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Kaj Larsen On Boko Haram   video
World  (tags: Boko Haram, Nigeria, school girls, terrorists, militants, slaughter, poverty, chaos, displacement )

- 1208 days ago -
The terrorist group Boko Haram is responsible for thousands of deaths in Nigeria. Now, the government is determined to drive these militants from the country. VICE correspondent travels to Nigeria to see what this means for the people caught in the middle
More Than 32,700 Were Killed By Terrorists in 2014 - An 81% Increase on the Year Before, According to a Report From the US State
World  (tags: terrorism, militants, hidnaps, hostage taking, murder )

- 1490 days ago -
Terror attacks are also taking place more frequently, with a 35% jump in the number of incidents over the same period. The report says more than 9,400 people were kidnapped by militants in 2014 - triple the number taken hostage in 2013.
Taliban Kill Village Elders in Grenade Attack
World  (tags: Taliban, militants, Afghan, village elders, grenade )

- 3159 days ago -
Taliban militants killed five Afghan village elders and wounded four others after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at the group's vehicle Wednesday, according to a statement from NATO's International Security Assistance Force.
Al-Qaida Gives Tips On How To Kill Americans
World  (tags: al-Qaida, kill, american, arabian, peninsula, militants )

- 3202 days ago -
Yemen's al-Qaida of the Arabian Peninsula is offering chilling magazine tips to would-be militants on how to kill Americans.
Pakistan Cuts Deal With Anti-American Militants
World  (tags: US, pakistan, Pakistan-Afghanistan, anti-american, militants, Taliban, Taliban militants, political deals, militant deals )

- 3560 days ago -
Pakistan's army, in the midst of a major new offensive against Taliban militants, has struck deals to keep two powerful, anti-U.S. tribal chiefs from joining the battle against the govt...
Afghanistan's "Black Hawk Down" II: It Just Happened Again!
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Americans, military, war, Taliban, Al Queda, terrorism, violence, middle-east, government, militants, insurgents death, investigation )

- 3574 days ago -
Eight Americans and six Afghan troops died Saturday after being outnumbered in an attack strikingly similar to an insurgent assault 15 months ago in which nine U.S. soldiers died in an outpost in the same northeastern province, Nuristan.
Inside Afghanistan's "Black Hawk Down"
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Americans, military, war, Taliban, Al Queda, terrorism, violence, middle-east, government, militants, insurgents death, investigation )

- 3577 days ago -
The battle of Wanat is the "Black Hawk Down" of Afghanistan, with 48 American soldiers and 24 Afghan soldiers outnumbered three to one in a four-hour firefight that left nine Americans dead and 27 wounded in one of the bloodiest days of the eight-year war
Somali Militants Execute 'Spies'
World  (tags: Somalia, militants, violence, executions, government, freedoms, death, human rights )

- 3582 days ago -
Islamist militants in Somalia have executed two people they accused of spying for foreign organizations.
Pakistan Paid Taliban $6M After Agreeing To Cease-Fire
World  (tags: world, pakistan, taliban, sharia law, militants, terrorism, war, violence, politics, conflict )

- 3796 days ago -
The cease-fire has come under significant criticism as it is seen as a sign that Pakistan is capitulating to the Taliban. Even government officials admit that the Taliban are using the truce to rearm. Sharia law is to be imposed again in the region.
Director of US National Intelligence: Al Qaeda Still a Threat to US
World  (tags: National Intelligence Agency, Al Qaeda, Mike McConnell, US Intelligence, threat, attack, militants, terrorists, Iraq )

- 4182 days ago -
I happen to believe that national intelligence under the Bush administration is an oxymoron, but Mike McConnell claims that Al Qaeda is ramping up its recruitment and training efforts with an eye to another attack on US soil.

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