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More Resources for "Hezbollah's Latin American Home"

- Here is the Treasury Department’s announcement of its designation of nine individuals and two entities it says provided financial and logistical support to Hezbollah in the Tri-Border Area of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.Matthew Levitt of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy published this paper  highlighting the financial ties between organizations in the Tri-Border Area and Islamist groups in the Middle East.The State Department’s Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism publishes annual reports on terrorism. Here is the April 2007 Western Hemisphere Overview.

Of Climate and Conflict

- Social scientists postulate that climate change could cause widespread global conflict over scarce resources. Two maverick researchers disagree. 

Harboring Hezbollah

- The radical Shiite terrorist organization isn’t just a problem in the Middle East, it’s a Latin American problem too, the commander of U.S. Southern Command tells Congress.

UK: Brown Government Unveils New Terrorism Law

- Brown seeks to increase the precharge detention of suspected terrorists from 28 days to 42 days.

U.N. to Investigate Security at its Global Compounds

- The U.N. will review its security protocols after the suicide bombings that rocked the U.N.'s headquarters in Algeria's capital.

Hackers Cause Blackouts in Foreign Cities

- The attack was revealed by a CIA senior analyst at a security conference on Friday.

EU: IP Addresses Should Be Considered Personal Data

- The opinion given by a group of E.U. data privacy regulators would have major implications for the way Internet search providers record data.

Military Laptop May Have Been Stolen by Terrorists

- British officials fear the information on the laptop may put Muslims interested in the armed forces at risk of terrorist attack.

UK: Private Security Guards to be Used to Surveil on Illegals

- According to a leaked government document, the British government will hire private security firms to spy on suspected illegal aliens.

Al Qaeda Plot to Kill Queen of England Foiled

- During a state visit to Uganda two months ago, an al Qaeda plot to assassinate the Queen of England was foiled by the state's security service.

Mines Should Increase Security, Filipino Government Advises

- Government officials from the Philippines have advised mine owners to increase security after communist guerrillas attacked a major copper project on New Year's Day.

UK: Man Jailed for Terrorist Planning

- Sohail Qureshi is the first person jailed for the crime of acts preparatory to terrorism under the Terrorism Act of 2006.

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.
 




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