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ISVG’s Links of the Day February 21, 2012


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!


Tuesday, February 21, 2012

ISVG’s Jonathan Epperson brings us a new visualization on the correlation between the intensity of Boko Haram attacks and AQIM activity.

Nigeria says they have uncovered some of Boko Haram’s funding sources.

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) confirms senior leader’s death.

Shooting in Afghanistan continues deadly trend.

AQIM emir believed dead in ANP airstrike.

Al-Shabaab to step-up bombing campaign in Somali capital.

At least 30 Kenyan civilians killed by Al-Shabaab since Kenyan troops entered Somalia.

Suicide car-bomber blows himself up in front of a Baghdad police academy, killing 15 and wounding 21.


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