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01 Mar 2006

A bid to foment democracy in Iran

The Bush administration has made an emergency request to Congress for $75 million to support Iranian opposition groups and democracy focused Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) within Iran . Given the prohibitive consequences of military action , and the tenuous state of UN sanctions that rest on the votes of China and

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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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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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