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Globe Trot: SEALs win one, lose one in weekend raids in Africa

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/07/13, 11:27 am

LIBYA: A top al-Qaeda leader wanted for his role in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa—and central to building al-Qaeda in Libya and North Africa—was captured in a raid in Tripoli by U.S. Navy SEALs, working with the CIA and FBI. Abu Anas al Libi is being held aboard a U.S. Navy ship.

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Globe Trot: Skewed views of Egyptian turmoil

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/05/13, 11:54 am

The media are giving you a skewed perspective of what’s happening in Egypt, according to Ramez Atallah, director of the Egyptian Bible Society:

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Globe Trot: FBI admits drones patrol U.S. skies

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/21/13, 10:15 am

FBI Director Robert Mueller told a congressional committee his agency uses drones for surveillance on U.S. soil. Mueller said the drone program “is very narrowly focused on particularized cases and particularized leads.”

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