08 Feb 2000

Israeli jets target Hezbollah, plunge Beirut into darkness

Israeli warplanes launched a second wave of strikes early Tuesday against suspected Hezbollah strongholds in Israeli-occupied southern Lebanon, as Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak put the Muslim guerrillas on notice for killing four Israeli soldiers last week. Full Story

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07 Feb 2000

3 more released from hijacked Afghan airliner in Britain

Three more people have been released from a hijacked Afghan airliner which landed at Stansted Airport near London on Monday. Full Story

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07 Feb 2000

Experts Assess Risk of “New Terrorism” Threat

They called it the “new terrorism:” a virulent strain of anti-American aggression in which enemies without scruples would use germs and toxic gases, not guns and bombs, to kill tens of thousands of civilians at a stroke. Full Story

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06 Feb 2000

Fighting ourselves (Editorial)

If we didn&#039t know it before this past weekend, we know it now. Terrorism is an insidious, dangerous horror that&#039s difficult to defend against. The mere threat of it can paralyze a city — as happened in Seattle when long-planned millennial celebrations were canceled. Terror campaigns actually carried out can

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06 Feb 2000

Terrorist camps in Afghanistan to be closed down

Assuming a posture that Pakistan was willing to address international concerns on terrorism, the Chief Executive, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, said tonight that the Taliban number two, Mullah Rabbani, had assured him during a recent meeting that terrorist camps in Afghanistan would be closed down. This “signal&#039&#039 comes at a time

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06 Feb 2000

IRA Dissidents Suspected in Bombing

Suspected Irish Republican Army dissidents bombed a rural hotel Sunday – an attack that caused no reported injuries but gave Northern Ireland a bitter reminder of the days the province is struggling to leave behind. Full Story

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06 Feb 2000

Hijacked Afghan Plane Leaves Moscow

A hijacked Afghan Ariana airliner with more than 160 people aboard left Moscow in the early hours of Monday after 10 hostages were released, but it was not clear where the plane was heading, a Russian security official said. Full Story

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06 Feb 2000

Toxic Terrorism: Containing the Threat

With the use of nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) weapons by terrorists a growing concern, the federal government is increasing its support to first-response teams in local communities. In this first of a two-part article, we will explore the expanded federal program to provide the training and equipment needed by

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04 Feb 2000

Denning Information Terrorism Paper

The Terrorism Research Center is pleased to provide the following paper written by Dr. Dorothy Denning entitled “Activism, Hacktivism, and Cyberterrorism: The Internet as a Tool for Influencing Foreign Policy”. This paper was commissioned by the Nautilis Institute. The paper is in hmtl format. Full Paper

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04 Feb 2000

Jordan Links Terrorist Plot to bin Laden

Jordanian security agents said this week that 13 men imprisoned here on charges of plotting terrorist attacks in Jordan were trained in Afghan camps operated by Osama bin Laden, the Saudi fugitive. Full Story

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