Philippines: Changing face of terror

Courtesy Asia Times Online: By Jacob Zenn. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has recently redoubled its efforts to capture suspected insurgents responsible for the killing of 19 special forces troops in al-Barka, Basilan in mid-October and in the process uproot the remaining pockets of Abu Sayyaf fighters in […]

Obama assassination attempt?

Authorities are considering whether an abandoned assault rifle found in Washington DC on Friday is linked to a possible assassination attempt on President Barack Obama after a bullet has been recovered from a White House window. Portions of Washington’s National Mall was on lock-down Friday after reports came in that […]

Saudi Crown Prince of Darkness

Courtesy:  Saudi Crown Prince of Darkness Saudi Arabia’s tough-minded interior minister has been named the crown prince—and is next in line to the king. He’s a known commodity in Washington after years of shepherding the Saudi fight against terrorism. by Tara McKelvey | October 28, 2011 10:00 AM EDT The interior minister’s office […]

Taliban commanders say Pakistan intelligence helps them

Source: Reuters Reporting By: Adrian Croft Pakistan’s security service provides weapons and training to Taliban insurgents fighting U.S. and British troops in Afghanistan, despite official denials, Taliban commanders say, in allegations that could worsen tensions between Pakistan and the United States. A number of middle-ranking Taliban commanders revealed the extent […]