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ISVG’s Links of the Day December 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!


Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Check out our new VKB profile update on the Unified Communist Party of Nepal – Maoist (CPN-M).

Police officer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, dumped on the street, sprayed with a flammable liquid, and burned alive in broad daylight yesterday morning.

Bomb blast rocks school in the Philippines.

Two dead as Kenyan army, Al-Shabaab battle in southern Somalia.

Ten killed in Nigeria bank robbery.

Gunmen kidnap five Iranian engineers in central Syria.

Created by researcher Meagan Wilder, ISVG takes a deeper look at the coordinated Boko Haram attacks of November 4, 2011; the terrorist group’s most deadly attacks in Nigeria to date.

Make sure to check out Rick Kania’s latest i2 visualization of the recent twin suicide-bombings in the Afghan cities of Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif.


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