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  • Arrests Continue in Indonesia

    04/16/2010 2:45:08 AM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 161+ views
    COUNTERTERRORISM BLOG.org ^ | April 12, 2010 08:37 PM | By Kenneth Conboy
    SNIPPET: "This past Sunday, six terrorists were captured in Medan, North Sumatra province, by Indonesia's counter-terrorist unit, Special Detachment 88. All were thought to be linked to a paramilitary camp in Aceh that was raided in February and two of them, Pandu Wicaksono Widyan Putro and Bayu Sena, were said to be tied to the twin hotel bombings in Jakarta last July." SNIPPET: "Special Detachment 88 will likely continue its raids in and around Aceh to round up those camp members that have thus far evaded the police dragnet."
  • Some Palestinians have second thoughts about indiscriminate suicide killings (Debka)

    11/11/2005 1:42:01 PM PST · by Not a 60s Hippy · 13 replies · 626+ views
    Debka File ^ | Nov. 13, 2005
    Some Palestinians have second thoughts about indiscriminate suicide killings after 27 West Bank Palestinians died in al Qaeda’s triple hotel bombings in Amman November 11, 2005, 6:49 PM (GMT+02:00) The Palestinian Authority declared three days mourning. In the northern West Bank village, Silet al-Daher, the Akhran clan mourned 17 relatives who attended a family wedding – the first time Palestinians themselves have been targets of a suicide attack. Two PA officials, Maj.-Gen Bashir Nafeh and Abed A-Lon also lost their lives in the Grand Hyatt. Palestinian newspaper commentator Hani al-Masri wrote: “I expect now a significant change in the...