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ISVG’s Links of the Day November 21, 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!


Monday, November 21, 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.

Man who blew himself up during a Karachi raid was carrying a U.S. passport.

Suspected mastermind of Saudi consulate grenade attack killed by gunfire.

Three monks among nine wounded when remote-controlled bomb explodes in southern Thailand.

New York City police arrest Manhattan man on terrorism charges related to planning to kill policemen and U.S. troops returning from wars.

Shabaab militias kill three innocent pastoralists in Busar area.

Al-Shaabab welcomes Ethiopian incursion into Somalia.

Islamic Jihad mulls Palestinian elections.

Bus carrying Turks attacked in Syria, two wounded.

Check out our new VKB profile update on Indonesia’s Laskar Jihad.



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