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ISVG’s Links of the Day August 19, 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!


Friday, August 19, 2011

Colombia’s internal conflict continues – check out our new VKB update on the anti-communist United Self Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC).

Violence in Northern Ireland has resurfaced in recent months – please check out our VKB on Belfast’s Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF).

U.S. DEA busts Iraqi-Mexican drug and weapon operation in California.

More on the Sinaloa Cartel linked DEA bust from InSight Crime.

Israel believes Gaza’s Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) is responsible for the deadly raid along their Sinai border – see our VKB on the PRC here.

Cross-border violence leaves three Egyptian officers dead – Israel blames PRC for terrorist attack.

Yemeni airstrikes target al Qaeda-linked militants in Zinjibar and Shaqra.

Bodies found in Veracruz may be those of three missing Marines.

Al Qaeda-linked Tawheed and Jihad group praises armed terrorist raid into Israel.

Suicide-bomber kills Egyptian forces on Egyptian side of  border with Israel near Philadelphi Route crossing.



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