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Thank you for bringing the inhumane situation of 3,500 innocent civilians of Camp Ashraf to the attention of your readers ("WikiLeaks boosts Iran influence in Iraq," Commentary, Friday). I totally agree with Lord David Alton that the Obama administration has a responsibility toward these people.
The Obama administration has offered to take Sudan off a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism if the Sudanese government holds a credible and on-time referendum on southern independence.
Hunted by U.S. drones and Yemeni authorities, one of the world's most wanted Islamic terrorist leaders on Monday issued a new video message calling on extremists to ignore the anti-terrorism edicts of Muslim religious authorities and continue their holy war against America and Israel.
Minority ethnic Karen Buddhist guerrillas attacked Burmese troops for a second day on Monday, leaving 10 people injured and prompting 15,000 refugees to flee eastern Burma hours after the country manipulated an election to buff the junta's image.
Some of al Qaeda's most effective operators, armed with its most lethal weapons, are based in Yemen, a failing state in the southwestern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, where most people believe the world's most dangerous terrorist movement is a figment of U.S. propaganda. No one knows Yemen better than Saudi Arabia's intelligence service. Its agents in the capital of Sana'a were the first to alert U.S., British and German intelligence about bombs on their way to the United States disguised as harmless United Parcel Service packages designed to detonate in midair. In case that failed, they were addressed to synagogues in the Chicago area, where they would detonate when opened.
Four deadly explosions rocked Iraq Monday as political leaders hustled to seal a power-sharing agreement in time for the convening of the country's Parliament.
The election is over, and even as politicians and pundits prepare for the battle ahead, two small organizations are already gearing up for a January fight. While the political fights ahead have the potential to influence millions in future generations, this fight will impact hundreds, though in a more profound way.
While al Qaeda's obsession with trains, planes and automobiles gets another blow - this time from what some are calling a first-ever tip from a double agent placed inside al Qaeda by Saudi Arabia - no one is noticing that al Qaeda's recent cargo plot left out a suicide bomber. Or, at least, no one is talking about it.