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ISVG’s Links of the Day November 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!


Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Updated to include the most deadly Boko Haram attack of November 4, 2011, ISVG analysts Robert Berntsson, Meagan Wilder, and Kristin Nordeen visualize what have historically been the most active terrorist groups in Nigeria; Boko Haram and M.E.N.D.

The growing threat of al Qaeda’s North Africa branch, AQIM, and Nigeria’s Boko Haram.

Peru captures two alleged Shining Path guerrillas.

Alleged mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai bombings held in “high esteem” in Pakistan.

Details emerge about suspect who fired shots at White House.

Gangs of ex-police officers moving up the criminal ladders in some provinces of Colombia.

Two dead after blast hits Iranian pilgrim bus in Baghdad.

Check out our new VKB profile update on the Filipino Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF).



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