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ISVG’s Links of the Day February 8, 2012

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, February 8, 2012

Interrogation reveals that the Indian Mujahideen (IM) planned the 2010 Jama Masjid attack that injured two Taiwanese tourists.

At least 10 dead in Mogadishu after Al-Shabaab-claimed suicide car-bomb attack.

Alaskan man arrested after making threats of terrorism in an extortion attempt.

A report on methamphetamine production inside North Korea.

Arrested counterfeit currency dealer had al Qaeda and LeT ties.

Man dressed in military uniform blows himself up outside army barracks in Kaduna, Nigeria.

Attack leaves two policemen badly injured in Peru.

Lebanese security officials seize suspicious shipment from the U.S. and Brazil.

Created by Robert Berntsson and Meagan Wilder, make sure to check out ISVG’s chronological visualization of Boko Haram’s deadly assault on Kano, Nigeria!


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