05 Oct 2011

Hamid Karzai: Plot to kill president foiled by Afghanistan intelligence

“A plot to kill President Hamid Karzai has been foiled by Afghan intelligence agents in Kabul who arrested six men with links to al-Qaeda and the Haqqani network. “ (Source: Hamid Karzai: Plot to kill president foiled by Afghanistan intelligence – Telegraph.)

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24 Sep 2011

NorthCom’s new Army boss says terrorism is top concern

“The first non-pilot to lead U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command said Friday the lack of wings on his uniform doesn’t mean he can’t lead an aerial battle.” (Source: NorthCom’s new Army boss says terrorism is top concern | command, top, northcom – Colorado Springs Gazette, CO.)

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24 Sep 2011

Mexican Drug Cartels Now Menace Social Media

“In areas where they are powerful, the Mexican drug cartels silenced the mainstream media by threatening and killing journalists. Now they seem to be extending the practice to social media.” (Source: Mexican Drug Cartels Now Menace Social Media : NPR.)

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14 Sep 2011

Cyber-attack: A big one is coming says US Cyber Command General

“Cyber security is a team sport says Army General Keith Alexander, who is commander of US Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency” (Source: Layer 8: Cyber-attack: A big one is coming says US Cyber Command General.)

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14 Sep 2011

Officials say threat on 9/11 anniversary is unresolved

“Top federal security officials said Tuesday that the terrorist threat to strike the U.S., first disclosed on the eve of 9/11’s 10th anniversary, remains unresolved.” (Source: Officials say threat on 9/11 anniversary is unresolved – USATODAY.com.)

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14 Sep 2011

New airport security policy for kids

“Children 12 years old and younger will soon no longer be required to remove their shoes at airport security checkpoints, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress on Tuesday.” (Source: New airport security policy for kids – The Washington Post.)

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06 Sep 2011

Pentagon chief: Threat of another 9/11 is real

“After a decade of war with al-Qaida the potential for another devastating terrorist assault ‘remains very real,’ Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said following a somber visit to ground zero of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.” (Source: Pentagon chief: Threat of another 9/11 is real – Story

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04 Sep 2011

Yemen security forces fire at protest, wound 5

“Activists say Yemeni security forces have fired on a rally in the capital Sanaa, wounding five.” (Source: Yemen security forces fire at protest, wound 5 – Sacramento News – Local and Breaking Sacramento News | Sacramento Bee.)

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04 Sep 2011

FBI warns of small plane terror threat

“The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al Qaeda threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.” (Source: FBI warns of small plane terror threat – CBS News.)

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02 Sep 2011

2 Mexican female journalists found slain

“Ana Marcela Yarce Viveros, co-founder of Contralinea magazine, and Rocio Gonzalez Trapaga, a former Televisa reporter, were abducted in Mexico City. The women’s deaths bear the mark of drug cartels.” (Source: 2 Mexican female journalists found slain – Los Angeles Times.)

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