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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, Monday 6th May 2013

New York Times: “Aware that intensified American counterterrorism efforts have made an ambitious Sept. 11-style plot a long shot, Al Qaeda propagandists for several years have called on their devotees in the United States to carry out smaller-scale solo attacks and provided the online education to teach them how. ‘I strongly recommend all of the […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 16th April 2013

Reuters: “Investigators on Tuesday searched for the person or group responsible for planting two bombs at the Boston Marathon finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 100 in the worst bomb attack on U.S. soil since September 11, 2001. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation led a battery of federal, state and […]

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News from North America, Monday 8th April 2013

New York Times: A “back-room bargain, described in detail for the first time in interviews with more than a dozen officials in Pakistan and the United States, is critical to understanding the origins of a covert drone war that began under the Bush administration, was embraced and expanded by President Obama, and is now the subject […]

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News from North America. Monday 25th March 2013

Reuters: “The United States agreed on Saturday to transfer to Afghan control a prison that houses insurgents and other dangerous inmates adjacent to Bagram airfield, the Pentagon said. The agreement, reached after a week of intensified negotiations between U.S. and Afghan officials, calls for the formal transfer to take place on Monday and includes assurances […]

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News from North America, Friday 22nd March 2013

BBC News: “Nearly two in three hate crimes in the US are not reported to police as victims doubt police can or will help, justice department statistics showed. From 2003-06, 46% of hate crimes were reported, but police were notified only 35% of the time from 2007-11.” Daily Mail: “Police in Texas have shot a […]

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News from North America, Monday 18th March 2013

The Guardian: “The National Rifle Association is stepping up its opposition to a UN treaty aimed at halting the illicit trade of guns into conflict zones, after months of silence on the issue believed to be due to its focus on domestic gun control. Human rights campaigners said that the resurgence of the NRA’s campaign […]

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News from North America, Monday 11th March 2013

Huffington Post: “Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the charismatic al-Qaida spokesman, fundraiser and son-in-law to Osama bin Laden, is likely to have a vast trove of knowledge about the terror network’s central command but not much useful information about current threats or plots, intelligence officials and other experts say.” New York Times: “President Hamid Karzai leveled particularly harsh accusations […]

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News from North America, Thursday 21st February 2013

Chicago Sun-Times: “A neo-Nazi who incited violence against a juror in a Chicago trial was sentenced to 3 1/2 years behind bars Wednesday by a federal judge who said the white supremacist ‘hasn’t developed respect for the law,’ despite repeated run-ins with authorities. William White, 35, of Roanoke, Va., used his extremist website overthrow.com to […]

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News from North America, Thursday 17th January 2013

Washington Post: “What went wrong with the counterterrorism efforts the State and Defense departments ran in Mali for 10 years? French troops are moving against Islamist fighters who’ve traveled south from northern Mali. The White House or Congress, or both, should examine why the U.S. programs targeting the groups failed.” Los Angeles Times: “Now that […]

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