Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda and North Korea Threats Concerns US Over the Weekend Plus Other Security News

92% of Afghans never heard of 9/11 - Think tank: | Raw Story http://bit.ly/deRnz0

absurd RT @pajhwok: Senior Haqqani-linked militant leaders captured. http://ow.ly/3cVep

U.S. deploying heavily armored battle tanks for first time in Afghan war http://t.co/K5L7Sfb via @washingtonpost


Top Al Qaeda leader killed in US drone attack http://bit.ly/dpSYwf

AFP: Al-Qaeda small-scale bomb threat 'very serious': US http://bit.ly/cZY6Ch

slkbrooke Bicycle bombs kill at least 3 in east Afghanistan http://yhoo.it/ajlAMw #tcot

North Korea starts building new nuclear reactor - Telegraph http://t.co/jqoNToy

North Korea Report Validates Concern, Mullen Says http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/22/us/22talk.html?src=mv

AFP: N.Korea rejects UN human rights resolution as conspiracy http://bit.ly/cMtJdz

AFP: Twenty-one civilians 'killed by shelling in Mogadishu' http://bit.ly/cMpyVX


Far-right demos 'fuel Islamic extremism' http://t.co/71yUU1X via @guardian

ElyssaD RT @Tosfm: Police to interview last Briton in Guantanamo over 'torture' http://bit.ly/auJSAB cc @Tymlee

Saudi prince says Yemen is a security threat - http://bit.ly/bvONch #cnn

ElyssaD RT @BlogsofWar: RT @SpyScroll Former CIA director knew of Canada’s ‘lost boys’: http://bit.ly/bGidZu

SpyTalk - Pot growers portrayed as terror threat http://bit.ly/9Nmjvd

WSJ.com - Egypt Rejects U.S. Request for Poll Monitors http://on.wsj.com/aBM83g
  
Enhanced pat-downs necessary for now, TSA chief says - http://bit.ly/cvTnis #cnn

Analysis: Saudi Arabia tries to reassure over rulers' health - CNBC-http://www.cnbc.com/id/40301335

Muslim pupils 'learn to cut off hands of thieves' - Telegraph http://t.co/WWGKGRv

RT @heraldsun Iran to launch new satellites soon, defence minister say | Herald Sun http://bit.ly/d37UQB