NEWS & ANALYSIS

Upheaval in Nigerian Oil Region is a Fresh Challenge to Government

Nigerian rebels go on rampage, kidnapping oil workers and blowing up pipelines. Government control over the Niger Delta is slipping fast and oil workers are at risk.

Al Qaeda Recruits Europeans and Americans for Attack Against Israel, Israeli Intelligence Reports

Intelligence officials fear the international terrorist organization will establish ties with local terrorist groups.

China Denies It Stole British Official's BlackBerry

The Times (of London) reports that the BlackBerry was stolen by a female Chinese intelligence agent after the British official brought her back to his hotel after meeting her in a nightclub.

Ahead of Olympics, Security Measures Create Gloomy Atmosphere in Beijing

The Communist state warns that the Olympic Games is under the shadow of an "unsurpassed" terrorist threat.

Venezuela's Chávez No Terrorist

Senior U.S. official describes how the U.S. should respond to a softening in Venezuela's anti-U.S. rhetoric

Gunmen Killed Outside U.S. Consulate in Istanbul

Authorities trying to establish identity and motive of attackers.

Mercenary Jailed in Failed Coup Plot

Bungled coup leader pays a high price for failure.

U.K.: Counterterrorism Bill Criticized by Human Rights Group

Human Rights Watch rebukes the United Kingdom's new counterterrorism legislation which, among many things, seeks to extend precharge detention to 42 days.

U.S. Predator Drones in Pakistan Free to Hunt Osama Bin Laden

Early in the war on terror, Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf gave the U.S. carte blanche to use Predator drones to hunt down and kill the al Qaeda leader.

Hostages Freed in Colombia

Colombian forces raid jungle camp to free hostages after five years' captivity.
 




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