Terrorism Worldwide

SCORECARD

April 18 2013
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MONDAY’S GAMES AND FROLICS Boston Massacre 3 dead. Kabul, Afghanistan – 24 dead. Mogadishu, Somalia – 38 dead. Combined all-star team in Iraq – 61 dead, 271 wounded. The major leagues are tough and the Boston Marathon just doesn’t have what it takes to make the Big Time. However, our prayers and well-wishing thoughts go…

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DESERT DRAMA – ISLAMISTS TAKE HOSTAGES IN ALGERIA

January 17 2013
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This article really puts all the nonsense about deficits, trade ceilings and other such garbage that dominate the TV news into perspective. ********************************** ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — In a desert standoff deep in the Sahara, the Algerian army ringed a natural gas complex where Islamist militants hunkered down with dozens of hostages Wednesday night after…

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Downtown Gaza

November 20 2012
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also referred to as Congo-Kinshasa, is the eleventh largest country in the world by area (over 900,000 square miles) and the 19th largest by population with 71 million people. In 1998, 5.4 million people died in the deadliest conflict since WW II. It was once famously known as the…

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DYING IN OSLO, ARE THEY?

August 17 2011
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77 murders in one incident is nothing to joke about, but why the hysteria? Let’s take a good look around the world just since January. January 1 – 21 dead, 97 injured in a bombing in Alexandria. January 7 – 16 dead, 20 injured in Kandahar, Afghanistan. January 7 – 10 dead, Lawdar, Yemen. January…

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DON’T MESS WITH THE RUSSIANS IF YOU ARE A PIRATE

May 25 2010
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This report just in from a U.S. Army colonel. Subject: Russian Navy captures Somalian pirates. http://true-turtle.livejournal.com/85315.html This is part of the videotape showing the Russian Navy commandos on the Somalian pirate ship. You may remember that the pirates captured a Russian oil tanker. The EuroUnion navy that patrols these waters could not interfere because there…

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WORST BANGKOK VIOLENCE IN 18 YEARS

May 21 2010
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National Post.com……………Thailand’s capital of Bangkok was calm on Sunday, a day after clashes between troops and opposition activists killed 18 people in the city’s historic old quarter, but any resolution of the political row seemed distant. The fighting, the worst political violence in the nation in 18 years and some of it in well-known tourist…

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INDIAN COURT CONVICTS PAKISTANI FOR MUMBAI SIEGE.

May 3 2010
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The Himalayan Times.…………………………….MUMBAI: An Indian court on Monday convicted a Pakistani man of murder and waging war for his role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that left 166 people dead in the heart of India’s financial capital. Two Indians accused of helping plot the attacks were acquitted. Mohammed Ajmal Kasab was convicted on nearly…

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PRICES WILL SOAR

February 8 2010
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From allAfrica.com…………….A Nigerian militant group said yesterday it had attacked a Royal Dutch Shell oil pipeline in the Niger Delta. The Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC), a coalition of ex-militants and community leaders, said it had disabled a trunk line in the Obunoma area of Rivers state connecting several flow stations to the Bonny export terminal.…

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A RESORT FOR BARACK OBAMA

October 11 2009
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Palau is a tiny. lovely island in the Pacific. For Michael Phelps and Barack Obama it is within easy reach of Tokyo, only 1000 miles away, by a combination of butterfly and gentle backstroking. Palau has offered to take a certain number of Guantanamo residents off our hands for about 90,000 bucks a piece. Total…

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SUICIDE IS GREAT PROVIDED THAT…

September 18 2009
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I’m a fan of suicide. Always have been. Always will be. The more the better – so long as you go to a desert island and don’t bother others. But early this morning, a suicide car bomb attacked a Shiite marketplace in northwest Pakistan and killed at least 25 people and wounded 36, a police…

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RUMORS ARE FLYING THAT THERE ARE STILL PEOPLE ALIVE IN MEXICO

March 29 2009
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March 24 – WorldNews.com……….Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is heading to Mexico to pursue a broad diplomatic agenda that will be overshadowed by spiralling drug violence there and fears of greater cross-border spillover. A day after the Obama administration announced it would send more money, technology and manpower to secure the country’s Southwestern frontier…

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VIOLENCE AND CARNAGE IN THE PHILIPPINES

March 29 2009
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March 15: Gunmen have abducted three government schoolteachers in southern Philippines in the latest in a series of kidnappings in the troubled Mindanao region, police yesterday said. March 18: A Marine was killed while five others were wounded when the military moved in and exerted pressure against the suspected kidnappers of a non-government worker in…

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TERRORIST ATTACK ON AFGHAN POLICE

March 17 2009
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From the Jerusalem Post. A suicide bomber in a police uniform detonated explosives he was carrying inside a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing 11 people and wounding 29 others, the Interior Ministry said. The bombing followed a surge in violence in Afghanistan over the weekend that led to the deaths of eight…

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KILLERS NEVER TAKE A HOLIDAY

March 14 2009
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1. Police say a gunman dressed in a black combat uniform opened fire at a high school in southern Germany on Wednesday, killing 16 people and injuring others before fleeing the scene. 2. An overnight raid conducted by US coalition troops and Afghan special forces killed five militants during a mission against the leader of…

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SMALL BUT DEADLY WARS

March 3 2009
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Small Wars Journal has a roundup of recent articles of great importance. We here present two short abstracts and the link to many more articles. For the link, please CLICK HERE. 1. The US Defense Department thinks Mexico’s two most deadly drug cartels together have fielded more than 100,000 foot soldiers – an army that…

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NOT AT MY AIRPORT, YOU DON’T

March 1 2009
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What some people wrongly describe as Muslim fanaticism has reared its ugly head again. We’ve been through this many times. There is no such thing as Muslim fanaticism. So-called fanaticism is mainstream and, whether the majority of Muslims are peaceful or not, it is the literal understanding of the Koran. Perhaps only 50 million or…

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TIDBITS

February 8 2009
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Someone named Jennifer Aniston is getting lots of coverage in gossip columns and TV. I think she is either a singer or actess or both and presumably very pretty. Just thought I’d tell you.*****Alex Rodriguez turns out to be a better person than I thought. It seems he uses or used to use steroids. It…

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IS THIS A PROMISE OR A THREAT?

January 22 2009
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GatewayPundit.com, a site we never heard of before this morning, reports interesting news. 1. Ladies of Hamas Vow To Blow Themselves Up Among the “Apes and Pigs”. On Tuesday, December 30, 2008, a group of Hamas women, with their Kalashnikovs, vowed to become “Martyrdom-Seekers” and blow themselves up among “the Apes and Pigs” in Israel.…

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TERRORISTS OR ONLY SUSPECTS, THEY AIN’T BUDGING

January 18 2009
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The Brits have in their possession six fellows whom the U.S. government knows to be terrorists, and therein lies the problem. The U.S. wants these fiends extradited to the U.S. so it can treat them as they deserve – which, according to U.S. officials is to give them speedy trials to determine their guilt, not…

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AUSTRALIA WON’T APOLOGIZE FOR BLUNDER

December 26 2008
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Money is in short supply in Australia. The Australian government has said it will not apologise to an Indian doctor who was wrongly detained and charged over bomb attacks in the UK in 2007. Dr Mohamed Haneef demanded an apology after a report on Tuesday found that various mistakes had been made. But Attorney-General Robert…

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THE WORLD AT RISK

December 11 2008
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From GlobalSecurity.org comes the following scare-mongering report. ********************************** World at Risk: The Report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism. This is the Executive Summary. The full report is available here with a click. The Commission believes that unless the world community acts decisively and with great urgency, it is more…

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SCHEDULING DISASTER

December 3 2008
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In a ridiculous piece of rhetoric and fear-mongering, The Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism today announced we will probably suffer a catastrophic attack either from nuclear or biological weapons within the next 5 years. You don’t have to have studied Karl Popper’s monumental The Poverty of Historicism to…

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INHUMAN EVENTS STORIES

November 30 2008
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The world is a great place to take up residence. Our particular beat is Planet Earth, and we like the assignment because just about everything that happens warms the cockles of our hearts. Here are a few of the best of the past week. Enjoy! 1. Death toll in terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, reaches…

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COMPARING DEATH TOTALS

November 27 2008
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November 27, 2008 Nobody can do more than offer an estimate of the number of people who are casualties of war. Usually, these estimates are crude, amounting to no more educated guesses. Still, they are better than nothing. Numbers of coalition soldiers dying is precise. Iraq war as of August 2007 – 1,033,000 dead. Mostly…

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