Israel with information about
 Syrian air defenses before Israel attacked a suspected nuclear site.
 
     New Satellite Surveillance System Was Key Israeli Tool in Syria Raid
 (11/2/2007),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/ISRA110207.xml - Israel pulled out all the stops technologically
 in its recent raid on Syria, employing several new intelligence-gathering
 and strike systems in a chain of events stretching from satellite
 observations to precision bombing.
 
     Israel Used Electronic Attack in Air Strike Against Syrian Mystery
 Target (10/8/2007),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/aw100807p2.xml - Mysteries still surround Israel's air strike
 against Syria.
 
     Why Syria's Air Defenses Failed to Detect Israelis (10/3/2007),
 http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&
 plc
 kScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&plckPos
 tId
 =Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3a2710d024-5eda-416c-b117-
 ae6d649146cd - Blog post by David A. Fulghum.
 
     Washington Mulling Response to North Korea's Nuclear Test Claim
 (10/10/2006),
 http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_defense_story.jsp?view=story&
 id= news/NKOR10106.xml - Reactions to North Korea's claim of a successful
 underground nuclear test included calls to bolster U.S. missile defense,
 naval and air capabilities, although President Bush and others continue to
 prioritize weapons proliferation as the main threat.
 
     David Fulghum is the senior military editor at Aviation Week & Space
 Technology with expertise in operations, science, radar and intelligence.
 He has worked at AW&ST since 1990. Fulghum received an undergraduate
 journalism degree followed by graduate studies in military history at Texas
 A&M University and diplomatic history at Georgetown University. He is
 available for comment and can be reached at davef@aviationweek.com or
 +1-202-383-2308.
 
     About AVIATION WEEK
 
     AVIATION WEEK, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest
 multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation,
 aerospace and defense industries, and includes the publications Aviation
 Week & Space Technology, Defense Technology International, Business &
 Commercial Aviation, Overhaul & Maintenance, ShowNews, Aviation Daily, The
 Weekly of Business Aviation, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report and the World
 Aerospace Database. The group's website, http://www.aviationweek.com,
 offers the industry's most reliable news, information, search and online
 community tools. Premium content services include the Aviation Week
 Intelligence Network, an integrated business tool for managers, business
 developers, buyers and technical professionals, and MRO Prospector, a
 unique web-based suite of data and tools for business development and
 benchmarking in maintenance, repair and overhaul. The group also produces
 prominent conferences, exhibitions and management forums around the world.
 
     About The McGraw-Hill Companies
 
     Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:   MHP) is a leading
 global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the
 financial services, education and business information markets through
 leading brands including Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education,
 BusinessWeek and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has more than
 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2007 were $6.8 billion. Additional
 information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com.
 
 
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