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Terrorism

  1. ecoextremism
    The Unlikely New Generation of Unabomber AcolytesTwo decades after his last deadly act of ecoterrorism, Ted Kaczynski has become somewhat of a fringe prophet.
  2. terrorism
    Trump Doesn’t Need to Change His Tone. He Needs to Stop Lying.Politicians shouldn’t avoid telling incendiary truths out of fear that they could inspire violence. But they should avoid telling incendiary lies.
  3. terror
    What We Know About the Bombs Sent to Clinton, Obama, CNN, Biden, and OthersPolice have arrested a suspect in connection with the mail bombs. Here’s everyone he’s allegedly targeted, and how.
  4. terrorism
    Robert De Niro Mailed Suspicious Package Similar to Clinton, Obama BombsA suspicious device was mailed to his Tribeca offices.
  5. crime
    CNN Anchors Evacuated Mid-Broadcast Amid Bomb ThreatCNN’s headquarters have been evacuated after a pipe bomb was discovered in their mail room.
  6. 2020 election
    What Is Tulsi Gabbard Fighting For?The war veteran and Democratic congresswoman is a rising star for progressives. But her views on foreign policy illustrate a dilemma on the left.
  7. 2018 midterms
    Indicted Republican Congressman Smears Midterm Opponent As ‘Security Risk’Duncan Hunter shows chutzpah by attacking his opponent for his Palestinian forebears while being under criminal indictment himself.
  8. Car Crashes Into Barriers Outside British Parliament, Terrorism SuspectedWitnesses say the crash looked deliberate, and the driver was arrested at the scene. Several people sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
  9. foreign policy
    While Condemning Iran, the U.S. Contributes to Terrorism in the Middle East, TooAs Iran sanctions were restored, an investigation revealed that the U.S.-backed coalition fighting Yemen’s Houthis routinely cut deals with Al Qaeda.
  10. It’s Hard to Get Too Weird for the Georgia GOP. But Jason Spencer Pulled It Off.Jason Spencer was already on the way out of office thanks to earlier antics, but he insisted on embarrassing his state and his party one last time.
  11. podcast review
    Caliphate Is a Breathtaking Investigation of ISISThe New York Times podcast answers an essential question: “Who are we fighting, anyway?”
  12. controversies
    Priyanka Chopra Apologizes for Quantico Episode Featuring Indian Terrorists“I sincerely apologise. I’m a proud Indian and that will never change.”
  13. Man Kills 1, Injures 4 in Paris Stabbing AttackThe ISIS-linked terrorist, who struck a popular neighborhood near the Paris Opera on Saturday night, was shot and killed by police.
  14. media
    The New York Times’ Rukmini Callimachi on How She Gets Close to ISISThe foreign correspondent and terrorism expert discusses her new podcast Caliphate.
  15. 3 Dead After Van Drives Into Crowd in Münster, GermanyThe driver committed suicide after ramming into a crowd of people outside a restaurant, but terrorism may not have been his motive.
  16. Trump Questioned Why CIA Avoided Killing Terrorist’s Family: ReportPerhaps “you have to take out their families” was more than chilling campaign rhetoric.
  17. Noor Salman, Omar Mateen’s Widow, Acquitted in Pulse ShootingFederal prosecutors rarely lose terrorism cases. But it only took an Orlando jury 12 hours to declare Salman “not guilty.”
  18. The President Thinks a Second 9/11 Would Have Its UpsidesTrump says he would love to bring the U.S. “into a great form of unity,” but that’s hard to do “without a major event where people pull together.”
  19. Attempted Suicide Vest Attack First on American SoilA method that’s been seen in Europe, but not the U.S.
  20. After NYC Blast, Trump Calls for Restricting ImmigrationUnder Trump’s proposed immigration system, the would-be subway bomber would have never made into the U.S., according to the White House.
  21. terrorism
    An American Teen Tried to Join ISIS. Then Came His Second Chance.A U.S. judge makes a first-of-its-kind bet: Maybe a convicted terrorist should just go to rehab.
  22. Report: Sessions Asks Where American Terror Suspects Are ‘Originally’ FromA revealing question from the attorney general.
  23. Death Toll in Sinai Mosque Attack Raised to 305Egypt suffered the deadliest terrorist attack in its modern history on Friday.
  24. Is Labeling North Korea a State Sponsor of Terrorism Just Another Trump Insult?North Korea has a rich history of sponsoring terrorism, but not so much lately.
  25. After Truck Attack, Barriers Go Up Along Hudson River Bike PathThe city is placing concrete barriers at 57 intersections along the bike path.
  26. ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manhattan Terror AttackThe statement, which came later than usual, calls Sayfullo Saipov “one of the soldiers of the Caliphate.”
  27. What We Know About New York Terror Attack Suspect Sayfullo SaipovThe Uzbekistani immigrant reportedly became increasingly radical and aggressive in recent years, and ISIS propaganda was found on his phone.
  28. FBI Locates ‘Person of Interest’ in NYC Terror AttackFederal agents said they found Mukhammadzoir Kadirov shortly after releasing a wanted poster. His connection to the case is unclear.
  29. Trump Says New York Terror Suspect ‘Should Get Death Penalty’Hours earlier Sayfullo Saipov was hit with federal charges, with prosecutors saying he spent months planning the ISIS-inspired attack.
  30. On Not Being Scared of a Halloween AttackA lot of people moved on with unnerving speed.
  31. NYC Terrorist Planned Attack for Weeks and Followed ISIS Blueprint, Police SaySayfullo Saipov followed ISIS instructions for carrying out a truck attack and left a note at the scene declaring his allegiance to the group.
  32. Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo Say Trump Hasn’t Bothered to CallHe did send some tweets though.
  33. After NYC Attack, Trump Blasts New York Senator Over ImmigrationThe president accuses Chuck Schumer of trying to “import Europe’s problems” (i.e., nonwhite immigrants).
  34. How New York City Could Have Protected Those Cyclists and PedestriansWe can’t crazy-proof everything, but the city could do a far more thorough job of safeguarding against vehicle attacks.
  35. High Schooler’s Snapchat Story Allegedly Shows Shooter in Downtown ManhattanThe footage allegedly shows the shooter running in the street before being detained by police.
  36. Chelsea Bomber Ahmed Rahimi Found GuiltyHe faces a mandatory life sentence.
  37. Terrorist Truck Bombings in Somalia Leave Hundreds DeadThe death toll is still rising after the deadliest terrorist attack in Somalia’s history.
  38. Vehicle Attacks in Edmonton Being Investigated As Possible Act of TerrorismThe suspect had an ISIS flag in his car and injured at least five people, including a police officer.
  39. NGO Director Convicted on Terrorism Charges for Refusing to Give Up PasswordsA British court ruling sets a concerning precedent.
  40. The Trump Administration’s New, Permanent Travel Restrictions Are on the WayThe temporary travel ban that caused so much chaos and litigation is now giving way to permanent policies, with more litigation certain.
  41. U.K. Lowers Terrorism Threat Level, Second Arrest Made in London Tube AttackTwo men, an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old, are in custody as the investigation into the bombing continues.
  42. Arrest Made in London Tube AttackU.K. authorities raised the country’s terrorism threat level to “critical” on Friday night.
  43. May Says Trump’s Terrorist Rumormongering Is UnhelpfulThe president’s inability to keep his mouth shut remains a problem.
  44. Explosion on London Underground Treated As ‘Terrorist Incident’The blast on a packed rush-hour train left nearly two dozen injured, and gave President Trump an excuse to promote his travel ban on Twitter.
  45. Suspected Terrorists Attacked Police in Brussels, LondonOne man used a knife and the other a sword. Both shouted “Allahu Akbar.”
  46. threats
    Allah-Las Rock Concert in Rotterdam Canceled After Terror ThreatAuthorities have detained a driver of a van found near the venue.
  47. Terror Cell in Spain Was Planning a Much Larger-Scale AttackSome of the 12 suspected terrorists were teenagers, and their radicalization has baffled their families and authorities alike.
  48. The Rise of Truck Attacks, the Terror Tactic of TodayIn 2017 alone, there have been at least nine such attacks around the world, resulting in nearly 40 deaths.
  49. At Least 13 Killed, 100 Injured in Two Vehicle Attacks in SpainAttackers plowed into crowds in Barcelona and Cambrils in Spain’s worst attack in a more than a decade.
  50. Man Accused of Right-Wing Bomb Plot Is Mentally Ill, Was Entrapped, Family SaysJerry Drake Varnell would have never tried to blow up a building without the FBI’s help, his family says.
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