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ISVG’s Links of the Day February 28, 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!


Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Don’t forget to check out Jonathan Epperson’s visualization of the ties between AQIM activity and the intensity of Boko Haram attacks.

Colombia arrests 35 members of a gang suspected of exporting tons of cocaine chemicals to Mexico.

Colombia’s FARC announces it will stop the practice of kidnapping, and free its remaining “prisoners of war.”

Four Colombian army soldiers and five members of FARC killed in battle in southeastern part of the country.

Interpol says 25 suspected members of hacker group, Anonymous, arrested across Europe and South America.

Somalia Report sits down with the UN’s special representative in Somalia.

U.S. military commander says U.S. likely to see “more of the same” from North Korea’s new leader.

Anonymous knocks Interpol’s main website offline after reports that the international agency had arrested 25 of its members.


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