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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Widows of two Americans killed in Middle East sue Twitter alleging it knowingly permitted Islamic State to use its platform to spread violent message, recruit, and raise funds-NY Times

"This year (2016), the widows of the [two] Americans killed in the attack (in Jordan) sued Twitter, alleging that it knowingly permitted the Islamic State to use its social media platform to spread the militant group’s violent message, recruiting and raising funds."... [paragraph #37 in NY Times article]...

6/26/16, "C.I.A. Arms for Syrian Rebels Supplied Black Market, Officials Say," NY Times,

"Weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia intended for Syrian rebels have been systematically stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, according to American and Jordanian officials. 

Some of the stolen weapons were used in a shooting in November that killed two Americans and three others at a police training facility in Amman, F.B.I. officials believe after months of investigating the attack, according to reported for the first time people familiar with the investigation....

The specific motives behind the November shooting at the Amman police training facility remain uncertain, and it is unclear when the F.B.I. will officially conclude its investigation..

This year, the widows of the Americans killed in the attack sued Twitter, alleging that it knowingly permitted the Islamic State to use its social media platform to spread the militant group’s violent message, recruiting and raising funds."... [paragraph #37 in NY Times article]...




  
 

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