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Indonesia Deploys Security Forces Ahead of Bashir Verdict

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Indonesia say more than 3,000 security forces will be in place Thursday for the conclusion of the terrorism trial of radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir. Officials said Wednesday that 335 soldiers will join police around the court in Jakarta for the verdict. Forces have already been deployed at shopping malls following a wave […]

Napolitano: Lashkar-e-Taiba Like Al-Qaida in Strength and Organization

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba is a danger to India and could also be a threat to the United States. Napolitano Thursday said Thursday that Lashkar is “al-Qaida-like” in its “strength and organization.” Napolitano held security cooperation talks in India last week, where she and Indian officials discussed […]

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