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  • The End Of Islamist Terrorism?

    06/23/2011 3:10:33 PM PDT · by rob777 · 12 replies
    This is a video interview with Yigal , who is the president and founder of the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), an organization which monitors and translates Arabic and Persian publications, radio and TV broadcasts and religious sermons into many languages and circulates them over the Internet. He was a Colonel with the IDF Intelligence from 1968–88. His suggestion is that the word is getting out around the Middle East that Osama Bin Laden did not die the glorious death of a Martyr that he preached and this is making him look like a coward and a hypocrite. Given...
  • Red Lines

    06/12/2011 5:21:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 17 replies ^ | June 12, 2011 |
    SNIPPET: "There are some good reasons for allowing at least a few jihadi forums to operate." SNIPPET: "However, there are limits to our ability to exploit all the intelligence opportunities a forum may present. To put it another way, jihadi forums contribute to future terrorism in ways that are unpredictable and/or beyond our ability to control. This would be the view held by those other government agencies who prefer to seek out and destroy forums and to take down forum activists. For my part, I can live with keeping online those forums we have sufficient access to monitor and resources...
  • Myths and Facts Online:A Guide to the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    08/26/2002 10:00:34 PM PDT · by jjreilly · 1 replies · 342+ views
    UK Guardian ^ | August 19, 2002 | Brian Whitaker
    World dispatch -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- US thinktanks give lessons in foreign policy Brian Whitaker reports on the network of research institutes whose views and TV appearances are supplanting all other experts on Middle Eastern issues Monday August 19, 2002 A little-known fact about Richard Perle, the leading advocate of hardline policies at the Pentagon, is that he once wrote a political thriller. The book, appropriately called Hard Line, is set in the days of the cold war with the Soviet Union. Its hero is a male senior official at the Pentagon, working late into the night and battling almost single-handedly to rescue...