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Social Media, Terrorism Connect Too Well
SFGATE.com ^ | Published 1:16 p.m., Saturday, December 1, 2012 | Janine Zacharia

Posted on 12/05/2012 12:51:07 AM PST by Cindy

SNIPPET: "Social media is no longer simply a fun way to share updates on the harmless idiosyncrasies of our lives. It can undermine national security, and there ought to be a more robust discussion between the Bay Area technology world and Washington on what to do about it.

Cyber-terrorism, especially the potential for electronic tampering with U.S. industrial or military installations, is a paramount national security threat that Washington is working to forestall. We're all working to protect our accounts from hackers. But the cyber-threat getting far less public attention involves the social media networks we use every day and the potential they have to trigger an unexpected crisis."

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
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1 posted on 12/05/2012 12:51:20 AM PST by Cindy
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Note: This is my monthly thread related primarily related to terrorism (mostly jihad) and social media.


2 posted on 12/05/2012 12:52:49 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Scratch one of those relateds in post no. 2.


3 posted on 12/05/2012 12:53:36 AM PST by Cindy
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http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/11/25/online-indiscretion-leads-to-islamic-jihad-texting-threats-to-israeli-soldiers-during-operation-pillar-of-defense/

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5TH   |   21 KISLEV 5773

Online Indiscretion Leads to Islamic Jihad Texting Threats to Israeli Soldiers During Operation Pillar of Defense

NOVEMBER 25, 2012 3:35 PM
Author:Zach Pontz

SNIPPET: “During Operation Pillar of Defense threatening text messages were sent to the cell phones of IDF reservists and soldiers and the army now knows why: A soldier from their unit posted the sensitive information to the internet.

According to an article on Israel Channel 2’s website, during the operation Islamic Jihad published to its website that the terrorist organization was able to send thousands of SMS messages threatening Israeli civilians, reservists and military officials.”


4 posted on 12/05/2012 12:55:32 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Bump


5 posted on 12/05/2012 12:56:06 AM PST by Jet Jaguar
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http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/der-spiegel-online-jihad-cool-getting-cooler/2012/11/05/

“Der Spiegel: Online Jihad Cool, Getting Cooler
Jihad marketers are making militant Islam cool, according to a new article in Germany’s Der Spiegel newspaper.”

By: Jewish Press Staff
Published: November 5th, 2012
Latest update: November 6th, 2012


6 posted on 12/05/2012 12:56:47 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Jet Jaguar

Thank you for the bump Jet Jaguar.


7 posted on 12/05/2012 1:00:36 AM PST by Cindy
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www.yourjewishnews.com/Pages/24013.aspx

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forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?1038-Sharia4Belgium-in-Antwerp-quot-Gas-the-Jews-quot

“Sharia4Belgium in Antwerp? “Gas the Jews””

SNIPPET: “antwerp-hamas-gas-jews.jpg”


8 posted on 12/05/2012 1:06:13 AM PST by Cindy
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forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?1037-Video-Inspire-Magazine-(yes-the-video)

“Video: Inspire Magazine (yes, the video)”
(December 3, 2012)


9 posted on 12/05/2012 1:08:47 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/Crossword-Panic-of-1944/

On a similar note newspapers can also be a threat.

But while some members of MI5, Britain’s counter-espionage service, were whiling away their spare moments in May 1944 by doing the Telegraph Crossword, they noticed that vital code-names that had been adopted to hide the mightiest sea-borne assault of all time, appeared in the crossword.

They noticed that the answer to one clue, ‘One of the USA’, turned out to be Utah, and another answer to a clue was Omaha. These were the names, given by the Allies, to the beaches in Normandy where the American Forces were to land on D-Day.

Another answer that appeared in that month’s crossword was Mulberry. This was the name of the floating harbour that was to be towed across the Channel to accommodate the supply ships of the invasion force. Neptune another answer, referred to the code-name for the naval support for the operation.

Perhaps the most suspicious was a clue about a ‘Big-Wig’, to which the answer was Overlord. This was the code-name given for the entire operation!


10 posted on 12/05/2012 1:11:26 AM PST by ThomasThomas
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Previously...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2953997/posts

German Islamists Target Youth on the Internet
SPIEGEL.de - SPIEGEL Online ^ | November 1, 2012 | by Christoph Sydow
Posted on November 2, 2012 2:38:29 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2938762/posts

“Anti-Jihad Ads Considered Constitutional”
COLLEGIAN.csufresno.edu - Top Opinion Story ^ | September 24, 2012 | Liana Whitehead
Posted on October 1, 2012 2:02:13 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2925296/posts

September 2001 - September 2012
TRUTHUSA.com ^ | September 1, 2012 | n/a
Posted on September 1, 2012 1:56:13 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: “Looking away, not caring, or hoping for the best are not viable options in fighting terrorism (in general) and the global jihad (specifically). Terrorism must be fought head on 24/7 and preventing terrorism is far better than just reacting to one terror-related event after another.” -Cindy (July 1, 2011)

SNIPPET: “”You must understand that the internet is the primary communication tool/propaganda tool/recruiting tool/fund raising tool for the global jihad. Once you understand that; then you should not be surprised at all that the jihad is in the same country you reside in.” -Cindy (July 10, 2007)

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2909980/posts

Jihadis Online: A Few Thoughts
Society For Internet Research ^ | JULY 5, 2011 | S.O.F.I.R.
Posted on July 24, 2012 3:24:56 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: “I. When considering the matter of jihadis online, remember that most of what we think we know is based on analyses of the comments made by an handful of vocal activists. The vast majority of jihadis online, be they on forums or social networking sites[i], say nothing. Skillful translations and insightful analyses by definition tell us little about this potentially lethal yet silent majority.”

(Excerpt) Read more at sofir.org ...

1 posted on July 24, 2012 3:25:07 AM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2896814/posts

“Google Removes 640 Videos from YouTube Promoting Terrorism”
TELEGRAPH.co.uk ^ | 7:11AM BST 18 Jun 2012 | n/a
Posted on June 18, 2012 11:32:24 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2155682/Al-Qaeda-posts-online-recruitment-adverts-offering-training-suicide-bombers-target-US-Israel-France.html

“Al-Qaeda posts online recruitment adverts offering training for suicide bombers to target the US, Israel and France”

SNIPPET:

“-Advertisements ask for volunteers to get in touch via e-mail with details about their own experience
-Posted on a variety of jihadist forums”

By JILL REILLY
PUBLISHED: 21:07 EST, 6 June 2012 | UPDATED: 21:08 EST, 6 June 2012

SNIPPET: “Adverts have appeared on several jihadist web forums, offering to recruit and train potential suicide bombers.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is offering training for suicide bombers to target the US, Israel and France.

The advertisements ask for volunteers to get in touch via e-mail with details about their own experience and proposed targets, and were posted on a variety of jihadist forums, including Al-Fidaa, Shmoukh al-Islam and Honein.”

2 posted on June 18, 2012 11:35:12 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2867228/posts

Al-Qaida’s online forums go dark
UPI ^ | Published: April 2, 2012 at 2:37 PM | n/a
Posted on April 2, 2012 4:31:33 PM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: “WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) — A blackout of al-Qaida’s main Web sites is in its 11th day, and officials think the forums may have been brought down in a cyberattack.

While no one has claimed credit for disabling the sites...”

SNIPPET: “The loss of information typically confuses and frustrates the readers of the Web sites.

“It leaves the rank-and-file to guess which messages and which messengers are genuine al-Qaida, and provides undercover operators with new opportunities to disrupt the movement,” said A. Aaron Weisburd, senior fellow at the Homeland Security Policy Institute.”

(Excerpt) Read more at upi.com ...

1 posted on April 2, 2012 4:31:42 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2854491/posts

“Senate Hs Committee Report Finds Online Jihadist ‘Activity’ Leads To Violent Islamist Extremism”

HSTODAY.US - HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY ^ | 02/28/2012 ( 9:12am) | by Anthony Kimery

Posted on March 4, 2012 6:40:42 PM PST by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2847197/posts

“Internet is a powerful catalyst for jihad: Dutch security service”
DUTCH NEWS.nl ^ | February 14, 2012 | n/a
Posted on February 16, 2012 12:31:58 AM PST by Cindy

SNIPPET: “The internet has become a powerful catalyst for international violent jihad, according to a new report from the Dutch security service AIVD.”

(Excerpt) Read more at dutchnews.nl ...

1 posted on February 16, 2012 12:32:05 AM PST by Cindy

To: All
ADDING links to post no. 1:

https://www.aivd.nl/english/publications-press/@2874/online-jihadism/

https://www.aivd.nl/english/publications-press/@2873/jihadism-web/

2 posted on February 16, 2012 12:33:04 AM PST by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2836769/posts

“Jihadism in 2012: A Persistent, Low-Level Threat”
STRATFOR.com - Analysis ^ | January 16, 2012, 1334 GMT | n/a
Posted on January 23, 2012 2:13:04 PM PST by Cindy

SNIPPET: “While these various elements of the jihadist network are distinct, the Internet brings them together, especially at the grassroots level. Videos, websites and online magazines indoctrinate aspiring militants in the jihadist ideology and provide a forum for like-minded individuals and groups.”
1 posted on January 23, 2012 2:13:11 PM PST by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2827502/posts

The Jihad Will Be YouTubed
FOREIGN POLICY - The AFPAK Channel ^ | December 15, 2011 | by Raffaello Pantucci
Posted on January 1, 2012 3:26:29 PM PST by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2816481/posts

Subcommittee Hearing: Jihadist Use of Social Media...
Homeland.House.gov - COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY - Chairman Peter T. King ^ | December 2011 | n/a
Posted on December 5, 2011 5:27:07 PM PST by Cindy

Quote:

homeland.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-jihadist-use-social-media-how-prevent-terrorism-and-preserve-innovation

Subcommittee Hearing: Jihadist Use of Social Media - How to Prevent Terrorism and Preserve Innovation

Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence | 311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Dec 6, 2011 2:00pm

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011 the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence will hold a hearing entitled “Jihadist Use of Social Media - How to Prevent Terrorism and Preserve Innovation.” The Committee will meet at 2:00 p.m. in 311 Cannon House Office Building.

Witnesses Mr. Evan F. Kohlmann Flashpoint Global Partners

Mr. William McCants Analyst Analyst for the Center for Naval Analyses

Mr. Andrew Aaron Weisburd Director Society for Internet Research

Mr. Brian Michael Jenkins Senior Advisor to the RAND President RAND Corporation

1 posted on December 5, 2011 5:27:22 PM PST by Cindy
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“Social Networks & The Online Jihad”
World Threats.com ^ | October 26, 2011 | Posted by Candice Lanier
Posted on October 31, 2011 1:38:14 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: “In July, the British government warned that Al Qaeda’s exploitation of social networking websites is on the rise.”

SNIPPET: “The massive and multifarious network of websites and social media has presented a challenge to authorities in trying to combat it. Additionally, civil liberty concerns have conflicted with government efforts to spy on communications.

Reducing terrorist activity on social media sites has been particularly difficult because users have adopted new forms of communication to conform with the new formats. Many Arabic speakers on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and other sites use Arabizi, a form of colloquial Arabic written in the Latin alphabet and numbers. This allows the use of a standard English-language keyboard for typing messages. There exists, however, no standard version of Arabizi. It varies from country to country, even among groups within countries and is affected by differences in dialect.”

(Excerpt) Read more at worldthreats.com ...

1 posted on October 31, 2011 1:38:15 AM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2757099/posts

Whither the jihadi forums?
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | August 1, 2011 | n/a
Posted on August 1, 2011 1:10:28 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2729977/posts

Top Arabic Jihadi forums, 05 June 2011
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | June 4, 2011 | n/a
Posted on June 4, 2011 4:30:34 PM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: “Note: PWP stands for PassWord-Protected, meaning that a login is required to view - let alone participate in - discussions. Since some in the audience don’t understand the significance of this, allow me to spell it out: if only members can read the forum, then anyone observed reading the forum is a member. They have zero deniability (they couldn’t have accidentally “wandered into” the site), and they had to make the effort to join (an expression of intent).

While the goal here is to present a range of sites, the fact is that the jihadis themselves have largely coalesced at Shmukh and Ansar Arabic.”

(Excerpt) Read more at internet-haganah.com ...

1 posted on June 4, 2011 4:30:37 PM PDT by Cindy
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Previously...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2699199/posts

“Top jihadi forum list updated”
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | April 3, 2011 | n/a
Posted on April 3, 2011 6:02:27 PM PDT by Cindy

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“Top Jihadi Forums of 03 April, 2011”
http://internet-haganah.com/harchives/007253.html
Posted April 3, 2011

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“Top jihadi forum list updated”
SNIPPET: “More precisely, the list has once again shrunk to less than 10.”
http://internet-haganah.com/harchives/007260.html
Posted April 3, 2011

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2673641/posts

Top Ten Jihadi Forums, as of 14 February, 2011
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | February 14, 2011 | n/a
Posted on February 14, 2011 2:16:36 PM PST by Cindy

“TOP TEN JIHADI FORUMS, AS OF 14 FEBRUARY, 2011”

SNIPPET: “Assembled with the help of my dear brothers in Fateh al-Islam (and their minders in the Syrian intelligence service). The [PWP] notation indicates the site is password protected. There’s nothing worse than the mournful wailing of analysts, graduate students, and reporters who find themselves locked out of their favorite forum. Join early, join often, save important discussions as you find them, try not to say anything too embarrassing, and if you’re a civilian, make some effort to let your friendly neighborhood secret police know that you’re a good guy, not a bad guy, so they don’t have to waste time and money investigating you. Forums are not just websites, they are battlefields, and spectators are not particularly welcome by any of the combatants.”

(Excerpt) Read more at internet-haganah.com ...

1 posted on February 14, 2011 2:16:39 PM PST by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2609490/posts

Top “Ten” List Updated
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | October 17, 2010 | n/a
Posted on October 18, 2010 12:40:40 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET - Quote: 17 October 2010

TOP “TEN” LIST UPDATED There are only 7 sites listed, of which one, at-Tahadi has been “closed for repairs” for a couple of weeks.

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http://internet-haganah.com/harchives/007017.html

17 October 2010
“TOP “TEN” JIHADI FORUMS 17 OCTOBER 2010”

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2583479/posts

Top Ten Jihadi Forums, 04 September 2010
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | September 4, 2010 | n/a
Posted on September 5, 2010 12:07:49 AM PDT by Cindy

1 posted on September 5, 2010 12:07:52 AM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2554907/posts

Top Ten Jihadi Forums, 19 July 2010
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | July 19, 2010 | n/a
Posted on July 18, 2010 2:59:25 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2547901/posts

“Top Ten List 2010-07-06”
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | July 6, 2010 | n/a
Posted on July 6, 2010 3:06:55 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.sofir.org/sarchives/006316.php

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http://internet-haganah.com/harchives/006893.html

05 July 2010
“TOP TEN LOCATIONS OF AL-FALOJA FORUM READERS”

SNIPPET: “Given that the adminstrators of the al-Faloja forum are already convinced that they have been somehow infiltrated or compromised, there seems little harm done in providing a glimpse of the current geographic distribution of the non-proxy using readers of the site.”

2 posted on July 6, 2010 3:08:54 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2491072/posts

“Top Ten Jihadi Forums 11 April 2010”
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | 11 April 2010 | n/a
Posted on April 11, 2010 2:51:21 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2307448/posts

“’TOP TEN’ LIST OF JIHADI FORUMS FOR 03 AUGUST 2009”
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | August 3, 2009 | n/a
Posted on August 3, 2009 3:24:12 PM PDT by Cindy

2 posted on October 18, 2010 12:44:10 AM PDT by Cindy
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http://internet-haganah.com/harchives/007021.html

17 October 2010
“WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A “REAL TERRORIST” AND AN “ASPIRING TERRORIST”?”

SNIPPET: “A: Access to explosives.

The good news is that explosives can be hard to come by, but that doesn’t keep the brothers from dreaming of the day when they can lay hands on some.”

3 posted on October 18, 2010 12:56:13 AM PDT by Cindy


11 posted on 12/05/2012 1:18:25 AM PST by Cindy
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To: ThomasThomas

how did that happen? wow.

How long did they question the poor guy?


12 posted on 12/05/2012 1:19:06 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/terror-accused-had-bombmaking-formula-court-hears-20121206-2ax8s.html

“Terror accused had bomb-making formula, court hears”

December 6, 2012 - 1:41PM
by Mark Russell

SNIPPET: “A freshly shaven Adnan Karabegovic, 24, of Officer, has appeared via videolink from the Metropolitan Remand Centre in the Melbourne Magistrates Court charged with four counts of collecting the al-Qaeda magazine, Inspire, in connection with the preparation of a terrorist act. Each offence carries a maximum 15-year jail term.”


13 posted on 12/06/2012 3:29:41 AM PST by Cindy
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http://www.bristolwired.co.uk/news.php/1468311-Al-Qaeda-material-bride-Ruksana-Begum-jailed

“Al-Qaeda material bride Ruksana Begum jailed”

Published: 6th Dec 2012 14:35:43

SNIPPET: “A new bride who had al-Qaeda terrorist material on her mobile phone has been jailed for a year.”

SNIPPET: “The court heard that her brothers, Gurukanth Desai, 30, and Abdul Miah, 25, who Begum lived next door to in Cardiff, pleaded guilty to a plot to blow up the Stock Exchange and were sentenced to 12 and 16 years imprisonment respectively in February.”

SNIPPET: “Last month she admitted having two editions of al Qaida’s Inspire magazine on a micro SD memory card in her mobile.”


14 posted on 12/07/2012 2:56:55 AM PST by Cindy
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www.almanar.com.lb/english/main.php

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http://freebeacon.com/hosting-hate/

“Hosting Hate
U.S., U.K. companies host Hezbollah-funded propaganda site”

BY: Adam Kredo
December 10, 2012 5:20 pm

SNIPPET: “The U.S. has cited Hezbollah and Al Manar as terrorist organizations, a designation that makes it illegal for anyone in America to “knowingly provide ‘material support or resources’” to the groups, according to the State Department.

The U.S., Canada, France, and several other countries have also banned Al Manar, rendering its current dealings with both U.S. and British companies even more problematic to observers.

Al Manar has been known to employ members of Hezbollah, which is committed to Israel’s destruction, and routinely broadcasts anti-American and anti-Semitic propaganda.”

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Previously...

http://www.memri.org/report/en/0/0/0/0/0/0/6797.ht

November 8, 2012
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report No.895

“Al-Manar TV, Banned By The U.S. And U.K., Now Hosted On U.K. And Netherlands Servers”

By: Steven Stalinsky*

SNIPPET: “The public relations efforts of Hizbullah are aggressive and sophisticated; Hizbullah is very active on social media with current accounts on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook (over eight accounts have been created and taken down over the past year), and attempts at apps on Apple, Google, and Android. While it maintains a radio station, Al-Nour, its most important PR front is its Al-Manar TV station and the Al-Manar TV website, which is the main outlet conveying Hizbullah’s activity to the world.”


15 posted on 12/10/2012 6:12:23 PM PST by Cindy
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To: All; Jet Jaguar

A bit off topic, but interesting.

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A Look at Iran
http://www.truthusa.com/IRAN.html

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20445632

“North Korea: On the net in world’s most secretive nation”
By Dave Lee
Technology reporter, BBC News

SNIPPET: “Kwangmyong

This is North Korea’s intranet, a closed system that those lucky enough to have access to can browse. Among the content are news websites, messageboards and other chat functions. Only the “elites” - members of high social standing - are permitted to use it, as well as some scientists and academics.

Koryolink

Koryolink is the official North Korean mobile network. Administered by Egyptian firm Orascom, it boasts over one million subscribers. However, it is not possible to make international calls on the service, nor can users access mobile internet.

Naenara

Meaning My Country, Naenara is the name given to the main information portal on the North Korean intranet, as well as the specially designed version of the Mozilla Firefox browser.

Red Star OS

The Red Star operating system, used by computers in North Korea, is built on Linux, the popular open source software used by many in the wider world. Its introduction music is believed to be based on a classic Korean folk song, Arirang.”

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http://www.nti.org/gsn/article/iran-establishes-long-term-presence-north-korea/

GLOBAL SECURITY NEWSWIRE

“Iran Sets Permanent Presence in North Korea”
Dec. 3, 2012

SNIPPET: “Iran has sent a team of defense specialists for a long-term stay in North Korea, a move that is seen as evidence of the two nations’ growing ties in the nuclear and missile development spheres, Kyodo News reported on Saturday.”

SNIPPET: “An anonymous Western envoy told the Japanese news agency that Iran has installed four specialists from its Defense Ministry and private industry at a North Korean armed forces site not far from China. The officials answer to Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi and are not permitted to communicate with Tehran’s diplomatic envoys in North Korea, according to the Western source.”


16 posted on 12/11/2012 2:16:24 AM PST by Cindy
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ADDING to post no. 16:

http://www.nti.org/gsn/article/north-korea-rocket-launch-delay-hints-professionalization-missile-program-expert-says

“North Korea’s Revised Rocket Launch Plan Hints at Greater Professionalization, Expert Says”

Dec. 10, 2012
By Rachel Oswald
Global Security Newswire

SNIPPET: “WASHINGTON — North Korea’s announcement Monday of a longer window for sending a long-range rocket into space due to technology difficulties could mean that Pyongyang has moved to professionalize its missile and space development program, a ballistic missile expert told Global Security Newswire.”


17 posted on 12/11/2012 2:24:12 AM PST by Cindy
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Forum.INTERNET-HAGANAH.com:

“Hamas at Bir Zeit University”
(December 5, 2012)

http://forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?1039-Hamas-at-Bir-Zeit-University

SNIPPET: “www.facebook.com/kotla.bzu”


18 posted on 12/11/2012 11:56:43 PM PST by Cindy
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twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/279262415240175616

@th3j35t3r

“Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters” promise more attacks against US financial orgs this week in paste: pastebin.com/E4f7fmB5

8:32 AM - 13 Dec 12 from Hamburg, Hamburg ·


19 posted on 12/13/2012 4:59:54 PM PST by Cindy
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http://www.truthusa.com/IRAN.html

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http://www.investigativeproject.org/3859/press-tv-obscene-anti-semitism

“Press TV’s Obscene Anti-Semitism”

IPT News
December 19, 2012

SNIPPET: “The Newtown massacre united the country in grief. Press TV allowed Harris to use the tragedy to sow hatred and nonsense. If not for the horrible nature of the subject, it might have been taken as performance art, mocking the crazed and illogical nature of bigotry. Instead, it’s a clear definition of what Press TV seeks to accomplish. American Islamists, and those who work with them, should consider this the next time Press TV calls.”


20 posted on 12/20/2012 2:57:28 AM PST by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2425449/posts

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ABU DUJANA AL-KHORASANI: FROM FORUM TO MARTYRDOM
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | 10 January 2010 | Aaron Weisburd
Posted on January 10, 2010 4:59:28 PM PST by Cindy

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http://forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?1045-Dig-the-hole-in-advance

“Dig the hole in advance”
(December 20, 2012)

SNIPPET: “Last night on Twitter the point was made that at least the State Department held people accountable for the sacking of the consulate in Benghazi, unlike the CIA after the suicide bombing at Khowst. I suggested that there was a lot of blame to go around in the latter instance, and since the individuals most responsible for Khowst were among the victims of the bombing, I was disinclined to blame the dead for trying too hard.”

SNIPPET: “We could argue over when the disaster at Khowst really began, but certainly one point of departure was the arrest of al Khorasani in Jordan. It was supposed to be a secret. However, he had a neighbor who was also a jihadi, and who saw him being taken away. The neighbor dutifully logged into the al Hesbah forum and posted a message that the respected brother Abu Dujanah al Khorasani had been captured. Goodness only knows what happened to the neighbor, because al Hesbah was a forum that had been created by the Agency in cooperation with the Saudis, and the thread about al Khorasani’s capture was deleted almost immediately.

Having witnessed the posting of the news and its deletion, I knew two things:

1) Al Khorasani had been captured, and
2) Al Hesbah was compromised”


21 posted on 12/21/2012 1:06:56 AM PST by Cindy
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http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/287260/news/nation/suspected-terrorist-slain-in-davao-was-ji-facebook-recruit-malaysia-news-site-says

“Suspected terrorist slain in Davao was JI Facebook recruit, Malaysia news site says”

December 21, 2012 7:14am

SNIPPET: “The suspected terrorist who was killed in Davao City last weekend was a “Facebook recruit” of the Jemaah Islamiyah terror network, a Malaysian news site reported.

“Kedah-born Mohd Noor Fikrie, 26, was in touch with Marwan and the Abu Sayyaf via social media and used a Sabahan contact to travel between Sandakan and Zamboanga City in southern Philippines,” the report said.

It cited intelligence sources who said Fikrie was with top JI leader and fellow Malaysian Zulkifli Abdul Hir a.k.a. Marwan and Abu Sayyaf terrorists during encounters with Philippine military and police in the past few months.”


22 posted on 12/21/2012 2:15:03 AM PST by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/peru/index?tab=articles

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forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?1050-The-beginning-of-the-IRI-s-move-into-Peru

“The beginning of the IRI’s move into Peru
First hand account ascribed to Sohail Assad”
(December 23, 2012)


23 posted on 12/24/2012 10:00:25 PM PST by Cindy
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www.memri.org/report/en/0/0/0/0/0/0/6886.htm

December 20, 2012
Special Dispatch No.5101

“Amazon.com Sells Sermons, Inspirational Islamic Teachings Of Dead Al-Qaeda Leader –Yemeni-American Sheikh Anwar Al-Awlaki; Available For Kindle Too”

Introduction

Radical U.S.-born Yemeni-American cleric and leading Al-Qaeda figure Anwar Al-Awlaki, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen in September 2011, was an important mentor for jihadis, inspiring lone wolf attacks such as the November 2009 Fort Hood shooting, the attempted Christmas Day 2010 airplane bombing over Detroit, and the 2010 attempted Times Square bombing.[1]

Most of Al-Awlaki’s sermons and teachings can be found free of charge on jihadi forums, and there are countless videos of him on YouTube; however, some of his seminal works are also offered for sale by Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer.”


24 posted on 12/24/2012 10:05:37 PM PST by Cindy
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A Look at Iran
http://www.truthusa.com/IRAN.html

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http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/peru/index?tab=articles

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http://forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?1051-The-IRGC-s-push-into-Peru

“The IRGC’s push into Peru”
(December 26, 2012)

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http://forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?1050-The-beginning-of-the-IRI-s-move-into-Peru

“The beginning of the IRI’s move into Peru
First hand account ascribed to Sohail Assad”
(December 23, 2012)


25 posted on 12/26/2012 5:34:52 PM PST by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/jundalsham/index?tab=articles

http://www.longwarjournal.org/tags/Syria/common/

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http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2012/12/new_jihadist_group_emerges_in_1.php

“New jihadist group emerges in Syria”
By BILL ROGGIO
December 27, 2012 12:34 PM

JSNIPPET: “Jund al Sham (Soldiers of the Levant), a new Salafi jihadist group in Syria, announced its formation in the Syrian city of Homs on Dec. 23, in a statement published on the group’s Facebook page, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. Jund al Sham’s media arm, Sada al Sham, also released two subsequent statements announcing the goals of the group, SITE reported.

The group’s emir is identified as Abu Suleiman al Muhajir; his nom de guerre — Muhajir, or ‘immigrant’ — indicates he may be a foreigner. His real identity is unknown.”

SNIPPET: “However, in one of the two other statements released by Jund al Sham’s media arm, another official, Abu Abdul Rahim al Muhajir, suggests that the group is supportive of jihad in other theaters outside of Syria.”

SNIPPET: “The name ‘Jund al Sham’ is not new to the Levant, which includes Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories.”


26 posted on 12/28/2012 2:06:24 AM PST by Cindy
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http://www.truthusa.com/IRAN.html

http://forum.internet-haganah.com/forumdisplay.php?29-Iran-Islamic-Revolution

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http://forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?1027-Egosurfing-again-Behrooz

“Egosurfing again Behrooz?”
(November 6, 2012; Updated December 28, 2012)

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http://forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?876

“Behrouz Kamalian, IRGC cyber operative and EU-designated human rights abuser”
(July 10, 2012)


27 posted on 12/30/2012 12:24:24 AM PST by Cindy
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http://freebeacon.com/the-ansar-al-sharia-threat/

“The Ansar al-Sharia Threat
Libyan militia behind Benghazi terror attack still operating unimpeded”

BY: Bill Gertz
December 31, 2012 5:00 am

SNIPPET: “Ansar al-Sharia, the Islamist militia linked to the deadly terror attack against the United States diplomatic compound in Benghazi, continues to operate Facebook pages and conduct fundraising and proselytize in Libya, according to U.S. officials.

Intelligence reports provided to the U.S. Africa Command earlier this month revealed that Ansar al-Sharia operates several Facebook pages, including one outlet called the Campaigns of Ansar al-Sharia for Dawa and Charity. The website was operating as late as Dec. 15 before being shut down under pressure from the U.S. government.”


28 posted on 01/01/2013 1:18:36 AM PST by Cindy
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Previously...


FOX NEWS.com: "SENATE COMMITTEE REPORT ON BENGHAZI TERRORIST ATTACK FAULTS STATE DEPARTMENT" (December 31, 2012) (Read More...)

FOX NEWS.com - Senate Report on Benghazi Attack: "FLASHING RED: A SPECIAL REPORT ON THE TERRORIST ATTACK AT BENGHAZI" by Joseph I. Lieberman, Chairman; Susan M. Collins, Ranking Member" (Posted December 30, 2012) (Read More...)
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THE WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: "NEW REPORT DETAILS BENGHAZI SECURITY FAILURES Report: Al Qaeda threat was growing at time of Benghazi attack" by Bill Gertz (December 19, 2012) (Read More...)

29 posted on 01/01/2013 1:25:23 AM PST by Cindy
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