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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Feb 20, 2013 Trial Offers Rare Look at Work of Hezbollah in Europe
QUOTE: less than two weeks after he was taken into custody, a bomb blew up alongside a bus at the airport in Burgas, Bulgaria, killing five Israeli tourists and the Bulgarian driver — an attack similar to the one he seemed to be planning, experts say, and one that the Bulgarian authorities later tied to Hezbollah.....significance for the European Union, which has thus far resisted following Washington’s lead in declaring the group a terrorist organization.
New York Times Sep 30, 2011 U.S. drone killing of American al-Awlaki prompts legal, moral debate
QUOTE: The U.S. drone killing of American-born and -raised Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a major figure in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has re-energized a national debate over the legal and moral quandaries of a government deliberately killing a citizen.
CNN (Cable News Network) Aug 12, 2011 Hidden archive exposes WWII slaughters
QUOTE: Between September 1943 and April 1945, the Nazis' calculated campaign of violence spared no one. In some cases, women, children and the elderly were viciously murdered alongside the men, as villages were overrun. "15,000 Italians were killed," said Dr. Gianluca Fulvetti, a historian who has published two books on wartime atrocities in Italy.
CNN (Cable News Network) Jul 31, 2011 Is terrorism against Israel really more justified than terrorism against Norway?
QUOTE: Norway is the most anti-Semitic and anti-Israel country in Europe today.
Aish HaTorah Apr 02, 2011 Author of Israel-Hamas report: Would reconsider findings
QUOTE: The chairman of a U.N. commission whose report accused Israel of "actions amounting to war crimes" against Hamas says he would have reached different conclusions if the Israeli military had been more forthcoming and if he had known the results of subsequent investigations. "If I had known then what I know now, the Goldstone Report would have been a different document," wrote Richard Goldstone, a former South African jurist, in a Washington Post op-ed column Friday.
CNN (Cable News Network) Dec 31, 2008 Pakistani Militants Admit Role in Siege, Official Says
QUOTE: after weeks of stonewalling, it also seems clear that Pakistan may use its investigation to make the case that the Mumbai attackers were not part of a conspiracy carried out with the spy agency, known as the ISI, but that the militants were operating on their own and outside the control of government agents.
New York Times Dec 28, 2008 Israeli Attacks in Gaza Strip Continue for Second Day
QUOTE: Israeli airstrikes against Hamas facilities in Gaza continued for a second day on Sunday and the death toll rose to more than 280....A military operation had been forecast and demanded by Israeli officials for weeks, ever since a rocky cease-fire between Israel and Hamas fully collapsed a week ago, leading again to rocket attacks in large numbers against Israel and isolated Israeli operations here.
New York Times Dec 11, 2008 India Vows No Retaliation
QUOTE: Calling Pakistan the epicenter of terrorist attacks against India, the Indian foreign minister on Thursday urged the government there to do more than detain leaders of extremist groups, even as he all but ruled out the prospect of a military confrontation.
New York Times Dec 09, 2008 Indian Police Disclose More Suicide Attackers
QUOTE: the Pakistani government publicly confirmed for the first time on Tuesday that its forces had seized two militant leaders, including the operational commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba....It was unclear from the defense minister’s remarks whether Mr. Lakhvi was detained in the first raid on Sunday. Lashkar-e-Taiba was founded 20 years ago with the help of Pakistan’s intelligence agencies as a proxy force to challenge Indian control of part of Muslim-dominated Kashmir.
New York Times Nov 24, 2008 In India, Controversy Over Hindus' Arrests: Terrorism Case Sets Off Politicking, Protests
QUOTE: the arrests of Hindus in a terrorism case and the use of the new tag "Hindu terror" have sparked enormous controversy. The acrimonious political debate and the street demonstrations in support of the accused threaten to paralyze India's concerted response to terrorism. The controversy also points to the growing complexities of combating tit-for-tat terrorism in this predominantly Hindu but officially secular nation.
Washington Post Nov 04, 2008 Call Off Your Drones: Negotiating with Pakistan over remote-controlled killing.
QUOTE: The tricky question is whether the drone attacks are directly alienating too many people or whether the Pakistani government is asking to Petraeus to call off the drones for more complicated reasons....If suicide bombs in hotels can force us to call off the drones, then terrorism is trumping remote-control technology.
Slate May 21, 2008 Police Arrest Two Alleged Members of Basque Separatist Group
QUOTE: ETA has waged a bloody, 40-year campaign for an independent Basque country in the border region of France and Spain. More than 800 people have been killed in bombings and assassinations by ETA, which the European Union and the United States consider a terrorist organization.
Washington Post May 09, 2008 Iran Accuses U.S., Britain In Fatal Blast
QUOTE: The suspects "have ties to the U.S. and Great Britain," Intelligence Minister Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei told local reporters on Wednesday. "Iran's Foreign Ministry had previously notified these countries, but no action was taken to prevent their terrorist activities, and they were instead supported," he said, referring to the suspects."We had nothing to do with it," State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said in Washington. Britain has also denied such accusations in the past.
Washington Post May 04, 2008 Probe of USS Cole Bombing Unravels
QUOTE: Almost eight years after al-Qaeda nearly sank the USS Cole with an explosives-stuffed motorboat, killing 17 sailors, all the defendants convicted in the attack have escaped from prison or been freed by Yemeni officials.
Washington Post May 03, 2008 Israel’s Tactics Thwart Attacks, With Trade-Off
QUOTE: the very steps they are taking to thwart bombers appear to collide head-on with the government’s agenda of achieving peace with the Palestinians. It is a classic military-political dilemma.
New York Times Jan 22, 2008 Padilla sentence: Does terror training merit life?
QUOTE: The case [against convicted Al-Qaeda recruit Jose Padilla] raises a potential landmark legal question...Can a suspected future terrorist receive the same harsh punishment meted out against actual terrorists who were personally involved in planning or carrying out genuine bombings, assassinations, and kidnappings?
Christian Science Monitor Jan 14, 2008 The coddled "terrorists" of South Florida
QUOTE: Anti-Castro Cuban exiles who have been linked to bombings and assassinations are living free in Miami. Does the U.S. government have a double standard when it comes to terror?
Salon Nov 14, 2007 Colombian families' suit says Chiquita liable for torture, murder
QUOTE: Earlier this year, Chiquita, as part of a plea agreement, admitted that what it called protection payments had been given to Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia, or AUC. AUC was named a terrorist organization by the United States in 2002, making it a crime to give them money.
CNN (Cable News Network) Sep 04, 2007 Little Noticed 9/11 Lawsuits Will Go to Trial
QUOTE: Lawyers for the defendants in the coming damages trials — United and American Airlines; airport security companies; Boeing, the aircraft manufacturer; and others — say the lawsuits are misguided, that the aviation industry played by the government rules at the time, and that the terrorists knew what they could get away with.
New York Times Sep 03, 2007 Freed Koreans Are Contrite Amid Growing Criticism
QUOTE: They face a nation relieved that the volunteers had been freed, but also increasingly angry at their decision to travel to Afghanistan despite government warnings, and at what many here consider overzealous proselytizing by South Korean churches.
New York Times Aug 28, 2007 In Greece, Wine Saves Life; a Mother's Arms Do Not
QUOTE: The government, facing elections next month and seeking to deflect criticism, has blamed arson, reportedly arresting seven people suspected of setting various fires. Adding to conspiracy theories spread by the Greek news media — including one that the fires were started as a hostile act from abroad — a Greek prosecutor on Monday ordered an investigation into whether those responsible might be prosecuted under the nation’s antiterrorism laws.
New York Times Jul 13, 2007 How best to win US hostages' release? The case of three captives in Colombia, held since 2003, tests the Bush administration's 'no negotiation' policy.
QUOTE: [Gene and Lynn Stansell’s] son is one of three American hostages held by a narco-terrorist group in the Colombian jungle and the Stansells say they believe the US government's refusal to negotiate with the group is the reason that the three have been held for more than four years.
Christian Science Monitor Jun 29, 2007 Panel Casts Doubt on Guilt Of Libyan in Lockerbie Case
QUOTE: The Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the 1988 bombing of an American jumbo jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, "may have suffered a miscarriage of justice...”
Washington Post Mar 18, 2007 When Terrorists Become 'Warriors'
QUOTE: Not a single Sept. 11 planner has been held accountable for his crimes, but they can all crow that America sees them as they see themselves: as soldiers, not criminals.
Washington Post Jan 27, 2007 Lethal-Force Order Justified, Bush Says: President Says Iran Poses Threat in Iraq
QUOTE: President Bush yesterday defended a Pentagon program to kill or capture Iranian operatives inside Iraq, saying that U.S. troops would use all necessary measures to protect themselves and Iraqi civilians from harm.
Washington Post Dec 15, 2006 Israeli High Court Backs Military On Its Policy of 'Targeted Killings'
QUOTE: Israel's high court upheld Thursday the military's right to assassinate members of groups the state defines as terrorist organizations, but cautioned that such operations should always be weighed first against the potential harm to civilian bystanders and the human rights of the target.
Washington Post Aug 27, 2006 In Israel, a Divisive Struggle Over Targeted Killing
QUOTE: In Israel, targeted killing has become a select weapon...."We face a tragic dilemma," said Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin, chief of military intelligence. "A terrorist is going to enter a restaurant and blow up 20 people. But if we blow up his car, three innocent people in the car will die. How do we explain it to ourselves?"
Washington Post Aug 18, 2006 After 30 Years, Libya Can't Get Its Planes, Might Get Repair Bill
QUOTE: After Libya paid $42 million for eight of the hulking cargo jets, the country's relationship with the United States crumbled and the transfer of the planes was blocked....A recent thaw in the countries' relations might set the planes free.
Washington Post Jul 19, 2006 Arithmetic of Pain
QUOTE: While Israel does everything reasonable to minimize civilian casualties -- not always with success -- Hezbollah and Hamas want to maximize civilian casualties on both sides....This misuse of civilians as shields and swords requires a reassessment of the laws of war. The distinction between combatants and civilians -- easy when combatants were uniformed members of armies that fought on battlefields distant from civilian centers -- is more difficult in the present context.
Wall Street Journal, The (WSJ) Apr 03, 2006 Contractor Leaves Most Iraq Clinics Unfinished: Contractor Will Try to Finish 20 of 142 Sites
QUOTE: Parsons, according to the Corps, will walk away from more than 120 clinics that on average are two-thirds finished. Auditors say the project serves as a warning for other U.S. reconstruction efforts due to be completed this year.
Washington Post Nov 03, 2005 Francis Fukuyama: History in the Remaking
QUOTE: So Fukuyama has a little lecture for the Europeans: Deep-six the multiculturalism. Tolerance should be extended to individuals, not to groups, which will inevitably jockey for more and more recognition, respect and autonomy, at the expense of democratic cohesiveness.
Washington Post Oct 02, 2005 Sudan Accused of Aiding In Latest Darfur Violence
QUOTE: The African Union accused the Sudanese government of coordinating with Arab militias in attacks on civilians in the country's western region...
Washington Post Aug 01, 2005 The Vatican's Terrorism Omission
QUOTE: Unless a country is absolutely flawless in its response to terrorism, the Vatican will not condemn terrorism against its civilian citizens. This seems to justify the killing of civilians as a protest against violation of international law.
FrontPageMagazine.com Jul 19, 2005 German High Court Blocks Qaeda Suspect's Extradition
QUOTE: In a ruling seen as a sharp blow to coordinated counterterrorism efforts in Europe, Germany's highest court refused Monday to turn over to Spain a citizen suspected of aiding Al Qaeda, arguing that a recent European agreement to streamline extradition procedures violated the rights of German citizens.
New York Times May 18, 2005 Anti-Castro Militant's Arrest Puts U.S. in a Bind: Administration Mindful Of Fla. Cuban Exile Politics
QUOTE: ...the aging militant and vehement opponent of Cuban leader Fidel Castro was arrested by U.S. immigration officers...dilemma for the Bush administration, which has taken a strong stand against terrorism in all forms but has also been reluctant to cross the politically potent Cuban exile community...
Washington Post Feb 11, 2005 "Dresden Bombing Is To Be Regretted Enormously"
QUOTE: The Feb. 13, 1945 bombing of Dresden by the British Royal Air Force has become a symbol for excessive, gratuitous violence on the part of the Allies during World War II. But with the 60th anniversary of the bombing on Sunday, a new book by British historian Frederick Taylor argues that this view may not be quite accurate.
Der Spiegel Oct 19, 2004 'New Stage' of Fear For Chechen Women: Russian Forces Suspected in Abductions
QUOTE: ...as Chechen guerrillas increasingly recruit female suicide bombers... Russian forces are sweeping through Chechnya abducting women from their homes as well...
Washington Post May 27, 2004 Apology Is Not Enough
QUOTE: Congress should not continue to ignore its responsibility to examine how this law has evolved and whether its capacity to infringe on the liberty of innocent people needs to be checked.
Washington Post Jul 14, 2003 Chechnya's forgotten refugees
QUOTE: "When young women in the prime of life blow themselves up, it's terrible. But they've been driven to desperation.
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Jun 06, 2003 Attack Kills at Least 17 Near Chechnya
QUOTE: Female Suicide Bomber Tried to Board Bus Carrying Military Personnel to Base
Washington Post Apr 15, 2003 Just War Against Terror :Ethics And The Burden Of American Power In A Violent World
Basic Books Sep 01, 2002 Confronting Anti-American Grievances
QUOTE: To win the war on terrorism, one must therefore set two goals: first to destroy the terrorists and, second, to begin a political effort that focuses on the conditions that brought about their emergence.
New York Times Aug 14, 2002 Bitter Circus Erupts As Israel Indicts a Top Fatah Figure
QUOTE: Marwan Barghouti...made clear at his indictment on terrorism charges today that he intends to turn his public trial into a political duel with Israel.
New York Times Apr 19, 2002 The Bloodiest War
QUOTE: It's precisely because this administration is willing to talk seriously and even upgrade relations with the terrorist-tainted government in Khartoum that there is some hope of ending the war.
New York Times Apr 10, 2002 Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace
QUOTE: ...Gore Vidal argues that America is itself responsible for terrorist attacks like the September 11th attack and Timothy McVeigh's bombing of the Okhlahoma City federal building.
Thunder's Mouth Press Mar 31, 2002 Suicidal Lies
QUOTE: ...if suicide bombing is allowed to work in Israel, then, like hijacking and airplane bombing, it will be copied and will eventually lead to a bomber strapped with a nuclear device threatening entire nations.
New York Times Jan 24, 2002 Former Lebanese Christian Warlord Killed by Bomb: Apparent Car Bomb Kills Commander of Sabra and Chatila Attack
QUOTE: Former Lebanese Christian warlord Elie Hobeika, commander of forces that slaughtered hundreds of Palestinians at the Sabra and Chatila refugee camps in 1982, died in an explosion near his Beirut home today in a killing reminiscent of Lebanon's 15-year civil war.
Washington Post Dec 13, 2001 U.S. Recently Produced Anthrax in a Highly Lethal Powder Form
QUOTE: ...Army scientists in recent years have made anthrax in a powdered form that could be used as a weapon...the first disclosure of government production of anthrax in its most lethal form since the United States renounced biological weapons in 1969...
New York Times Dec 09, 2001 War On Terror Casts Chechen Conflict in a New Light
QUOTE: ...that [Russia's] two- year-old war in Chechnya is a battle against international terrorism, not a brutal suppression of domestic separatists. It is also the sort of story that Americans and other Westerners shrugged off until the attacks of Sept. 11...
New York Times Nov 05, 2001 How Afghanistan Went Unlisted As Terrorist Sponsor
QUOTE: But since 1996, when the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, the nation harboring Osama bin Laden has never made the department's list of terrorist-sponsoring countries.
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