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THE BIG STORY . . .
New Anwar al-Awlaki Video Advocates Killing Of American Civilians, Praises 'Student' Nidal Hassan, Ft. Hood Massacre 'Hero'
The Video: Yemeni-American Jihadi Cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki in First Interview with Al-Qaeda Media Calls on Muslim US Servicemen to Kill Fellow Soldiers (English Subtitles)
Joscelyn: Declassify Intelligence On Anwar al Awlaki's 'Students'
US tourists feared kidnapped in Yemen
ARIZONA & IMMIGRATION SECURITY
Top DHS Official Says Feds May Not Process Illegals Referred From AZ: "I don't think the Arizona law, or laws like it, are the solution."
...But Text Of The AZ Law States Simply "Cooperative Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws Throughout All of Arizona."
Go Back to Mexico: "Uncouth President Calderon wore out his welcome."
ISRAEL'S IRAN DEFENSE QUESTIONED
Israel Arms May Not Be Enough to Stop Nukes - Only Way? 'US Must Kill Iran's Power Plants'
US: Turkey's Nuclear Deal With Iran Will Push US, NATO Away
The Fruits of Weakness . . .
Iranian Opposition Leader: Regime Provoking Sanctions That Will Hurt Ordinary Iranians
More A Bargain Than A Threat: Iran Says Could Cancel Uranium Deal Over Sanctions
So We'll Sanction Iran, But... Obama Lifts Clinton-Era Sanctions Against Russian Weapons Firms Stocking Iran?
Iran's Bargaining Chip: American Hikers Jailed in Iran
. . . Demands U.S. Propose Prisoner Swap
NATIONAL AS A DEBT NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUE
When Debt is a National Security Issue: "Of the world's top 25 debtor nations, the number that are U.S. allies: 19."
Understanding The European Financial Crisis In 150 Seconds:
Fighting Between al-Qaeda-Linked al-Shabaab and Somali Troops Kills 20 in Mogadishu
The Islamists Were Attacking Somali Presidential Palace
Taliban Earn $2,400 Bounty for Each NATO Soldier Killed
Bounty Hunting: Taliban Rocket Attack Prevents UK Defence & Foreign Ministers' Sleep-Over Visit to Kandahar Airbase
Taliban Attack Kandahar Airfield: In Context With Other Recent Attacks, Including Bagram Airbase
Afghanistan's Peace Jirga Delayed . . .
LA Times Is Right: "Pakistan tribal region no simple target"
Too Bad The LA Times Leaned So Heavily On Hamid Gul For Their Report:
Gul's A Very, Very Bad Man
GAZA, ISLAMISTS AND SUMMER CAMPS
Yemen Al-Qaeda Training Gaza Groups to Attack Israel
Islamists Torch UN Childrens' Summer Camp in Gaza
NORTH KOREA: SINKING SHIP, SINKING OUTLOOK
South Korea Cuts Off Trade with North Over Sinking of Warship
'North Korean Spy Arrested' - Was Scouting, Stealing Secret Info On SoKor Subway Systems
Think Quick: Who else also scouts their enemies' subways systems?
Syrian Dictator Bashar Assad: Obama has failed in peace efforts and lost influence in Mideast
Did The Obama Administration Warn Pakistan After Shahzad Links?
Are We Serious About Security Policy?
In This Hemisphere:
Violent Unrest Spreads In . . . Jamaica. Over Drug Extradition.
The 'Most Dangerous' City In The World (Video Report) (Thanks to Flopping Aces)