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22 Mar 2006

Protest over fascist rally turns violent in Italy

This spate of violence (Terrorist Incident forthcoming) is purported to be the worst street violence since the anti-G8 protesting turned deadly in 2001, just after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi came to power. The anti-globalization movement in Italy remains quite strong and influential. This particular protest was sponsored by Tricolor Flame,

22 Mar 2006

Al Qaeda’s Web of Terror

It is widely known that al-Qaeda and its broader ideological movement uses the Internet to disseminate propaganda, train members and sympathizers, raise funds, and exercise command and control over its amorphous network. While al-Qaeda uses the Internet to achieve all of the above goals, TRC analysts believe that the overriding

22 Mar 2006

Al-Zarqawi gains ground

The above report may represent the early indicators of a potential shift by some Iraqi Sunni elements back to an alignment with foreign jihadists, and in particular the jihadist network of Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi and a more classic insurgent posture against the Iraqi government and US forces. Based upon the

22 Mar 2006

Russia, Syria will push Hamas on road map: Lavrov

Officials from the EU and US have severely criticized Moscow for its imposition of anti-democratic measures, including: state control of the media; cancellation of governor elections; a restrictive NGO law; and human rights abuses in Chechnya. Moreover, the US was a vocal supporter in the three ?color revolutions? in Georgia

22 Mar 2006

Nightclubs ‘target of terror cell’

Before looking at any of the content of this news item, the source of the publication?Ananova?must be thoroughly questioned. The Ananova news focuses on more light news, with six categories dedicated to “Celebrities,” “Quirkies,” and “Latest Picture Stories,” among “Top Headlines.” Another other open source corroboration was by the online

15 Mar 2006

Internet “cloaking” emerges as new Web security threat

According to Lance Cottrell, founder and chief scientist at Anonymizer, criminal and terrorist organizations are relying on ?cloaking? technologies to block or mislead intelligence analyst and law enforcement officials. Cloaking was developed as a search engine optimization technique in which the content presented to the search engine spider is different

15 Mar 2006

Iran Threatens U.S. With ‘Harm and Pain’

In response to Washington?s aggressive campaign to bring Tehran and its nuclear program before the UN Security Council, the Iranian IAEA delegate stated, ?The US has the power to cause harm and pain. But the US is also susceptible to harm and pain. So if that is the path that

15 Mar 2006

Reprisal Killings Leave at Least 85 Dead in Baghdad

The renewal of sectarian attacks in Iraq has pushed the country closer to a precipitous descent into civil war (see this WAR Report), with the rebel Shia cleric Moqtada al Sadr establishing himself and his Mahdi Army as arguably the most influential actors within Iraq amid the current sectarianism. As


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