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2013-05-28 12:20:22

Speakers to include Secretary Janet Napolitano, Deputy Secretary Ashton Carter, Admiral William McRaven, and General Mark Welsh WASHINGTON, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program announces the 2013 Aspen Security Forum, its fourth annual forum on national security, homeland security, and counterterrorism issues and policies. More than 80 top-level current and former government officials, industry leaders, noted print and broadcast...

CBS Twitter Account Compromised By Syrian Hackers
2013-04-22 11:12:36

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yet another company with a large public presence saw their Twitter accounts hacked last week. Whereas other hackers have used company Twitter accounts to post homophobic or racist statements, these hackers made comments about the US and their involvement with Al-Qaeda. The so-called Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has claimed responsibility for these digital takeovers as the Twitter accounts for CBS´s “60...

2013-03-01 16:24:09

Points to links, recruiting with other militants in region, including from Polisario-run camps WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- A new report on terrorism in North Africa warns of a new al-Qaeda hub for jihadi recruits and a potential launching pad for terrorist attacks much closer to US and European shores, along an "Arc of Instability" stretching across Africa's Sahara/Sahel region. The study, "Terrorism in North Africa & the Sahel in 2012: Global Reach...

2013-02-11 08:23:06

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esquire magazine will publish an exclusive in-depth feature story in the March 2013 issue about the former Navy SEAL Team Six member who killed Osama Bin Laden. The 15,000-word story, "The Shooter," is written by Phil Bronstein, Executive Chair of the Center for Investigative Reporting (the piece was reported in cooperation with CIR), and is based on extensive interviews with the man who killed bin Laden. The story reveals untold, unforgettable details...

2012-10-05 06:22:54

In the news release, National Geographic Channel Announces Nov. 4 Airdate For Harvey Weinsten Film "SEAL TEAM SIX: THE RAID ON OSAMA BIN LADEN", issued 05-Oct-2012 by National Geographic Channels over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "Weinstein" rather than "Weinsten" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: National Geographic Channel Announces Nov. 4 Airdate For Harvey Weinstein Film "SEAL TEAM SIX: THE RAID ON...

2012-08-24 02:21:53

Al-Qaeda concerns grow as dozens in Polisario-run camps in Algeria reportedly join Qaeda-linked MUJAO WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Following a meeting with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad Dine El Otmani in Rabat Wednesday, Senator Joe Lieberman (CT) praised Morocco's peaceful model of political reform and urged speedy implementation of its autonomy initiative for Western Sahara, which he said was a "serious, credible, good, and realistic" proposal that would...

2012-08-01 10:25:24

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- In a surprise move underscoring the growing danger in Africa's Sahara/Sahel, Spain ordered the evacuation of all its aid-workers from the Polisario-run refugee camps near Tindouf in Algeria. Aid workers from three other Western nations also left. Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo cited increased fears for aid-worker safety and "well-founded indications" of possible attack by al-Qaeda-linked groups in...

2012-07-09 17:25:40

Arizona State University communications study shows 'Verse of the Sword' is practically absent in propaganda A common belief in the West is that al Qaeda wishes to impose Islam everywhere. This might be a pipe dream for the group, but a new study of their use of religious texts suggests that Islamists' goals are much more modest. Researchers with Arizona State University's Center for Strategic Communication (CSC) analyzed more than 2,000 items of propaganda from al Qaeda and related...

2012-06-01 23:01:58

US Senate candidate David Levitt of California called on his party's leaders to reverse the policy of secrecy regarding the abuse, kidnapping, torture and death of suspects in US custody, and to suspend the policy whereby the president, without judicial review and without knowing the identities of the victims, assassinates terror suspects in their countries using drone weapons. Sebastopol, California (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Democratic candidate for US Senate David Levitt of California called...

2012-05-10 14:21:53

$60 million ransom demanded for aid-workers & Algerian diplomats held in northern Mali WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Today marks more than 200 days of captivity for Western aid-workers Rossella Urru of Italy and Ainhoa Fernandez de Rincon and Enric Gonyacons of Spain, kidnapped October 23 from the Polisario-run refugee camps near Tindouf in Algeria by an al-Qaeda offshoot, the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), reportedly with...