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ISVG’s Links of the Day March 6, 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!


Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Hacker turned informant helps the FBI arrest five LulzSec members.

Police in northeastern Colombia say they have arrested eight FARC informants.

Eighteen Shia Muslims executed by gunmen in Kohistan, Pakistan.

Pakistani fighter jets bomb TTP militant hideouts, kill 22.

Gunmen kill intelligence official in northwestern Pakistan.

FARC leader sends “peace letter” to Colombia, vowing to end the decades-old struggle.

Colombian hostage mediator, Piedad Cordoba, says FARC hostages will be released before April.

Don’t forget to check out Jonathan Epperson’s visualization of the links between AQIM activity and the intensity of Boko Haram attacks inside Nigeria!!


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