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ISVG’s Links of the Day August 29, 2011


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!


Monday, August 29, 2011

Check out our new VKB profile update on Pakistani Kashmir’s Hizb-ul Mujahideen (HM).

Convicted “Lockerbie bomber” purported to be near death in Tripoli.

Over the weekend it was reported that al Qaeda’s number two under Zawahiri, Atiyah Abd Al-Rahman, was killed in Waziristan.

DoD set to release large trove of info on conflict and insurgency as part of “Empirical Studies of Conflict” project.

Sinaloa reportedly manufacturing methamphetamine on a record scale thanks to the breakdown of La Familia.

Via InSight Crime: Officials find more tunnels along Arizona border.

Turkish jets bomb and kill a reported 160 Kurdish rebels.

Haaretz: Israel scraps plan to kill Hamas PM by airstrike due to pressure from Egyptian officials.



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