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Al Qaeda in Yemen Announce Strategy Change to Target US Economy

November 21, 2010

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Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) headquartered in Yemen have announced that the parcel bombs they recently were successful in introducing  into the US transport system would be their future focus.  They confirmed they were targeting the US  economy and their first target would be the Airline Industry.  They needn’t have bothered.  It appears […]

Al Qaeda Can’t Be Beaten Says New Head UK Armed Forces

November 14, 2010

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The new head of Britain’s armed forces, Gen Sir David Richards, has warned that the West cannot defeat al-Qaeda and militant Islam. He said defeating Islamist militancy was “unnecessary and would never be achieved”. However, he argued that it could be “contained” to allow Britons to lead secure lives. Gen Richards, 58, said the threat […]

More Packages from Yemen Are Sought

October 29, 2010

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At least 15 packages of interest are being sought in addition to those already discovered that had originated in Yemen.  Both a UPS plane and a FEDEX plane carried packages. With each hour it seems more details are emerging.  [The following from CNN off the air.] It is now believed that someone in Yemen who […]

PAKISTANI PERSPECTIVE: Terrorism – Made in the USA_

June 19, 2010

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This site tries to present all sides to an issue in a respectful manner to build understanding about where people are coming from in this modern, complicated world.  It is hoped that this will enable all who come here to comment (also respectfully and thoughtfully) on the issues raised. The article below follows concerns raised […]

The Big Unconnected Dot: We Underestimated Al Qaeda in Yemen

January 7, 2010

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Boy is Nancy Pelosi lucky.  All the focus for the next few days will be on assessing the Administration’s handling of the Detroit Diaper bomber’s  thwarted attempt to bring an aircraft down.  Few will be focusing on the health care legislation that will bring the country down.  So Nancy, just continue to “hunker down behind […]

Yemen – Poor but Stunningly Beautiful

January 6, 2010

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Do not think only of desert sands and dusty roads when thinking of Yemen, the latest site of a hot conflict between al Qaeda and the West.  The country on the Arabian peninsula is far more diverse. Here are remarkable photos of a country where 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites abound.  These photos are best […]

Al Qaeda Weapon: Surprise – US Weapon: Lists

January 4, 2010

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This is not an exhaustive review of Lists that are now overseen by the Obama Administration. It focuses on the ones that have been problematic and/or developed of late. News of the Obama Administration’s inability to effectively deal with lists in their care keeps popping up in the press like unwelcome or rather uninvited guests. […]