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Published: 08/2/10

Rocket Aimed at Israel Kills Taxi Driver in Jordan

By  Theunis Bates - AOL News
Rocket Aimed at Israel Kills Taxi Driver in Jordan

(Aug. 2) -- A rocket thought to have been aimed at the southernmost Israeli city of Eilat smashed into Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba today, killing a taxi driver and injuring four others, according to Jordanian and Israeli police. Defense sources quoted by Israel Radio said that they believe militant group Islamic Jihad launched five Iranian-made Katyusha missiles from Egypt's uninhabited Sinai desert in the early hours of the morning. Most of the rockets missed their target, and harmlessly landed in the sea or on open ground. But one exploded on a busy Aqaba street, just outside the city's ...

Published: 01/19/10

Smart Bombers: Do Universities Breed Terrorists?

By  Delia Lloyd - Politics Daily
Smart Bombers: Do Universities Breed Terrorists?

LONDON -- In the aftermath of the Christmas Day bombing attempt, our nation is once again grappling with how best to protect itself against terrorist attacks. So far, the U.S. government has been directing its resources towards things like airport security and strengthening the government in Yemen, a new hotbed for al-Qaeda. But it's worth asking whether we'd be better served by focusing on what goes on inside universities....

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