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ISVG’s Links of the Day November 10, 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!


Thursday, November 10, 2011

The recent upsurge in violence by Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram has been documented even in mainsteam media sources. Using i2 Analyst’s Notebook and other analytical tools, Robert Berntsson, Meagan Wilder, and Kristin Nordeen visualize the terror group’s profile.

Kurdish rebel group, PKK, attacks Turkey’s Finance Ministry website.

Catcher for MLB’s Washington Nationals, Wilson Ramos, kidnapped at gunpoint in Venezuela; vehicle found by police.

Alleged domestic terrorist from Houston, Barry Bujol, secretly recorded speaking about jihad.

Taliban attack Afghan governor’s office.

Suspected Islamists attack police station and government office in northeastern Nigeria.

Ethiopia charges 24 with terrorism.

Check out our new VKB profile on Bangladesh’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA).



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