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The Mutallab Challenge

Jan 13, 2010
Christmas 2009 was not particularly cheery in Nigeria. A poor economic climate, an epileptic power supply and scarcity of petroleum products ensured that the celebrations were low-key. As if these challenges were not enough, news of an attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner by a Nigerian filtered in on Christmas Day. The nation’s heart sank. The tag that has now been put on the country is a new one for Nigeria. Money laundering? Sadly, yes. Internet scamming? Another sad yes. But suicide bombing?

Sick With Terror

Jan 6, 2010
The underwear bomber has reignited the debates about how best to protect the American people, while a killer that claims 45,000 lives annually -- one dead American about every 10 minutes -- goes unchecked.