NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.S. Destroyer Almost Fires on Iranian Vessel

The U.S. Navy almost fired on one of five Iranian vessels this weekend in the Strait of Hormuz after the Iranian vessels made hostile maneuvers toward three American ships.

Al Qaeda Threatens President Bush in Videotaped Address

Al Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Gadahn, urged jihadists to attack President Bush during his Middle East trip this week.

Surveillance Grows Worldwide in 2007

A new survey from two privacy organizations says state surveillance is increasing, even in the world's strongest democracies.

Dual-Use Technology Sales to Chinese Companies Criticized

A nonprofit nonproliferation group worries that dual-use technology sales to select China companies by U.S. manufacturers will lead to weapons proliferation.

U.S. Military Killed or Captured 51 Terrorist Leaders in Iraq

Some captured terrorists claim that the Islamic State of Iraq insurgent group is a front group for al Qaeda and that its leader is fictional.

Jihadi Jailbreak Fails in Belgium

Fourteen suspects have been arrested for plotting to break out of jail an al Qaeda member convicted of planning a terrorist attack against U.S. soldiers in Belgium.

Labour Rises up Against Precharge Detention Extension

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown faces his first insurrection from his Labour Party on the issue of extending precharge detention to 42 days.

U.S. Border Security Hurting Trade with Canada

U.S. border security initiatives hurt cross-border trade with Canada, the country's international trade minister says.

Israel to Vote on Detention Law Extension for Security Suspects

Israel moves to extend detention of security suspects with minimal oversight.

Algiers Bombing Kills 67

Al Qaeda's North African affiliate is believed to be the culprit.
 




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