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01 Mar 2006

DHS funds advanced cargo-screening technology

Thousands of land-based cargo containers pass through ports of entry at US borders each year. On a daily basis, 17,000 containers enter the US, but only a few are actually inspected. Technologies, as we know from previous WAR Reports, are being developed and deployed at a rapid pace in all

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01 Mar 2006

Italian Minister Quits In Cartoon Uproar

The crisis of the Mohammed-Cartoon continues to flare up throughout Europe. Most recently, Italy’s Reforms Minister Roberto Calderoli found himself in the spotlight after wearing a T-shirt with the satirical caricature on a February 15 RAI state television interview. Two days later, 11 people were killed and 40 wounded in

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22 Feb 2006

Thai militants learn from Iraq insurgency

Based on the UPI article, it would be difficult not to conclude that Thailand is the next vanguard of global jihadist extremism following down the increasingly well-trodden path blazed by al-Qaeda globally, Jemaah Islamiya (JI) and Abu Sayyaf regionally, and Abu Musa?ab al-Zarqawi’s al-Qaeda in the Land of Two Rivers

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22 Feb 2006

US pledges to strengthen military, anti-terror cooperation with Algeria

There are a number of pragmatic reasons to cooperate closely with Algeria on counterterrorism initiatives. First, a significant number of foreign fighters in Iraq are Algerians. Some of these fighters may be members of Algeria?s al-Qaeda-aligned terrorist group, the Salafist Group for Call and Combat . That organization is also

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