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DHS whistleblower was ordered to scrub records of Muslims with terror ties

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Amid the chaos of the 2009 holiday travel season, jihadists planned to slaughter 290 innocent travelers on a Christmas Day flight from the Netherlands to Detroit, Michigan.

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Indonesia's Overcrowded Prisons Are a Breeding Ground for Islamic Extremism

While serving time for financing terrorist activities, Muhammad Jibriel Abdul Rahman used to hear the extremist sermons echoing through east Jakarta’s infamous Cipinang prison. Everyday, Aman Abdurrahman, an Islamic cleric who had also been jailed on a terrorism-related conviction, gathered inmates and preached his virulent message: the Indonesian government, with its secular underpinnings, was to be destroyed and replaced by an Islamic state untroubled by apostates. 1,973 more words

AROUND AFRICA: Niger, Somalia, Burundi-Rwanda

Libya Threat.

According to Bloomberg, officials in the West African nation of Niger say instability in nearby Libya poses a bigger threat to them and other nations in the Sahel than Boko Haram violent extremist Islamist group. 418 more words

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Le temps court de l'anti-terrorisme : une erreur de paradigme

Lors d’une intervention sur France Info ce mardi 2 février, Alain Bauer criminologue français avançait l’idée qu’il nous faut passer de l’ère du contre-espionnage à celle de l’anti-terrorisme. 692 more words


Today in Texas History - February 3

From the Annals of Incompetence – In 2005, former Texas State Supreme Court Justice Alberto Gonzales won Senate confirmation as the nation’s first Hispanic attorney general. 238 more words

Today In Texas History

France’s Hollande guest of honour at India’s Republic Day parade -- Can he sell the French Rafale jet fighters?



Latest update : 2016-01-26

Thousands gathered in New Delhi amid tight security Tuesday for India’s annual Republic Day parade, a pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring camels and daredevil stuntwomen, with French President François Hollande the chief guest. 464 more words