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28 Sep

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

Has the West declared cyber war on Iran?

Rhodri Marsden: Experts say the computer virus found in a nuclear plant is the work of a foreign power……………………..

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Nobel Laureate Maguire blocked from Israel  

A Nobel Peace Prize winner seized on an aid flotilla to Gaza earlier this year was stopped from entering Israel today…………….

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FBI agents ‘cheated’ in terrorism exam

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

FBI agents and several supervisors cheated in an exam about new rules for terrorism and criminal investigations and for collecting foreign intelligence, according to a US Justice Department report yesterday……………………………………………………..

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Blair received warning of torture

Secret documents show PM was warned just weeks after US began arresting terror suspects……………………………………………

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Karzai calls for reconciliation

President urges Afghans to ‘come to their senses’ as members of group to reach out to Taliban are named……………………………

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Israel seizes Gaza aid boat

Voyage organised by European Jewish groups to condemn “collective punishment against 1.5 million Palestinians”.
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Israeli soldier turned peace activist Itamar Shapira is among the eight Jewish activists on board the Irene [AFP]  

An aid ship carrying eight Jewish activists from Europe, Israel, and the US was apprehended by the Israeli navy just miles off the coast of Gaza after being warned by a warship.

Navy commandos boarded the Irene, and then the passengers were led off the boat.

Rich Cooper, an organiser with Independent Jewish Voices, told Al Jazeera that his group is now demanding the immediate release of the activists………………………….

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Finding love in the wrong places

Cliff Schecter 28 Sep 2010 06:54 GMT
With Barack Obama heading towards his first Mid-term as president, concerns are developing among his core constituents……………………….
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