Monthly Archives: April 2011

Rewards for Justice – Seeking Information Against International Terrorism

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USA The Rewards for Justice program continues to be one of the most valuable U.S. Government assets in the fight against international terrorism. Established by the 1984 Act to Combat International Terrorism, Public Law 98-533, the Program is administered by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security. Under this program, the Secretary of […]

European Commission acts to enforce anti-money laundering rules in Germany

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The European Commission has asked Germany to fully comply with EU laws regarding anti money-laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT), in January 2011. The Commission is concerned that two German Bundesländer have not yet assigned competent supervisory authorities to all entities which are subject to AML/CFT requirements, and Germany has thus failed […]

Recapturing Islam from the Terrorists

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“Muslims cannot deny forever that doctrinal extremism can lead to political extremism. They must realise that it is traditional Islam, the only possible alternative to their position, which owns rich resources for the respectful acknowledgement of difference within itself, and with unbelievers.” by British convert to Islam, Abdal-Hakim Murad, 14 September 2001 (now with addendum) […]

$14M Grant To UIC To Develop Antibiotics For Bioweapon Germs

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Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology have been awarded a federal contract for up to $13.8 million to develop antibiotics to treat anthrax, tularemia and plague. The five-year contract is from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the U.S. Department of Defense’s combat-support agency for countering weapons of mass destruction. […]