Terrorism and Politics
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The GTD Data Rivers is an interactive visual exploratory tool that allows users to investigate temporal trends in terrorism in the Global Terrorism Database (GTD). The GTD Data Rivers aggregates important variables from the database and visualizes them as a comprehensible stack chart . Learn more about GTD Data Rivers
Hamas policemen inspect a boat on the coast of Deir al-Balah, in Gaza. Photograph: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images At least four Palestinians were killed when Israeli navy commandos opened fire on what they said was a squad of militants in diving suits off the coast of Gaza today.
Iran’s bombastic President Ahmadinejad once again has strutted to the U.N. General Assembly meetings in New York to denounce, whine about and threaten the United States, the West, Israel and various international institutions. Soon after arriving, Ahmadinejad told the Associated Press that “the future belongs to Iran” and that the United States “must recognize that Iran is a big power.”
NOT KRAKOW TOURS – The Nigdy Więcej (Never Again) anti-racist organisation have called for ‘Holocaust denier’ British historian David Irving to be banned from entering Poland later this month. Starting September 27, Irving is leading a tour party, with tickets costing around 1,500 euros each, taking in sites including the Treblinka death camp, Warsaw Ghetto and Hitler’s Bunker in the Masurian lake district. Never Again, in a joint statement with the UK based Searchlight magazine, have called for Irving and his tour party – which he claims is sold out – not to be let into Poland.
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Afghan president’s half-brother assassinated Ahmad Wali Karzai, a leader in Kandahar and suspected drug trafficker, was killed by a bodyguard in his home Mirwais Khan , Associated Press Tuesday, Jul 12, 2011 12:34 PM UTC News Afghanistan War Logs
All the alleged 9/11 hijackers reportedly check in at the airports from where they board Flights 11, 175, 77, and 93. [ 9/11 Commission, 7/24/2004, pp. 1-4 ; 9/11 Commission, 8/26/2004, pp. 27, 89, 93 ] Since 1998, the FAA has required air carriers to implement a program called the Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS). This identifies those passengers who might be a security risk, based upon suspicious behavior such as buying one-way tickets or paying with cash.
Nearly 3,000 people died at the World Trade Center on 9/11. But the list of victims keeps growing. Seventy-thousand men and women worked in the ruins at ground zero. Many now suffer from illnesses officially linked to the toxic smoke and dust, including respiratory and gastric diseases. CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley brought some of them together and found out that for them, 9/11 is a day that never ended. John Gallagher was a New York City fire captain on 9/11.
NEW YORK - Before the attacks of 9/11, the Courtlandt Street subway stop was at the foot of the Twin Towers. This was where tens of thousands of New Yorkers got off the train to head into the World Trade Center. Joe Irizarry was the motorman who drove many of them to work.
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine ( PFLP ) ( Arabic : الجبهة الشعبية لتحرير فلسطين, al-Jabhah al-Sha`biyyah li-Taḥrīr Filasṭīn ) is a Palestinian Marxist-Leninist and revolutionary leftist organization founded in 1967. It has consistently been the second-largest of the groups forming the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the largest being Fatah . Currently the PFLP is boycotting participation in the executive committee of the PLO. [ 4 ] [ 5 ] It considers both the Fatah-led government in the West Bank and the Hamas government in the Gaza Strip as illegal due to the lack of new elections to the Palestinian National Authority since 2006. [ 6 ] PFLP is considered a terrorist organization by the United States , European Union , Canada , United Kingdom and Israel .
The United States maintains numerous embassies and consulates around the world, many of which are in war-torn countries or other dangerous areas. [ edit ] Diplomatic Security
Mohammed Jamal Khalifa ( Arabic : محمد جمال خليفه ) (1 February 1957 – 31 January 2007) was a Saudi Arabian businessman from Jeddah who married one of Osama bin Laden 's sisters. [ 1 ]
Riduan Isamuddin also transliterated as Riduan Isamudin , Riduan Isomuddin , and Riduan Isomudin , better known by the nom de guerre Hambali , born as Encep Nurjaman , born April 4, 1964 [ 1 ] ( Indonesia ) is the former military leader of the Indonesian terrorist organization Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), which is linked with Al Qaeda . He is now in extrajudicial detention in the United States 's Guantanamo Bay detainment camps , in Cuba . [ 2 ] Hambali was often described as "the Osama bin Laden of Southeast Asia ".
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