Protests in Pakistan against anti-Islam film

Pakistan Distances Itself from Bounty on Anti-Islam Filmmaker

The Pakistani government sought to distance itself on Monday from the government minister who offered a $100,000 cash reward to anyone who kills the maker of the anti-Islam film that has been widely accused of sparking the protests throughout the Muslim world, saying the offer doesn’t represent official government policy. While many in the predominantly […]

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Taking on the Taliban Online

Somebody hacked a Taliban website. Big surprise. Actually, no surprise. No surprise that the Taliban and other terrorists groups are online. When the issues of terrorism and the Internet are joined in one conversation, most people talk about the threat of cyberterrorism. But the reality is that terrorists mostly use the Web just like the […]

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Tony West

Al-Qaeda Bar Advancing Inside DOJ

By J. Christian Adams President Obama has promoted Tony West to the number three job at the Department of Justice – associate attorney general. The former Civil Division head will oversee a wide array of issues, including enforcement of federal election laws in the 2012 presidential election, but also GITMO detainee policy. Before coming to […]

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The Bitter Fruit of Libya’s “Arab Spring”

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Libyan Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keib yesterday and expressed optimism about Libya’s future. But Libya faces major problems in making the difficult transition to a stable democracy. Libya’s “Arab Spring,” which appeared to have a bright future after the fall of Muammar Qadhafi’s dictatorship last year, has lost considerable […]

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NATO Report Indicates Taliban Plotting Power Grab

In a secret NATO report recently leaked to the British media, Taliban insurgents told their interrogators that they are increasingly confident that the Taliban will retake power once NATO forces depart Afghanistan, and that Pakistan is positioning itself for such an outcome. NATO officials have sought to downplay the report’s contents, emphasizing that it represents […]

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NATO troops preparing for Taliban

Pakistan to Re-Open Border for NATO

Pakistan announced Thursday that it plans to reopen supply routes to NATO forces in Afghanistan, but will impose tariffs. Islamabad closed its borders to NATO after a cross-border air raid killed 24 Pakistani soldiers on November 26. US officials described the incident as “regrettable” and having resulted from “the fog of war.” The NATO attack […]

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