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EU DELAYS TERROR LIST UPDATE AMID IRANIAN DIPLOMACY

This is about the PMOI [People’s Mujaheddin Organisation of Iran], which renounced violence in 2001. UK Court of Appeal said it shouldnt be on the list. EU says it is waiting for a decision by UK parliament, but others hint that Iran is trading its staus for progress in the nuclear talks.

SCOTTISH ISLAMIC STATE PLOTTED

Bizarre plan revealed. MSN conversation used in evidence against three on trial at Woolwich. You do start to wonder if we’re in danger of creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.

FROMA A WHISTLE-BLOWER TO A TARGET

New York Times piece on Joseph A. Ripp, who blew the whistle on fraud to one government agency and is now the target of another. Doesnt sound right. but what do I know.

COLOMBIA GETS TOUGHT WITH KIDNAPPERS

Frank Gardner of the BBC visits Colombian hostage rescue force. Ther appears to be a longer version. This edit blames all kidnaps on FARC, which may or may not be true

CHAVEZ URGES FARC TO END STRUGGLE

CNN piece. Chavez urging release of hostages and negotiation of end to conflict. Colombians claim its all to do with the computer. Looks more like the changes in FARC’s leadership to me. Brief window of opportunity open. Send Tony Blair!

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