Monthly Archives: April 2013


I learned something from the 2003 release of “Seeds of Terror: An Eyewitness Account of al-Qaeda’s Newest Center of Operations in Southeast Asia.” It was published by Free Press, a division of Simon & Schuster. That meant everything was centralized … Continue reading

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Sorry for being gone so long!

I realized my last blog was before I came back home to the Philippines to start our new baby, Rappler. What an incredible year it’s been! Since 2011, I finished that book! There are 2 editions out now: the first … Continue reading

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New Threats in a Peer-Networked World – From Chechnya to Boston

When the Chechen roots of Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev became public, it threw me back in time to the end of September 2002 when I delved into Chechnya’s links to al-Qaeda’s global jihad. I was in a … Continue reading

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