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News from North America, Wednesday 29th May 2013

Reuters: “The Republican chairman of a congressional oversight committee ordered the State Department on Tuesday to provide documents related to ‘talking points’ prepared for television interviews about the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued a subpoena ordering 10 current and former […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

BBC News: “The American military has turned off its wi-fi service inside the prison at Guantanamo Bay following threats by the hacker collective Anonymous. Access to social networks, including Facebook and Twitter, from military computers has also been blocked because of the threat. Anonymous had threatened to ‘disrupt activities’ at the base, in solidarity with […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 21st May 2013

BBC News: “Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to an annual US Department of State report. The findings for 2012 spoke of an increase in anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe and Asia. It also said there was growing anti-Semitism, especially in Venezuela, Egypt and Iran. As he unveiled the […]

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News from North America, Monday 20th May 2013

Reuters: “President Barack Obama, under fire for security lapses at a U.S. mission in Libya, will in a speech on Thursday lay out his wide-ranging counter-terrorism policy, from the controversial use of drones to efforts to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Obama’s use of military drone aircraft to attack extremists has […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 22nd April 2013

EUROPE Translated from French – Le Monde: In Europe, terrorism returns to the agenda. ‘After the outcome of the attack Boston , European counterterrorism officials and political authorities will deliver the first plane various issues such as control of the Internet, the fight against radicalization of young slip apparently well integrated to radical theories or the constitution of any file […]

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News from North America, Friday 12th April 2013

Reuters: “A second white supremacist identified as a “person of interest” in the killing of Colorado’s prisons chief has been arrested on an unrelated felony warrant, police said on Thursday. Thomas James Guolee, 31, was taken into custody in Colorado Springs on a felony warrant unrelated to the slaying of Tom Clements, according to the […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 9th April 2013

New York Times: “in federal court here on Monday, it was clear just how drastically Mr. Harroun’s luck had turned. Prosecutors said Mr. Harroun, 30, who is accused of firing a rocket-propelled grenade while fighting alongside a designated terrorist group, might ultimately face charges carrying a minimum sentence of 30 years and a maximum of […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 02.11.12

Czech Republic: Prague Daily Monitor: Far-right leader Vandas pulls out from presidential race. ‘Tomas Vandas, leader of the Czech far-right Workers’ Party of Social Justice (DSSS), has given up his candidature for the presidential election, Vandas said yesterday. Vandas said the petition for his support had been signed by 39,126 Czechs. He said he was considering lodging a […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 12.10.12

Research: Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism: Europe’s experience in countering radicalisation: approaches and challenges. ‘Since the mid-2000s, several European countries have developed comprehensive counter-radicalisation programs as part of their counter-terrorism strategies, seeking to de-radicalise or disengage committed militants and, with even greater intensity, prevent the radicalisation of new ones. This article describes the genesis, […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 28.09.12

Czech Republic: Prague Daily Monitor: Far-right DSSS may enter regional assembly next month. The Czech far-right Workers’ Party of Social Justice could enter the Usti regional assembly  in the upcoming elections, according to a recent opinion poll. ‘Three weeks before the elections, the DSSS was supported by 4 percent of voters in the region, according […]

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