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New Cyber Security Center at DHS

By   /  October 31, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Today, Voice of America News reports that the Department of Homeland Security has opened a new National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center. The center will be focused on averting cybersecurity breaches by hackers and state actors. Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications, Gregory Schaffer, said that this center will improve the efficiency and effectivness of […]

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Pakistan criticized for al Qaeda efforts

By   /  October 30, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a sharp rebuke of Pakistan’s efforts against al Qaeda. Speaking to a group a Pakistani journalist while on a fence-mending tour of the country, Clinton said she found it “hard to believe that nobody in your government knows where they are and couldn’t get them if they really […]

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Deposed President Manuel Zelaya Will Return to Honduras

By   /  October 30, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

In a deal signed Friday between negotiators for ousted president Manuel Zelaya and the de facto government of Roberto Micheletti, Zelaya will be allowed to return and finish up the last three months of his presidential term. Normal elections will be held on Nov. 29, and neither Zelaya nor Micheletti will run for office. Also, […]

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Iraqi Police and Soldiers Detained

By   /  October 29, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

60 soldiers and police officers, including 13 high-ranking officers, were detained today in regards to the twin bombings this past Sunday, Oct. 24. The government is clear that they are being detained, not arrested, as this point, and was not clear if they are suspected of involvement of the bombing or if they are detained […]

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Iran Withdraws from Nuclear Agreement

By   /  October 29, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Iran told the United Nations that it plans to not accept an agreement that its negotiators agreed to last week. The plan had called for Iran to remove its uranium stockpile from the country. They would have been left with some uranium, but not enough for a nuclear weapon. This comes after very positive remarks […]

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