Top Daily Stories for October 2010

Oct 7 2010

Al Qaeda is a bigger threat today than 10 years ago, says terrorism expert

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2010-10-07 07:05
Al Qaeda is far more dangerous than it was 10 years ago, the former head of the CIA’s bin Laden unit tells Deutsche Welle in an interview. He is also worried about the increased domestic threat the West is facing.
Oct 7 2010

UN 'mulls expanded Somalia force'

AlJazeera - Thu, 2010-10-07 02:16
Ugandan president says the U.N. Security Council is considering his request to raise more funds for the peacekeeping mission.
Oct 6 2010

Taliban set preconditions for formal peace talks

The Washington Times - Wed, 2010-10-06 12:34
Taliban officials have engaged in periodic, discreet contacts with Afghan and U.S. officials for months, but are unwilling to move to formal peace negotiations until the U.S. agrees to a timetable for the withdrawal of all foreign troops.
Oct 5 2010

Obama says no big shift now in Afghan war strategy

Reuters - Tue, 2010-10-05 00:23
President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he plans no major changes in his Afghanistan war strategy for now, a letter released by the White House showed on Monday.

 
 

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