Daily Archives: July 20, 2007

Report: Al-Qaida nears ability to strike U.S.

Report: Al-Qaida nears ability to strike U.S.Al-Qaida is stepping up its efforts to sneak terror operatives into the United States and has acquired most of the capabilities it needs to strike.   http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19730468/from/ET/

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Top Leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq Captured

“Khaled Abdul-Fattah Dawoud Mahmoud al-Mashhadani, also known as Abu Shahid”–“the highest-ranking Iraqi in the leadership of al-Qaeda in Iraq”–“was captured in Mosul on July 4,” reports the Associated Press. “… al-Mashhadani served as an intermediary between al-Masri and Osama bin … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda Likely to Attack U.S., Says New Report

“Al-Qaida is using its growing strength in Pakistan and Iraq to plot attacks on U.S. soil, heightening the terror threat facing the United States over the next few years, intelligence agencies concluded in a report unveiled Tuesday,” reports the Associated … Continue reading

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Securing and Protecting America’s Railroad System’

Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, has prepared a report for Citizens for Rail Safety about U.S. railroads and opportunities for terrorist threats. The report examines the response of government and the rail industry to the post-9/11 security responsibilities and suggests ways … Continue reading

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