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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

US Espionage Lose Sleep Over Terror Threats Plus Other News

White House admits national intelligence chief was left in the dark about UK terrorism arrests | Mail Online http://bit.ly/hVakEQ

Attorney General Eric Holder: Threat of Homegrown Terrorism "Keeps Me Up At Night": http://t.co/nCxkuMI via @cbsnews

Senator to unveil finding of Scotland's release of Pan Am bomber - http://bit.ly/gVPdU1 #cnn

Pakistan drone strikes: the CIA's secret war - Channel4 News http://bit.ly/esjGmy

Police say spy died long before body found - Taiwan News Online http://bit.ly/hPPtgp

AFP: US lawmaker urges France not sell Lebanon arms http://bit.ly/hA2KQQ

ngomonitor Hezbollah impunity continues. Lebanon tries to quash UN investigation. @HRW doesn't care. http://tinyurl.com/32r4p37 #israel #humanrights

The Associated Press: Dubai court slashes sentences in Chechen slaying http://bit.ly/gwYHL8

AFP: Iraq town cancels Christmas festivities after Qaeda threats http://bit.ly/e6VEhs
Venezuela opposition slams "coup d'etat" by Chavez http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BL4UK20101222

AFP: Saudi deportations to Mogadishu inhumane: HRW http://bit.ly/h1dRQt

China to Increase Coal Imports from Russia, Interfax Reports - Bloomberg http://bit.ly/eXg0P6

No Russian company left Armenia, RF Premier says http://news.am/eng/news/42689.html

The Associated Press: Oil minister: Iraq's oil production sees increase http://bit.ly/fjil0v