ISAF captures Uzbek al-Qaeda-linked leader. Long War Journal: 'Coalition and Afghan special operations forces captured a leader of the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan during a raid today in northern Afghanistan. The IMU leader, who was involved with assassinations and suicide operations, is the second commander from the group to have been targeted in the district in the past three days. ...'
Profile of would-be bridge bomber Joshua Stafford. This Ain't Hell has the details on this winner. At age 23, his only interest is "smoking weed".
Egypt's frontronner Amr Moussa no friend of Israel. Al-Monitor: 'Cancellation of the gas agreement between Israel and Egypt is only a harbinger of things to come. If Amr Moussa will indeed be elected Egypt’s president, the experts anticipate additional escalation. Moussa, considered the leading candidate in the presidential race of our southern neighbor, earned his popularity in large due to his hard-line attitude toward Israel. It is no accident that Egypt’s hit parade includes the song “I hate Israel and love Amr Moussa” ...'