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ISVG’s Links of the Day March 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!


Thursday, March 8, 2012

Recently there has been a lot of media buzz about the Kony2012 campaign – make sure to check out our VKB on Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

U.S. court finds three FARC guerrillas guilty of drug trafficking.

Article on the explosive growth of anti-government militia groups in the last couple of years.

U.S. commander says Southcom “part of solution” to drug crime.

Colombian rebel group the ELN offers to end its attacks on the oil industry.

Osama Bin Laden’s wives charged in Pakistan.

Seven killed in two suicide car-bombings in Tal Afar, Iraq.

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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