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Friday, October 22, 2010

Terrorism Report: Pakistan Baffles the West While Al-Qaeda Rampages Into Africa Plus Other News

It is my policy here not to link to stories about Wikileaks since I believe it will endanger the lives of the good guys in the war on terror.

News Links:

Unbelievable! U.S. to Give Pakistan $2B in New Military Aid - FoxNews.com http://fxn.ws/caEOoy

Pakistani Troops Linked to Abuses Will Lose U.S. Aid http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/22/world/asia/22policy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

3 Pakistani ministers to visit Iran http://www.tehrantimes.com/Index_view.asp?code=229071

igeldard North African states at risk of being overrun by al-Qaeda - http://bit.ly/al4Pm4 #AQIM

Yemen: Suspected al-Qaida gunmen kill intelligence officer, latest in assassination campaign http://bit.ly/cU0fcs - The Canadian Pres

RT@httweets:Yemen arrests 5 Pakistanis for promoting Al Qaeda - Hindustan Times http://t.co/BAKhrMS

Somali forces kill 27 Shabaab rebels at Kenya border http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE69L08S20101022

Somalia fighting near Kenya border kills 16 http://bit.ly/9cy0Lz

Finane BBC News - Nigeria militant's brother charged at 'secret hearing' http://goo.gl/cEyC


Russian Government Denies Reports of Serdyukov’s Dismissal http://bit.ly/9rdtdQ

5 al-Qaida suspects detained in Turkey http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9J0Q0K80.htm

Egypt's Ruling Party Announces President Mubarak Will Run Again | North Africa | English http://bit.ly/951Ugi

EU's Ashton wants rapid reply from Iran on nuclear talks http://bit.ly/aHjlMw

Venezuelan president arrives in Libya - Taiwan News Online http://bit.ly/azzLkj

Haiti president confirms cholera outbreak, 138 dead http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN2215078220101022

Russia prods Iran to hold nuclear talks in November - World - DNA http://t.co/4HGcHoo
  
Williams: NPR was looking for reason to fire him http://www.seattlepi.com/tv/1401ap_us_npr_analyst_fired.html?source=mypi
 
Osama bin Laden's ex-pilot 'left Al Qaeda because they wouldn't pay healthcare' | Mail Online http://bit.ly/9h7JDh

Navy, Everett SWAT, Hospitals Conduct Terrorism Drill http://www.kirotv.com/news/25469297/detail.html

12 News Investigation Of Possible Terrorism Plot Sparks Action http://www.wisn.com/r/25472034/detail.html

BreakingNews Spanish police detain at least 10 suspected members of illegal youth group linked to Basque militants ETA http://bit.ly/bBTnsv

US deploys second air carrier in Persian Gulf with 60 warplanes http://www.debka.com/article/9093/

France seeking nuclear energy deals with Libya http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE69L02H20101022

Venezuela's Chavez backs return of Golan to Syria http://bit.ly/cRMKJS

US to keep close eye on Venezuela-Iran energy deals http://bit.ly/dpoT1q

China Courts Secessionists in Sudan, Breaking a Mold http://bit.ly/9q7xCM
   
politicalhound China confirms president's visit to the U.S. http://bit.ly/d59EAU