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  • Ukraine: Ato: Daily Summary 24.07.14

    07/24/2014 3:42:15 PM PDT · by · 2 replies
    BurkoNews ^ | 24/07/14 | burko
    Overview of main theater of combat in the East of Ukraine: in the morning continued the battle for Gorlovka. The militants left the village. Today the Group of terrorists has increased because additional convoy proceeded to Gorlovka engineering terrorists from Debalcevo. No accumulation of groups of fighters in the petrovske, where they pull together the forces of Snow and the Red beam. It means two possible options: either the strike preparation aside, either side of the Lisichansk city Gorlovka. Lisichansk pockets of resistance still remain terrorists and this cannot be ignored, even by the official MEDIA and information on the...
  • Ukraine: Anti-Terrorist Operation [Ato] Anti-Terrorist Operation-Daily Summary For July 23, 2014

    07/24/2014 5:50:09 AM PDT · by · 1 replies
    BurkoNews ^ | 24/7/2014 26 minutes ago | Roman Burko
    (Translated by Roman Vlasov) ATO forces continued the active phase of offensive operation. In the night of July 23 the settlements of Kozhevnya and Krasnaya Zorya were liberated from illegal armed groups. Therefore the goal of taking under control the Check Point Marinovka has been fulfilled. Closer to lunch time the Ukrainian Armed forces also took under control Marinovka and Djakovo. So the first corridor which was formed by terrorists at the end of May (Kuybyshevo-Dmitrovka-Snezhnoye) is now completely controlled by Ukrainian armed forces. According to the so far unconfirmed information, the National Guard troops captured settlement Blagodarnoye, therefore blocking...
  • US Army opens new Asymmetric Warfare Training Center ($96 Million fake city) [Video]

    02/14/2014 6:19:55 PM PST · by logi_cal869 · 16 replies
    Video at link. "Must-watch" (no transcript...only a minute & a half).
  • 'My Country Needs Me'

    11/01/2006 5:28:05 PM PST · by RDTF · 8 replies · 602+ views
    WSJ Opinion Journal ^ | November 1, 2006 | HEATHER ROBINSON
    With the midterm elections fast approaching, the panic over Iraq seems more intense than ever. That country, the thinking goes, is a hopeless mess, and there could be a precipitous American withdrawal, especially if the Democrats win. But doing so would leave the silent majority of Iraqis hostage to the most vicious extremists, abandoning those Iraqi leaders who have championed liberal democratic values. One of them is Mithal al-Alusi, a 53-year-old Sunni Arab who won a seat in parliament last December after having served as director general of the National Commission on de-Baathification. Mr. al-Alusi ran on a platform of...
  • Civilian 'hacktivists' fighting terrorists online

    09/18/2012 1:43:44 AM PDT · by THE UNDISPUTED TRUTH · 27 replies, ^ | Brian Bennett
    Working from a beige house at the end of a dirt road, Jeff Bardin switches on a laptop, boots up a program that obscures his location, and pecks in a passkey to an Internet forum run by an Iraqi branch of al-Qaida. Soon the screen displays battle flags and AK-47 rifles, plus palm-lined beaches to conjure up a martyr's paradise. "I do believe we are in," says Bardin, a stout, 54-year-old computer security consultant. Barefoot in his bedroom, Bardin pretends to be a 20-something Canadian who wants to train in a militant camp in Pakistan. With a few keystrokes, he...
  • FBI Tracking 100 Suspected Islamic Extremists in US Military - Dozen Cases Considered 'Serious'

    06/26/2012 7:59:06 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    Newser ^ | June 26, 2012 | Mary Papenfuss
    FBI Tracking 100 Suspected Islamic Extremists in US Military Dozen Cases Considered 'Serious' (Newser) – The FBI has tracked some 100 people within the US military suspected of being Islamic extremists, with a dozen of the cases considered "serious," reports NPR. These involve individuals who appear to have demonstrated a "strong intent" to attack military targets. The "insider threats" include both active and reserve military members, but also people who have access to military facilities such as contractors or relatives with special ID cards. The information was revealed in a closed-door House-Senate committee hearing late last year, according to three...
  • New York 9/11/11 - Ten years after the terror attacks, the city is safer, thanks to the NYPD...

    09/12/2011 7:35:00 PM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies
    City Journal ^ | Summer 2011 | Judith Miller
    Ten years after the terror attacks, the city is safer, thanks to the NYPD—but the threat remains.On a clear summer day, Lieutenant Isa Abbassi and Officer Jamal Kilkenny are taking in the sights, NYPD-style. Their Agusta A119 helicopter, bearing the NYPD’s distinctive blue and white markings, soars 700 feet above the East River, its single engine purring at top speed. Heading north at 70 miles per hour, the chopper whirls by the Brooklyn and Williamsburg Bridges as Kilkenny points its L-3 Wescam multisensor camera at various tourist destinations: the South Street Seaport, the United Nations’ headquarters, the 59th Street Bridge....
  • New Patriot Act Controversy: Is Washington Collecting Your Cell-Phone Data?

    07/02/2011 3:10:52 PM PDT · by Palter · 23 replies
    Time ^ | 24 June 2011 | Mark Benjamin
    The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is weighing fresh concerns about the sweeping nature of domestic spying using one controversial section of the Patriot Act. This particular part of that law is notable because it has been divisive for years — and because during those years President Obama has quietly moved from being a Senator skeptical of the provisions to being an enthusiastic spy chief whose Administration embraces them. Last Tuesday the committee met to consider the worries of some members, mostly Democrats, who say the Justice Department has drafted a breathtakingly broad interpretation of Section 215 of the Patriot Act....
  • Let the People Suffer

    12/01/2010 10:09:31 AM PST · by Ari Bussel · 3 replies
    Let the People Suffer by Ari Bussel Elected officials seem to be exempt from what we, commoners, have to endure. They have their own health plan, and will not subjugate themselves or their family members to what they force down our throats. They will not be patted down at airports, for they go via security points unchecked. But you and—more often than not—I have to endure long waits at the airports and unpleasant TSA officials who do not think – the extent of their training is to follow procedures. They are not allowed to profile, i.e. common sense is out....
  • Cheney returns to defend anti-terror policies

    10/09/2010 11:12:42 PM PDT · by txrangerette · 36 replies
    NBC News via ^ | October 9, 2010
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney addressed his health and offered another defense of Bush administration "necessary" but "controversial" anti-terrorism policies the Bakersfield Business Conference where he was "interviewed" by his wife, Lynne.
  • Anti-Terror Shocker: NYPD Shifting Cops To Streets

    04/06/2010 4:12:20 AM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 387+ views ^ | Apr 5, 2010 9:34 pm US/Eastern | Marcia Kramer NEW YORK (CBS) ―
    SNIPPET: "Hard hit by budget cuts the NYPD has decided to fight spiking crime rates by reassigning anti-terror cops to street patrols in tough neighborhoods. But not everyone thinks shifting patrols is a good idea. Outside the Empire State Building, one of the top terror targets in the city, some New Yorkers were outraged by the shift and had some strong words for Mayor Michael Bloomberg. "He's cutting down? Hmm … why is that a bad thing?" said Francisco Santos of East New York. "Because we might get bombed again? Yeah, definitely consider it a bad thing."" SNIPPET: "The anti-terror...
  • International Anti-Terrorism Training Center Inaugurated In Jordan

    05/21/2009 4:01:00 AM PDT · by Cindy · 211+ views
    Blog: Note: The following blog entry is a quote: International Anti-Terrorism Training Center Inaugurated In Jordan Jordan has inaugurated a $200 million international anti-terrorism training center, in cooperation with the U.S. The center will be directed by the U.S., Britain, and Saudi Arabia; U.S. experts will participate in the training program. Source: Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, London; Al-Dustour, Jordan, May 20, 2009 Posted at: 2009-05-20
  • Our Hope, Our Children, Our Responsibility in Fighting Jihad

    09/03/2008 2:26:26 PM PDT · by nw_arizona_granny · 15 replies · 262+ views
    United States ^ | September 3, 2008 | Jeffrey Imm
    Our Hope, Our Children, Our Responsibility in Fighting Jihad September 3, 2008 Jeffrey Imm, Anti-Jihad League of America Sources: As children return to schools, we are reminded that they are our hope for the future, but they are also the target of Islamic supremacists around the world. We need to defend the future, hopes, and lives of these children, and assume the "grown-up" duty as responsible adults for defending them from the ideology of Islamic supremacism and Jihadist terrorism. On September 1, 2004, 770 children were kidnapped by Jihadists in Russia in a small town of Beslan....
  • Indian Clerics Conference Issues World's First Anti-Terror Fatwa

    06/19/2008 1:49:59 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 14 replies · 244+ views
    Memri ^ | June 13, 2008
    Special Dispatch Series - No. 1959On May 31, 2008, thousands of Islamic clerics and madrassa teachers from across India converged in the Indian capital of New Delhi for the Anti-Terrorism and Global Peace Conference, held by the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind (Assembly of Indian Clerics), a countrywide network of Islamic scholars. The conference issued an anti-terrorism fatwa, which is being called the world's first unequivocal fatwa against Islamic terror. [1] The anti-terrorism fatwa was issued at the request of Indian MP Maulana Mahmood Madani, who heads the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, by the Darul Uloom Deoband, the 150-year-old Islamic seminary second in size...
  • New Anti-Terrorism Rules 'Allow US To Spy On British Motorists'

    04/21/2008 3:46:18 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 707+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4-21-2008 | Toby Helm and Christopher Hope
    New anti-terrorism rules 'allow US to spy on British motorists' By Toby Helm and Christopher Hope Last Updated: 3:06am BST 21/04/2008 Routine journeys carried out by millions of British motorists can be monitored by authorities in the United States and other enforcement agencies across the world under anti-terrorism rules introduced discreetly by Jacqui Smith. The discovery that images of cars captured on road-side cameras, and "personal data" derived from them, including number plates, can be sent overseas, has angered MPs and civil liberties groups concerned by the increasing use of "Big Brother" surveillance tactics. Images of private cars, as well...
  • Antiterrorism Successes Continue in Iraq Despite Foreign-Born Resistance

    07/11/2007 4:44:51 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 428+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 11, 2007 – Coalition and Iraqi forces have killed or captured hundreds of al Qaeda members in Iraq over the past two months, including 26 of the terror network’s “high-value” leaders and a would-be bomber, a Multinational Force Iraq spokesman said. Speaking with reporters in Baghdad this morning and during a conference call with bloggers later today, Army Brig. Gen. Kevin Bergner said combined forces also have shut down an important terrorist information artery, and he described the cumulative results of these operations. Bergner said successes are occurring in spite of ongoing resistance from al Qaeda, proxy groups...
  • Marines To Conduct Gregory Canyon Exercise; Environmentalists Criticize Plan To Conduct Training...

    06/21/2007 11:45:29 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies · 440+ views
    The North County Times/The Californian ^ | Thursday, June 21, 2007 | Dave Downey
    Marines To Conduct Gregory Canyon Exercise; Environmentalists Criticize Plan To Conduct Training At Old Dairy By: DAVE DOWNEY - Staff Writer Thursday, June 21, 2007 NORTH COUNTY (San Diego)-- An old dairy at the planned Gregory Canyon landfill will become an anti-terror training ground next month for 40 to 60 Marines from Camp Pendleton, a military official said Wednesday. Local environmentalists said they are worried the exercise could damage the fragile environment near the San Luis Rey River or ignite a wildfire in a tinder-dry area at one of the driest times of the year. Marine officials said care will...
  • Stephen Harper's beaux stratagems (Canada's PM: positively 'Rovian'!)

    03/10/2007 3:42:32 PM PST · by GMMAC · 6 replies · 497+ views
    Toronto Globe & Mail ^ | Saturday, March 10, 2007 | Brian Laghi
    Stephen Harper's beaux stratagems BRIAN LAGHI Toronto Globe and Mail Saturday, March 10, 2007 OTTAWA — About a month ago, Prime Minister Stephen Harper buttonholed Stéphane Dion in a backroom off the House of Commons. According to sources, he wanted to discuss the progress of legislation to reform the Senate — which sounds innocent enough. But four weeks later, Mr. Dion's allies are starting to wonder whether the Prime Minister had an ulterior motive: Would he somehow use the meeting against them in the future? “I have no doubt,” a senior Liberal said. “They're going to play silly buggers...
  • Backers are shadowy but message is clear in graphic TV ad against terrorism

    10/25/2006 9:04:43 AM PDT · by Pirate21 · 11 replies · 867+ views
    A TV commercial aimed at thwarting terrorism has hit Middle Eastern TV networks using high-tech effects to show the anatomy of a suicide bombing in graphic detail. [snip] The US$1 million (€800,000) ad is packed with special effects including the time-suspension technique made popular in the "Matrix" movies to show bodies, cars and broken glass flying in slow motion through the air. [snip] The 60-second ad opens with a young boy seeing a man walk by in a crowded market. The man stops and exposes yellow explosives strapped to his body. The boy sees the bombs just before they go...
  • CA: State Releases Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Reports

    07/07/2006 9:34:33 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 349+ views
    LA Times ^ | 7/7/06 | Peter Nicholas
    SACRAMENTO — State intelligence reports released Thursday by the Schwarzenegger administration include material suggesting that the governor's anti-terrorism operation was interested in the actions of the Minuteman volunteer border patrol group. The reports also include a cryptic reference to "suspicious conversations at a mosque" in San Diego. State officials released more than 80 intelligence reports prepared for the state Office of Homeland Security, in response to The Times' disclosure that two reports carried information about domestic political protests ranging from antiwar gatherings to protect-the-seals rallies. Large sections of the reports shown to reporters had been removed. The homeland security office...
  • Russia 'to kill Iraq kidnappers'

    06/28/2006 8:53:16 AM PDT · by sergey1973 · 67 replies · 4,991+ views
    BBC ^ | June 28, 2006 | BBC
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered special services to "find and destroy" the killers of four Russian diplomats taken hostage in Iraq. The head of Russia's security services immediately pledged to see Putin's order carried out.
  • Cheney trashes media

    06/24/2006 5:58:31 AM PDT · by StatenIsland · 115 replies · 2,609+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 06/24/2006 | Kenneth Bazinet
    WASHINGTON - Vice President Cheney raked the media yesterday for exposing a secret Bush administration project to look into financial transactions of Americans as part of the war on terror. "What I find most disturbing about these stories is the fact that some of the news media take it upon themselves to disclose vital national security programs, thereby making it more difficult for us to prevent future attacks against the American people," Cheney grumbled at a GOP fund-raiser in Illinois. "That offends me." The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal first broke the story, infuriating Cheney, who has...
  • U.S. Gets Access to Worldwide Banking Data

    06/22/2006 5:42:37 PM PDT · by kellynla · 11 replies · 506+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Jun 22, 2006 8:33 PM EDT | JEANNINE AVERSA
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government gained sweeping access to international banking records as part of a secret program to choke off financial support for terrorism, officials said Thursday. Treasury Department officials said they used broad subpoenas to collect the financial records from an international system known as Swift. Stuart Levey, Treasury's undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, called the subpoenas "a legal and proper use of our authorities." "Since immediately following 9-11, the American government has taken every legal measure to prevent another attack on our country," Dana Perino, deputy White House press secretary, said Thursday evening. "One of...
  • Canada unveils new anti-terrorism measures

    06/16/2006 5:51:15 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 299+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/16/06 | Rob Gillies - ap
    TORONTO - Canada unveiled on Friday anti-terrorism measures aimed at bolstering security at the country's airports, railway systems and marine ports in the next few months. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the government also would spend more than $224 million to beef up the country's ability to detect potential terrorist attacks as part of the $1.3 billion approved in the federal budget for security. "This is how the fight against terrorism will be won ... plugging the holes, filling the gaps," Harper told a news conference at a Toronto airport cargo bay. " Some in Washington have criticized Canada's immigration...
  • Honor our fallen heroes

    05/26/2006 3:29:44 PM PDT · by Impeach98 · 16 replies · 884+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 05/26/2005 | Melanie Morgan
    ..... Honor our fallen heroes ------------------------------- Posted: May 26, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern© 2006 Today, millions of families across America will begin packing their bags and getting ready for the Memorial Day weekend. I wonder how many people will take the time to actually pay tribute to the true intention of the holiday: to honor those who have given their lives for the cause of American freedom. The barbecues, swim parties and discount sales at the shopping malls continue unabated, but the holiday's true significance seems to have faded for some in this nation. It's sad to see some...
  • Video: Iraqi Terrorists Toasted by AC-130

    05/02/2006 8:36:27 PM PDT · by Paddlefish · 50 replies · 9,910+ views
    This is remarkable film footage. This is a night vision movie from Iraq, showing live action against Iraqi insurgents. The pictures were taken from an AC-130 Specter gunship two and a half miles from the target. The guys in the picture are setting up a roadside bomb and planning to ambush an American convoy which followed a short while after the pictures were taken. They were setting up the ambush and were pacing off the distance from the bomb to where the convoy was to pass by. Turn your sound up. The level of effort these Specter crews put forth...
  • My letters to my Senators and the President regarding immigration legislation

    03/26/2006 7:30:42 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 174 replies · 1,988+ views
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | 27 March 2006 | Jeff Head
    I have sent the following two letters, one to my senators, and the other to the President regrding illegal immigration and the critical need to face up to it directly, stop the politics, and address the issue from a standpoint of American national security. I urge everyone to letters of their own: TO MY SENATORS: Senators Mike Crapo and Larry Craig Washington, DC RE: Immigration legislation Dear Senators Crapo and Craig, I'm writing to ask you to oppose any immigration bill that includes any form of guest worker, or any other amnesty-like provision that rewards those who have broken our...
  • FBI Investigates West Plains (MO) Trucking School

    02/07/2006 8:20:02 AM PST · by gopheraj · 27 replies · 2,413+ views
    KOLR10 News ^ | Feb. 6, 2006 | not stated
    The West Plains school superintendent confirmed Monday the Federal Bureau of Investigations served search warrants last week on a truck driving school. School officials say they were told the agents were looking into allegations of improper issuance of drivers licenses. West Plains R-7 superintendent Karla Eslinger confirmed the agents were at the school Thursday to seize documents related to the South Central Career Center AVTS Truck Training program. One of the agents identified himself as being with the anti terrorism unit of the F.B.I.
  • Pakistani-Canadian wants end to US hegemony (Leftist-Muslim barf)

    01/19/2006 10:04:22 PM PST · by CarrotAndStick · 4 replies · 562+ views
    IANS ^ | Friday, January 20, 2006 10:29:23 am | IANS
    TORONTO: Like many Canadians, Ghazanfar Khan feels his country is far too much under US influence. The 24-year-old man of Pakistani origin, standing for next week's general election, wants to do something to change things. A debut candidate in the January 23 ballot, Khan has a definite agenda for Canada and feels that his country should carve out its own identity that is separate from its superpower neighbour to the south. Instead of jumping on the bandwagon of major parties like the Liberals or the Conservatives, Khan is with the Canadian Action Party, a little-known entity but one he believes...
  • Gone to the dogs: Depot K-9 expecting large anti-terrorism role (WOOF-WOOF GRRRRRRRRRR!)

    01/13/2006 5:30:08 PM PST · by SandRat · 23 replies · 576+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 13, 2006 | Lance Cpl. Kaitlyn M. Scarboro
    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO (Jan. 13, 2006) -- The Department of Defense authorized the retirement of Jaco, a military working dog for 10 years, and his adoption by former handler Sgt. Jerrod M. Glass, Jan. 8. Jaco was a member of one of seven military working dog teams stationed here as a first line of defense in the protection of depot personnel and resources through explosive and narcotic detection in support of the depot's anti-terrorism efforts. In correlation with the recent retirement of the explosives detecting canine, Jaco, and Hertha, a narcotics detecting military working dog, the K-9...
  • Cheney's indicted former aide gets think-tank job - (go, Scooter!)

    01/07/2006 9:24:46 PM PST · by STARWISE · 22 replies · 1,164+ views
    I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, the former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney who was indicted in the CIA leak case, has a new job, focusing on Asia and anti-terrorism at a conservative think tank. Libby, who has pleaded not guilty to obstruction of justice, perjury and making false statements, will serve as senior adviser to the Hudson Institute. "Scooter Libby brings decades of experience to Hudson Institute that will strengthen our robust research efforts," the think tank's chairman, Walter Stern, said in a statement. Libby, who stepped down as Cheney's chief of staff after he was indicted, is a...
  • The threat is real (Andrew Bolt)

    11/09/2005 1:30:04 AM PST · by naturalman1975 · 6 replies · 1,986+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 9th November 2005 | Andrew Bolt
    SO it wasn't a political stunt. It isn't about Iraq. And the threat of Islamist terror right here is more real than many pretend. How real? If the police are right, they have saved scores of you from being blown up -- as people in Madrid and London were blown up. As NSW Police Commissioner Ken Moroney put it, the arrest yesterday of 17 Muslim men disrupted "the final stages of a large-scale terrorist attack". He said explosive material had already been collected. Yet only last week, Prime Minister John Howard was pilloried by many for having warned of an...
  • Antiterrorism law may expire; Congress debates (RATS filibuster Patriot Act)

    12/20/2005 10:57:36 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies · 615+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/20/05 | Thomas Ferraro
    Antiterrorism law may expire; Congress debates Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:48 PM ET By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday appeared ready to let key provisions of a U.S. antiterrorism law expire and blamed Democrats who have blocked a renewal in a bid for more civil-liberties safeguards. If these provisions of the USA Patriot Act expire on December 31, as scheduled, the Republican-led Senate could take another crack at renewing them as soon as Congress begins a new year in January, aides said. Democrats, who are using a procedural maneuver known as a filibuster to block...
  • Tancredo wins round 1 to build Mexico fence

    12/17/2005 2:21:08 PM PST · by arnoldpalmerfan · 70 replies · 1,453+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | December 17, 2005 | WorldNetDaily
    INVASION USA Tancredo wins round 1 to build Mexico fence House passes new border controls, with eye on deportations next year -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: December 17, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2005 Rep. Tom Tancredo WASHINGTON – It was a victory the once-obscure Colorado congressman savored yesterday. When the House of Representatives passed a tough new border control bill last night, Republican Rep. Tom Tancredo was all smiles. He led an often-lonely and sometimes seemingly hopeless fight not only against Democratic opponents but against his own party and his own president. "Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill which...
  • Bali tense as memorial service for '02 attacks nears (they want terrorists executed ASAP)

    10/11/2005 5:14:29 PM PDT · by Stultis · 22 replies · 628+ views
    Bali, already on edge following deadly suicide bombings just 10 days ago, was stepping up security Tuesday ahead of services to remember the 202 people killed in attacks three years ago on the resort island. Snipers will be deployed on building tops surrounding a memorial close to ground zero, a now-empty lot in the heart of the tourist district where Qaeda-linked terrorists blew up two packed nightclubs on Oct. 12, 2002. Thousands of soldiers, police and intelligence officers also will be stationed at nearby beaches, resorts and businesses. Despite the tensions, the police urged people to attend the commemorations Wednesday....
  • Army, FBI lead ‘Orbit Comet’ anti-terrorism test

    08/24/2005 10:29:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 539+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Aug 24, 2005 | Lt. Col. Susan C. Danielsen and Spc.Jonathan J. Springer
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Army News Service, Aug. 24, 2005) - More than 21 local, state, federal and military agencies last week took part in “Orbit Comet,” the largest full-scale anti-terrorism exercise ever in North Carolina. The exercise began Aug. 15 with a scenario a few minutes before 8 a.m.: on a Fort Bragg range road, two MPs escorting two buses of VIPs were fatally injured when the convoy was hit by improvised explosive devices. Several congressmen were taken hostage and scurried to an unknown location. Others remained captive on one of the buses which became disabled by the assault. Developing...
  • General who was held hostage now an example of how to survive -- Brig. Gen. James Dozier

    08/04/2005 10:27:55 PM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 3 replies · 2,031+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | August 5, 2005 | Nancy Montgomery
    In U.S. military anti-terrorism training currently under way, the American general kidnapped by Italy’s Red Brigades and held captive for six weeks is used as an example both of what to do and what not to do. He was an exemplary hostage, who “maintained his composure and survived…,” according to the anti-terrorism training materials. Yet Brig. Gen. James Dozier had been studied for a month by the leftist group before his kidnapping in December 1981. The terrorists considered kidnapping three other U.S. generals but “chose Dozier because his personal security was less rigorous,” the training materials say. Dozier, now 76,...
  • Preventing Terrorism: Paving the Way to Peace With Invincible Defense Technology

    07/29/2005 7:54:58 PM PDT · by DTAD · 1 replies · 319+ views
    This article first appeared on DefenceNews on Jan 22nd, 2005 - We are republishing this on request. Editor's Note: Even though this article has spiritual connotations, it is intended to stir a debate on alternative methods to prevent the disease of terrorism through new means of defence and military-related technologies. All ideas and avenues must be checked in light of defence and the military rather than any spiritual and social differences that they might present. I would like to thank Maj. Gen. Kulwant Singh and Dr Leffler for submitting this article to DefenceNews. If you would like to...
  • The Internet's Biggest Anti-Terrorism Facts Website Returns

    07/22/2005 2:32:58 PM PDT · by atcoalition · 2 replies · 528+ views
    The Anti-Terrorism Coalition (ATC) ^ | July 22, 2005 | ATC Press
    Today, on July 21, 2005, the Facts About Islam (FAI) website returned after being down for over six months. The FAI was originally founded under the name of "TE" (known as "AMS" by some) in November 2002 by Former ATC President Stalfos. During the rest of 2002 and the first few months of 2003, the TE received hundreds of visitors a day (and sometimes up to 2000 visitors a day). Since its very existence, the TE was faced with attacks and bannings. Yahoo Geocities, on which the TE was hosted on, had and still has a double standard when it...
  • Muslim March Against Terror - May 14, 2005

    05/11/2005 11:49:58 PM PDT · by · 53 replies · 2,056+ views ^ | 5/12/5 |
    The Free Muslims Against Terrorism are proud to announce that on May 14, 2005, Muslims and Middle Easterners of all backgrounds will converge on our nation's Capital for a rally against terrorism and to support freedom and democracy in the Middle East and the Muslim world. This will be the first rally of its kind in Washington, D.C., that is led by Muslims and Middle Easterners. Join us in sending a message to radical Muslims and supporters of terrorism that we reject them and that we will do all we can to defeat them. We also want to send a...
  • The First Muslim Demonstration Against Terrorism

    05/07/2005 12:08:39 AM PDT · by · 40 replies · 1,729+ views
    The first Muslim anti-terror rally will be held this month in Washington D.C.! I heard this through the Michael Reagan Show tonight on KNUS 2. Although painfully late in world events, it was exciting news to hear. Unfortunately when I went to their web site my first reaction, again, was pessimism. The headline of their English translation is "Islam is the religion of peace, purity, acceptance and commitment." I know from that this is a false claim of Islam. is either very confused, or a false front for Islam. Renouncing terrorism means denying Islam's form of evangelism,...
  • Antiterrorism exercise keeps responders' skills sharp

    04/06/2005 6:51:07 AM PDT · by clyde asbury · 3 replies · 381+ views
    Fayetteville Online ^ | 4/6/05 | Fayetteville Observer-Times
    Published on: Wednesday, April 6, 2005 Antiterrorism exercise keeps responders' skills sharp By Henry CuninghamMilitary editor About 25 protestors chanted and waved antiwar signs at an entrance to Fort Bragg. Suddenly, there was an explosion, and people began falling. Staff photo by Mike Spencer Mock war protesters gather as military police stand guard Tuesday during the Orbit Comet exercise at Fort Bragg. People in civilian clothes sprinted onto the Army post. Someone yelled, ''Go get 'em,'' and military police officers with dogs ran in pursuit. That was the scene Tuesday afternoon during the spring Orbit Comet antiterrorism exercise on Fort...
  • Spy Game.

    03/16/2005 9:24:56 AM PST · by lizol · 5 replies · 450+ views
    The Warsaw Voice ^ | 16 March 2005 | Marcin Mierzejewski
    Spy Game By Marcin Mierzejewski 16 March 2005 Polish anti-terrorist squads apprehended an Iranian techno-spy at the Warsaw airport Feb. 17. The action was a result of an operation carried out in Warsaw in cooperation with American secret services. The detained, Ali Asghar Manzarpour-a British citizen, was wanted under an international arrest warrant. ¯ycie Warszawy (¯W) newspaper reported March 9 that United States special services sought him for selling Berkut 360 aircraft technology to Iran. The small, single-engine scout of 900 kilograms is perfectly suited for use in low level flights, below radar. The flying range of up to 3,000...
  • a Measure to Prevent .50 Caliber Sniper Rifle Terror in Illinois,(Rino barf alert)

    03/14/2005 9:41:32 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 42 replies · 8,101+ views
    PRNewswire ^ | 3 14 05 | PRNewswire
    CHICAGO, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Anti-Terrorism and Aviation Protection Act," (H.B. 1098), passed out of the Illinois House of Representatives Human Services Committee today, a homeland security bill to prevent a terrorist from using a .50 caliber sniper rifle to shoot down a civilian airliner during landing or takeoff. Rep. Elaine Nekritz (D-57th) and Rep. Beth Coulson (R-17th), the two main sponsors, have launched a bi-partisan effort to keep the most deadly and powerful sniper rifles on the market out of the hands of terrorists to protect Illinois aviation and vulnerable industrial targets. .50 caliber sniper rifles were designed...
  • Blair's Anti-Terrorism Law Wins Approval

    03/11/2005 5:35:03 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 1 replies · 294+ views
    AP ^ | March 11, 2005 | ED JOHNSON
    Prime Minister Tony Blair won Parliament's support Friday for a new anti-terrorism law allowing the government to impose strict controls on 10 terror suspects — including an Islamic preacher accused of inspiring lead Sept. 11 hijacker Mohamed Atta — who have been granted bail. The House of Lords approved new powers to order house arrest and impose curfews and electronic tagging without trial on terror suspects after the government made concessions to end a bitter parliamentary deadlock just three days before similar legislation expired. The new law means the 10 suspects will remain free on bail but are subject to...
  • Anti-Terrorism Programs to Receive Over $11 Billion in New Technology Grants

    03/09/2005 3:19:14 AM PST · by wingblade · 3 replies · 346+ views
    PRNewswire ^ | Wednesday March 9, 6:00 am ET
    Majority of funding focuses on top homeland security agenda priorities: transportation, border, and port security RESTON, Va., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- New legislation introduced to Congress this year recommends over $11 billion in grant funding to be spent on technology-focused initiatives to prevent terrorist attacks and address key security vulnerabilities, according to a report released today by INPUT, the quantifiable leader in government market intelligence. Current top priorities in the homeland security agenda focus on increasing the dependency on highly technical solutions to protect the nation against terrorist threats at its borders, seaports, and within mass transportation systems. "Concern over...
  • Britain's House approves anti-terrorism laws

    02/28/2005 7:02:18 PM PST · by SmithL · 3 replies · 310+ views
    AP ^ | 3/1/5
    Controversial proposals for a new anti-terrorism law, which would allow Britain to place suspects under house arrest without the need for a trial, have cleared an important parliamentary hurdle. After a lengthy and, at times, fiery debate, lawmakers voted by 272 to 219 late Monday to back the Prevention of Terrorism Bill. It must now be debated and approved by Parliament's upper chamber, the House of Lords. Earlier Monday Prime Minister Tony Blair's government yielded a point to critics of the anti-terrorism law being rushed through Parliament, agreeing that a judge rather than a politician should issue orders to confine...
  • ATC Announces Return to Internet

    02/26/2005 5:41:44 PM PST · by atcoalition · 2 replies · 356+ views
    Johnny P News ^ | February 25, 2005 | Johnny P
    ATC Announces Return to InternetATC Press Release - 02/25/05The ATC is now back after having been down since January 11, 2005, when terrorists struck their hosting companies Super Verticals, Yahoo and the ATC websites. "After the 1-11 Attacks the ATC Leadership decided not to return until high security could be assured and today we have that security." stated ATC President Stalfos. The ATC is now up at http://www.atcoalition.netOn January 13, 2005, ATC Vice President Benyamin B stated, "We shall return." "And today, we have indeed returned," stated Vice President Benyamin B earlier today. "On behalf of the Leadership of The...
  • N.Y. Using Terrorism Law To Prosecute Street Gang

    01/31/2005 10:22:16 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 24 replies · 846+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | February 1, 2005 | Michelle Garcia
    NEW YORK The newest face of an alleged terrorist wears a goatee, stands about five feet tall, dresses in baggy clothes and resides in the Bronx. Gang member Edgar Morales, aka "Puebla," has the distinction of becoming one of the first people ever charged under New York's state terrorism laws. The Bronx district attorney has accused members of the St. James Boys street gang of shootings "committed with the intent to intimidate or coerce a civilian population." The other charges include murder, attempted murder, various weapons charges and assault. But prosecutors have not alleged that the gang is connected to...
  • Some pictures of Anti-Terror, Pro-Israel Rally in Berkeley, CA (1/16/05, High Bandwidth)

    01/16/2005 7:43:12 PM PST · by Citizen James · 49 replies · 5,355+ views
    1/17/05 | Citizen James
    1/16/05, Berkeley, California Among those attending the anti-terrorism rally was Ellen Cohen of Palo Alto. "I oppose terrorism," she said. "Although I believe the Palestinians deserve a state, I don't agree with their means to achieve it. I don't think you should strap bombs on kids and send them out to kill other kids." She was disappointed to see a counter demonstration. "I was really hoping that they would be on this side, protesting terrorism," she said. - SF Chronicle 1/16/05 Around 700 folks (at its' peak), from all walks of life, showed up to support Israel, and to...