Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Al-Qaeda and the Russian Spies Resurface in the News and Other Developments

Al-Qaida in Yemen Leader Threatens to Topple Government http://bit.ly/deB42R

AllMilitaryNews (Military.Com) Al-Qaida Magazine Offers Tips on Killing: Yemen's al-Qaida of the Arabian Peninsula is offering... http://bit.ly/cLqNw4 #SOT

Russian spies may have used six Irish passports http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/1012/1224280878945.html

An espionage mystery solved on an autopsy slab | HeraldTribune.com http://bit.ly/94csmf

Ex-Russian spy Anna Chapman hired by Moscow bank as investment adviser | Mail Online http://bit.ly/93iMaP

Somali Govnt Deplores Islamist Detention of Radio Director http://english.cri.cn/6966/2010/10/12/2724s598962.htm

Al Shabaab Apprehends Local Elders In Somalia | AHN http://shar.es/0wPbh

Buffett: We're interested in more investments in Israel http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000593630&fid=1725


Members of Iran Revolutionary Guard killed in ammunition blast http://t.co/ZEHf5JC via @washingtonpost
 
Iraq seeks diplomatic thaw with Syria http://bit.ly/cEx3WR

Saudi King, Ahmadinejad talk politics on phone http://bit.ly/bhUNoN

US suggests Palestinians make counter-offer to Israel http://bit.ly/dCa6aV

Fatah official says two-state solution is over http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Article.aspx?id=191160

Italy appeals trial of CIA kidnapping case begins http://bit.ly/c4FsyB

IsraelNewsfeed Peres: Israel. Finland Good Friends: http://bit.ly/d9zZQX
 
Libya agrees to end diplomatic row with S. Korea over espionage case http://bit.ly/bKnaHE

Israel, China to see stronger cooperation: Israeli deputy FM http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2010-10/12/c_13552478.htm

Secretary Clinton Embarks On Balkans Diplomacy Tour | Europe | English http://bit.ly/aNN7t8
 
Iranians turn off state TV after soap is dropped http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d2158c02-d555-11df-8e86-00144feabdc0.html

Iran’s leader issued a decree yesterday paving the way for a state takeover of the country’s largest private university http://bit.ly/9pMrrs
 
Iran accuses EU of not taking resumption of nuclear talks seriously - Monsters and Critics http://bit.ly/dA7xRx

Jerusalem_Post New record: 2.5 m. tourists visit Israel since January: Tourism Minister Stas Meseznikov announces determination t... http://bit.ly/csGQcr

sonaliranade http://bit.ly/dlT6pC Why Are China, India and Brazil Rebounding Faster Than the U.S.? | WSJ

NATO's Lack of a Strategic Concept | STRATFOR http://shar.es/0wC8f


Israel cancels Nigeria flights fearing terror threat - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News http://bit.ly/b4CavE

Palestinians: US not taking Bibi seriously http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3968179,00.html

Israel PM's freeze offer slammed http://bit.ly/bbTrKq


The Associated Press: China tries to calm nerves over Asia sea activity http://bit.ly/cTy5FI

AFP: Israel backs pullout referendum http://bit.ly/a5Xbeu

Lebanon arrests spy 'looking for info on Ron Arad' http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3967555,00.html

Shalit family receives new Gilad photo http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3968082,00.html

Have American Jews lost faith in Obama? http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3968020,00.html