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ISAF commander Gen. John Allen said al Qaeda is re-emerging in Afghanistan. Other US officials say there are only 50 to 100 al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan; the governor of Logar province says there are 100 to 150 al Qaeda fighters in Logar. The White House denied a media report that it was ready to engage in one-on-one talks with Iran on the nuclear weapons issue.
CIA Director David Petraeus asked for 10 more armed drones; the CIA currently has 30 to 35. The US military has hundreds more. Howard Willie Carter II was arrested on child pornography charges; he is thought to be involved in a plot to blow up the Federal Reserve building in Manhattan. A military court ruled that Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan can be forcibly shaved for trial. In Minneapolis, Mahamud Said Omar was convicted of funneling US recruits to Shabaab in Somalia.
Authorities charged Bangladeshi student Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis in an FBI sting operation in which Nafis thought he was executing an al Qaeda plot to blow up the Federal Reserve building in Manhattan. In another New York courtroom, Iranian-American citizen Manssor Arbabsiar pled guilty to plotting with Iran's Quds Force to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the US.