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ISVG’s Links of the Day August 16, 2011

Links of the Day

Welcome to ISVG’s Links of the Day!  Each day, ISVG research analysts and collectors gather and read hundreds of open-source news and intelligence articles from around the globe in an effort to bring you the most comprehensive database on violent extremism.  These articles provide the details surrounding the events and actors involved in violent extremism and transnational criminal organizations.  ISVG’s Links of the Day will highlight the most noteworthy articles collected throughout the course of ISVG’s daily research process.  Make sure you check back every morning or evening to get a recap of the most relevant articles of the last twenty-four hours, or follow our @ISVG Twitter handle to get these links as we find them!


Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Check out our new VKB update on Jemaah Islamiya’s Al Ghuraba Cell.

Also see our VKB on Indonesia’s Jemaah Islamiya.

Seven men pulled from a Sunni mosque south of Baghdad and executed by men in military uniforms.

Suspected al Qaeda car bomb kills 14 Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen.

U.S. Navy has intercepted a Yemeni cargo ship carrying weapons which are suspected to be for Al-Shabaab.

Top Haqqani network leader, Mullah Sangeen Zadran, is added to U.S. State Dept.’s list of designated global terrorists.

An article by InSight Crime on why the U.S. does not have Mexican-style drug cartels.

Pakistan denies giving China access to downed U.S. helicopter.

An editorial from Bloomberg on Israel, Lebanon, and specifically Hezbollah.

See our VKB on Lebanon’s Hezbollah here.



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