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ISVG’s Links of the Day February 23, 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!


Thursday, February 23, 2012

ISVG’s Jonathan Epperson brings us a new visualization on the links between Nigeria’s Boko Haram and al Qaeda-affiliated groups.

Filipino bandits kill six on Mindanao in apparent revenge raid.

Lengthy and costly Northern Ireland trial of suspected Ulster Volunteer Force members ends in acquittals.

Check out our VKB profile on the Ulster Volunteer Force here.

Somali militant groups target and recruit addicts from the UK’s “khat cafes.”

Two San Diego gang members accused of murder and dissolving their victims in vats of acid.

Twelve killed in Pakistan bus stand blast.

Leader of Ansar al-Sunna arrested in Iraq while trying to enter the country from Syria.


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