News and Analysis (6/14/07)

Covering only 10% of FBI national security investigations, internal audit finds over 1,000 potential violations of the law:

Bloody security fallout in Iraq continues as a Pentagon report finds that violence is spreading to other parts of Iraq in spite of increased troops presence; fears of fresh sectarian violence run high after second bombing of Shi’a shrine and the nation’s rival intelligence agencies can’t get their act together due to sectarian agendas:

Some opposition parties in Pakistan embrace recent US State Department remarks as endorsement of their views while others are more muted or critical:

Turkey’s Islamic-oriented party finds success in a secular, working class industrial town by bringing it prosperity through the success of its economic policies: 


Alejandro Beutel is program assistant for the Minaret of Freedom Institute with expertise in religious freedom, democratization and security issues.






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