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Norway's domestic intelligence chief has told the BBC no proof has yet been found to link Anders Behring Breivik to right-wing extremists in the UK.

Mr Breivik, who admits Friday's bomb and gun attacks which killed at least 76 people, has written of meeting such groups nine years ago.

But intelligence chief Janne Kristiansen said she believed he had acted completely on his own.

BBC News - Norway attacks: 'No proof of UK link to Breivik'

Uzbekistan man accused of repeatedly threatening to kill President Obama; arrested in Ala

By Associated Press, Published: July 26Uzbekistan man accused of repeatedly threatening to kill President Obama; arrested in Ala - The Washington Post

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Authorities in Alabama say a federal grand jury has indicted a Uzbekistan national accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and illegally possessing an M15 machine gun.

U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance on Tuesday announced the indictment of 21-year-old Ulugbek Kodirov of Uzbekistan.

He faces charges of threatening the president; being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm; and unlawfully possessing a fully automatic weapon. He’s also charged with receiving and possessing an unregistered grenade.

Vance said in a statement that he repeatedly threatened to kill the president.

Court records say he was arrested July 13 at a motel near Birmingham after prosecutors say he obtained the machine gun from an undercover agent.

It wasn’t known whether he has an attorney.

Attala County man arrested for threatening Obama

Published 11:57 p.m., Wednesday, July 20, 2011

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A man from Attala County has been arrested after he allegedly threatened to kill President Barack Obama.

Attala County man arrested for threatening Obama - San Antonio Express-News

U.S. Attorney John Marshall Alexander says U.S. Secret Service agents arrested David Williams on Wednesday, a day after he threatened the president's life and threatened to damage the University of Mississippi Medical Center in a telephone call.

Alexander says Williams was booked on charges of threats to kill the president and use of the telephone lines to threaten to damage a building by means of explosives. If convicted on both counts, Williams faces up to 15 years in prison.

Krisi Allen, a spokeswoman for Alexander's office, says further details about the alleged threats were not immediately.

Williams is scheduled to have a detention hearing on Friday.

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a perspective on focus re (I have been mourning for my fathers homeland where many happy holidays were spent while we lived in Sweden. Kära Norden. Mitt Hjärta är med alla där.) Utoya...

Never more Utoya.

A lonely lunatic or a social monster?


It is difficult to absorb in your mind the terrible things that happened in Oslo and on the idyllic island of Utoya. A lonely man kills innocent people with such an extreme and still chilly violence that the reality has difficulties to enter our consciousness. We do not want horrors like this to happen. We push it away from us in disgust.



Utoya – an idyllic island transformed to a hell by a fascist.


Yet we must take to our hearts the tremendous and difficult task of understanding what happened and prevent new heinous attacks on what the young people in Utoya stood for. Unfortunately our media does not help in this. The TV channels and newspaper columns quoted one "terrorist expert" and psychoanalyst after another. "A lonely madman with obsessions" and other bright comments were lined up. Not one of them seems to understand that what happened is evidence of a social madness, and not the result of the chimeras of a lonely lunatic.

Anders Breivik's acts are despicable and we all feel powerless about what happened. Not even on the extreme right wing dare anyone rejoice over Breivik's "feat". But doesn't that depend only on the fact that our current Nordic societies are relatively peaceful, that conflicts and contradictions are discussed until more or less acceptable solutions are found, and that hate between social groups and classes are on the back burner?


It could have been different. His act could have triggered the cheers from thousands of people with hatred in their hearts.

Imagine Anders Breivik in Germany of 1931 and let him commit a mass murder against young people gathered in a summer camp organized by the German Communist Party. Tens of thousands of extremists in Hitler's shadow would surely have rejoiced over the slaughter of "the Judeo-Bolshevik pest" and "Marxist cosmopolitans".

Let Anders Breivik take place in one of Mussolini's death squads and murder a few dozen union leaders in the red Emilia-Romagna district. He had certainly been hailed as a hero by thousands of black shirts.

There have been many Breiviks throughout history. If they are seen as isolated lunatics or political heroes has nothing to do with psychology and psychiatry. The analysis of the brown plague cannot be done with Breivik couched and an "expert on human minds" leaning forward thoughtfully.

Anders Breivik is a social product. We are happy that thousands of hateful supporters are not praising his deeds. There are other societies on earth where large groups of people take joy in political mass murder. We must with all our might stop those who wish our society to become a fertile soil for Anders Breivik's ideological brethren.

Let a red stop sign say:

No to xenophobia and racism.

Social justice and solidarity between people.

"Den världskarta som inte visar var landet Utopia ligger är inte värd ett enda ögonkast." Oscar Wilde

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