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Archive | December 30, 2009

U.S., Yemen Reviewing Yemen Al Qaeda Targets for Possible Strike

The U.S. and Yemen are now looking at fresh targets in Yemen for a potential retaliation strike, two senior U.S. officials told CNN Tuesday, in the aftermath of the botched Christmas Day attack on an airliner that al Qaeda in Yemen claims it organized. SOURCE: CNN Officials: U.S., Yemen reviewing target for possible strike

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The Daily Telegraph UK: Barack Obama Gets an ‘F’ Protecting Americans

“Obama may have rather smugly given himself a “B+” for his 2009 performance but he gets an F for the events that led to Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab boarding a Detroit-bound plane in Amsterdam with a PETN bomb sewn into his underpants. He said today that a “systemic failure has occurred”. Well, he’s in charge of […]

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Eight American Civilians Killed in Khost Province, Afghanistan Military Base Suicide Bombing

WED DEC 30 2009 — Eight American civilians killed in a suicide attack at Forward Operating Base Chapman military base in Afghanistan’s southeastern Khost province. Some or all of the civilians were CIA agents or contractors. Bomber was an informant invited onto base that blew himself up in a gym. UNVERIFIED UPDATE: Taliban claimed responsibility […]

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McAfee Warns that Countries Are Arming for Cyberwarfare

NOV 17 2009 LATE REPORT — McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today revealed that the global cyberarms race has moved from fiction to reality, according to its fifth annual Virtual Criminology Report. The report found that politically motivated cyberattacks have increased and five countries – the United States, Russia, France, Israel and China – are now armed […]

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