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In the News (Wed 25 Apr 18)

 Counter Terrorism
The FBI monitored the alleged members of a terror cell in suburban Buffalo, N.Y. but it was a flurry of recent coded messages, including one that referred to the delivery of a "watermelon", that spurred authorities to make the arrest.
European terrorism experts said they were particularly troubled by indications that Iranian intelligence officials were taking an active role in moving the gold.
Critics said the low number of terrorism meetings by the most senior members of the Security Council indicated the administration's priorities were elsewhere. /techno001/counter3.htm   (16302 words)

 Counter-terrorism in Singapore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Counter-terrorism in Singapore is a series of measures implemented in Singapore aiming to detect and prevent potential terrorism acts and to minimize damages should they occur.
At the forefront in the fight against terrorism are the specialised military, law enforcement and civil defence units, namely:
Declaring JI a terror group is starting point in fight against terror: Dr Gunaratna - Channel NewsAsia (2 October, 2005) /wiki/Counter-terrorism_in_Singapore   (1609 words)

This joint referral to the UN sanctions committee is a powerful signal that the countries of Southeast Asia will not tolerate terrorism on their territory and that they are committed to working with the international community to put a stop to wanton acts of terror.
Terrorism in Thailand consists mainly of low-level bombings and kidnapping's.
CHINA: Claiming publicly for the first time that the terror network led by Usama bin Laden had supplied violent groups in the region with money, arms and leadership, China attempted again to link its fight against ethnic separatists in northwest Xinjiang province to the international war on terrorism. /cntrter3.htm   (5250 words)

 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News
( Following the terror attacks in Sinai earlier this month, the government’s counter-terrorism unit will begin publicizing information on varying levels of threats to Israelis traveling abroad.
Give a Chanuka miracle to a victim of Terror
More detail will be placed in travel advisories, and the government will make an effort to warn Israelis of possible dangers involved in travel to certain “high-risk” areas. /news.php3?id=70648   (5250 words)

 Rainbow Six 4 Now Called Rainbow Six: Lockdown - Screenshots - Ferrago News Portal
In this new episode, you lead Team Rainbow, the world's most elite counter-terrorist unit, as they are called into action and unfamiliar territory to battle a bioterrorist threat.
The latest iteration of the Rainbow Six franchise pits the elite counter-terror squad against a group of terrorists who have seized a man-made...
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Lockdown stars Team Rainbow, an elite counter-terrorism unit that is spearheading a new war on terror. /portal/cluster/87682   (626 words)

 September 11
Less than a month after September 11, the President also issued an Executive Order establishing a Council for Homeland Security to coordinate domestic counter-terrorism efforts and named Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge as executive director of the Council.
While polls indicated strong public support for the Bush Administration's counter-terrorism initiatives, concerns were raised in the Congress and by leading civil rights advocates that some of the proposed domestic measures jeopardized personal liberties.
On September 11, 2001, the United States was subject to a series of terrorist attacks that killed an estimated 3,000 people after hijacked airliners crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon; and a field in Pennsylvania. /e-gov/e-politicalarchive-911.htm   (626 words)

 French Revolution chronology
Robespierre reports on the principles of political morality that should be respected by the Convention, in which he declares that the revolutionary government is based on both virtue and terror-"...
Revolutionary policies arc decreed to be valid in all occupied territories of the French Army.
Robespierre delivers an important report on the principles of revolutionary government, which he describes as a necessary and provisional form of war against the enemies of liberty, to be distinguished from constitutional government, which conserves and protects liberty once firmly and peacefully established. /faculty/gbrown/hist462/resources/chrono.htm   (5200 words)

 Encyclopedia: French Revolution
The slightest hint of counter-revolutionary thoughts or activities (or, as in the case of Jacques Hébert, revolutionary zeal exceeding that of those in power) could place one under suspicion, and the trials did not proceed scrupulously.
The Committee of Public Safety (French: comité de salut public), set up by the National Convention on April 6, 1793, formed the de facto executive government of France during the Reign of Terror (1793 - 1794) of the French Revolution.
The French Revolutionary Wars occurred between the outbreak of war between the French Revolutionary government and Austria in 1792 and the Treaty of Amiens in 1802. /encyclopedia/French-Revolution   (11209 words)

 Which Enlightenment? by Keith Windschuttle
His Counter- Enlightenment status is usually assigned for his critique of the French Revolution, but Burke was at the same time a supporter of American independence.
“Enlightened despotism,” Himmelfarb argues, “was an attempt to realize—to enthrone as it were—reason as embodied in the person of an enlightened monarch, a Frederick enlightened by Voltaire, a Catherine by Diderot.” The failure of these attempts subsequently produced the theory of the “general will” that legitimized the terror of the French Revolution.
In Britain and America, the Enlightenment was both a theoretical and a practical expression of this outlook. /archive/23/mar05/keith.htm   (2141 words)

 G.I. Joe Comics Home Page: Tomax and Xamot
They soon discovered that the Joes were advising the counter-revolutionaries.
The twins taunted Duke for his "cowardice" and the Joe spit in Tomax's face, prompting the brothers to beat their prisoner.
In the end, the twins and their forces were only allied with the Joes for a short time. /joe/tandx.html   (1935 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Special reports The political fantasy that drives the war on terror
The counter-terrorism unit crowd are sensitive and rather liberal types, except when they're busy gunning baddies down.
Its second series was about the danger of nuclear terrorism, and featured a supporting cast of Islamic extremists, providing a fictional echo of the very linkage between rogue states and WMD that was being proclaimed by the White House in the run-up to the Iraq war.
There have been few television hits in recent years quite like the US action drama 24, which, with its trail of violence and terror, has gripped audiences in Britain and America. /usa/story/0,12271,1246108,00.html   (1935 words)

 Counter Terrorist Unit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The purview of the CTU is to investigate the activities of domestic or foreign terrorists inside America's borders and to prevent terrorist attacks.
CTU was attacked by terrorists that planted C4 explosives throughout the building, and many personnel died.
After the war against terror began, a number of early CTU missions were declassified. /wiki/Counter_Terrorist_Unit   (1809 words)

 Philadelphia Police Department :: Counter-Terrorism Bureau
he Philadelphia Police Department Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security Unit was established in 2002 as a proactive response to the elevated threat of terrorism following the attacks on September 11, 2001.
These investigators are responsible for the investigation of suspected domestic and international terrorism in the City of Philadelphia.
Establishing a strong relationship and cooperative linkage between the Philadelphia Police Department and various other city, state and federal agencies is critical when devising plans to combat and adequately respond to acts of terrorism. /hq_terrorism.php   (537 words)

 The legacy of India's counter-terrorism - The Boston Globe - - Op-ed - News
Prime Minister Singh will address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, and terrorism is high on the agenda.
His suicide note read: ''Self-annihilation is the only way out of a tyranny that leaves no chance for justice." If India fails to address its own mass atrocities, this should raise serious questions about its role as a partner in the ''war on terror."
WHEN INDIAN Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets with President Bush in Washington this week on his first official visit, and the first of an Indian head of state since 9/11, he will be reaffirming a strategic partnership. /news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2005/07/17/the_legacy_of_indias_counter_terrorism   (780 words)

 The Counter-Terrorism Page
These reports, required by law to be sent to the Congress by April 30 of each year, provide a full and complete report on terrorism with regard to those countries and groups meeting criteria set forth in the legislation.
The only objective is to provide an environment that stimulates a spirited, thoughtful, and balanced context to examine terrorism.
The Law of War in the War on Terror   (1486 words)

 :: The Terrorism Research Center ::
Founded in 1996, the Terrorism Research Center, Inc. (TRC) is an independent institute dedicated to the research of terrorism, information warfare and security, critical infrastructure protection, homeland security, and other issues of low-intensity political violence and gray-area phenomena.
Published as TRC's RealNews, the service has thousands of subscribers and is often referred to as the "terrorism early bird", in reference to the open source newsletter provided to senior government leaders each morning.
If you are interested in terrorism, homeland security or other international security issues, you will find it an invaluable resource.   (334 words)

 Counter Terrorism International CTi Risk Management
Counter Terrorism International is that high-quality service provider.
Jordanian King Abdullah II told Israeli TV viewers Thursday that al-Qaida is sure to have set up terror cells in their country.
An associate of Zarqawi named Abu Abdul Rahman al-Jazaeri, was said to be in Italy, but could not be located by authorities, according to Bodansky, who added that Jazeiri was believed to have recently received from a Zarqawi messenger "the definitive mandate to plan and carry out a major terrorist operation in Italy." read article...»   (336 words)

 Counter-Strike - Xbox Preview - Game Revolution
For obvious political reasons, you will only be allowed to play as the Counter Terrorists in the Campaign.
As a member of the many CT teams around the globe (7 in all), you play an unknown soldier in the War on Terror.
At the start of each round, that money is then spent on purchasing better weapons and ammo. /previews/featured/xbox/counter-strike.htm   (336 words)

 The Village Voice: Nation: Counter ‘Revolution’ by Chisun Lee
VOICE Question of the Day Do you think the "war of ideas" will be more or less successful than the war on terror?
Most troubling about the FCC finding to "Your Revolution" supporters is that it condemns precisely the elements of the song that make it such an effective protest in the first place.
"Your Revolution" was inspired by her experience "as a black woman, growing up in a culture where women of color too often are perceived as somehow oversexed," she says. /issues/0125/lee.shtml   (336 words)

 DEBKAfile - Al Qaeda Builds a Euro Army
British interior secretary David Blunkett, announcing new stringent measures to combat terror, said a terrorist attack on Britain was “inevitable.”
Addressing the Senate intelligence committee, CIA director George Tenet spoke of the spread of al Qaeda’s radical agenda to local groups who now threaten the United States and are capable of 9/11 scale attacks.
The new conscripts defy identification by European intelligence services because their Islamic lives are lived completely underground. /article.php?aid=794   (1037 words)

 DC Indymedia: newswire/94132
These counterdemonstrators were seen across the street in front of the Hay Adams Hotel, waving an Israeli flag, and carrying a sign that said, "Sharon & Dubya War On Terror Together".
You know they're counter demonstrating because they keep themselves at a distance from the main demonstration and they try to take attention onto themselves.
The first there were the police, the Park Police, hanging out against the fence while the demonstrators demonstrated nearby. /newswire/display_any/94132   (1037 words)

 White Terror - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In general, the term White Terror refers to acts of violence carried out by reactionary (usually monarchist or conservative) groups as part of a counter-revolution.
By analogy, the term "White Terror" came to be used to refer to many different campaigns of violence carried out by various kinds of anti-communist forces against real or suspected communist sympathizers, in different places and periods of the 20th century.
One of the first such White Terrors outside Russia was the Hungarian White Terror, the retaliation carried out by MiklĂłs Horthy in Hungary in 1919-1920, after the fall of the Hungarian Soviet Republic, against Leftists and Jews (mainly as a revenge for the Red Terror - see here for additional information). /wiki/White_terror   (647 words)

 Urban Terror -
If you've never played the Urban Terror mod for Q3A, it can be summed up like this : Counter Strike on the Quake 3 engine.
So, the terror of Gatling goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents.
The EPRP conducted urban guerrilla warfare against the regime, referred to as the “White Terror. /terror_urban-.html   (647 words)

 IMG News: Urban Terror 3.0 Released
Similar to Half-Life's Counter-Strike and Unreal Tournament's Tactical Operations, Urban Terror is a "realism" based modification that replaces Quake 3's whimsical other-wordly scenarios with realistic weapons, armor, locales, physics, damage system, player models, and more.
Urban Terror 3.0 wieghs in at a whopping 322 MB and is available for download through
Contrary to the typical Quake style of play, Urban Terror emphasises co-operative teamplay, stealth techniques, and strong communication skills amongst players. /news/story.php?ArticleID=8218   (647 words)

 Calpundit: The New Model Republican Party
The fear of inflation and the terror of losing accumulated value due to manipulations of "fiat" currency is at the heart of the gold supporters motives and arguments.
Log Cabin delegates and their supporters were met at the "Rally for Liberty" by aggressive and hostile counter-demonstrators who held anti-gay placards too obscene for television broadcast, and sought to drown out the speakers onstage who read statements of support from leading Republicans around the country and called for an inclusive Republican Party.
The people who control Texas and the country today are fanatics of the worst kind and they have fooled the public for too long. /archives/002380.html   (647 words)

 ERRI Counter-Terrorism Archive Page
Counter- terrorism officials have long feared that a solitary terrorist with an automatic weapon or one committed to a suicide bombing could inflict heavy casualties in the United States.
The attacks, which saw hijacked aircraft flown into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, are believed to have been carried by bin Laden's al-Qaeda terror group.
One of the U.S. officials said Mohammed is a relative of Ramzi Ahmed Yousef, believed to have been the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in which six people were killed. /cntrterr.htm   (647 words)

 Nepali Times
Mao saw “red terror” as a way to counter the state’s “white terror”.
This strategy is known as “red terror” in Maoist lore—a response to what is called the state’s “white terror”.
The army is not finding it easy to build a network of local informants because the Maoists are terrorising local people with brutal slayings of villagers. /ntimes/issue80/commentary.htm   (1029 words)

 Terrorists Killed in Clash with Israeli Security Forces
Police and counter-terrorist units conducted a thorough search of the house, which was apparently rented by one member of the cell specifically for use as a base of operations.
A Hamas terrorist cell was broken up this morning in a fire fight with Israeli counter-terror commandos.
Police and special counter-terrorist tactical units surrounded the house at around 4:00 am local time and called upon the suspects to surrender. /spotlight/det.cfm?id=403   (445 words)

 Kentucky State Police: Counter-Terrorism
Click here for other websites dealing with counter - terrorism and Homeland Security.
Click here for more information regarding indicators and actions of terror attacks utilizing weapons of mass destruction. /terror.htm   (666 words)

 Counter Terrorism
The document, gleaned from press reports, witnesses to sightings of al-Qaeda operatives in Liberia and interviews with a single, unnamed source, is the latest effort to link the global terror network to conflict diamonds mined during the civil war that ravaged the west African state for a decade.
"On the current course," Allison concludes, "nuclear terrorism is inevitable." The most likely scenario, say security experts, is that terrorists would buy or steal fissile material and build their own bomb, using science that has been in the public domain for 30 years.
His book Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe, lays out a series of measures to minimize the risk of al Qaeda or another group building or buying a nuclear weapon and smuggling it into the US. /techno001/counter12.htm   (14943 words)

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