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Terrorism

  1. capitol riot
    Multiple Extremist Group Members Arrested: Live UpdatesThe FBI is continuing to round up rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol. Meanwhile, Sunday’s state capitol protests were a non-event.
  2. christian right
    GOP Lawmaker Plotted Insurrections to Establish Christian StateWashington state legislator Matt Shea engaged in “three armed conflicts of political violence” against the U.S., according to a new report.
  3. getting out
    What It’s Like to Leave White NationalismFor “formers” like Austin, removing tattoos is a matter of life and death.
  4. feature
    A Year Inside a Growing American Terrorist MovementEleven years after Obama’s election, and three years into the Trump presidency, the threat of white-nationalist hate groups can’t be ignored.
  5. terrorism
    Police Kill Attacker After Stabbings in London Bridge ‘Terrorist Incident’Two people, in addition to the perpetrator, are dead after the attack.
  6. world view
    Trump’s al-Baghdadi Triumphalism Doesn’t Match RealityTaking out the world’s most wanted terrorist is clearly a win for the U.S. — but the broader challenges posed by ISIS are no closer to being resolved.
  7. civility
    What Should Progressives Be Willing to Sacrifice on the Altar of Civility?The “reasonable right” often asks too much for peace.
  8. racism
    How Police Brutality Can Function as TerrorismThese incidents, like Phoenix cops drawing guns on a young family, have psychological effects that mirror living under the threat of terrorism.
  9. foreign interests
    The ‘Caliphate’ Is Defeated, But ISIS Is Just Getting StartedIn claiming responsibility for Sunday’s bombings in Sri Lanka, the terror group is advertising its enduring power to direct violence around the world.
  10. terrorism
    What We Know About the Easter Terrorist Attacks in Sri LankaSuicide bombers from a religious extremist group killed more than 200 people in attacks on Catholic churches and luxury hotels.
  11. white nationalism
    White Nationalism Is the Republican Party’s Meal TicketThis week on Capitol Hill, Republicans tried to distract Americans from their complicity in white nationalism. They ended up drawing attention to it.
  12. terrorism
    White Deputy’s Son Arrested for Black Church Arsons in LouisianaArsons and bombings that target black churches are deeply woven into U.S. history.
  13. domestic terrorism
    Report: Domestic Terrorism Still a Greater Threat Than Islamic ExtremismAccording to internal FBI figures, more domestic terror suspects were arrested in 2018 than those inspired by extremist Islamic groups like ISIS.
  14. terrorism
    Trump Should Stop Telling Hateful Lies That Racist Terrorists BelieveThe president might not have inspired Christopher Hasson. But the (alleged) terrorist’s thwarted plot illustrates the dangers of Trump’s demagogy.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. crime
    CNN Anchors Evacuated Mid-Broadcast Amid Bomb ThreatCNN’s headquarters have been evacuated after a pipe bomb was discovered in their mail room.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. terrorism
    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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. international affairs
    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.
  24. awful things
    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.
  25. Trump Questioned Why CIA Avoided Killing Terrorist’s Family: ReportPerhaps “you have to take out their families” was more than chilling campaign rhetoric.
  26. 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.”
  27. 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.”
  28. Attempted Suicide Vest Attack First on American SoilA method that’s been seen in Europe, but not the U.S.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. Report: Sessions Asks Where American Terror Suspects Are ‘Originally’ FromA revealing question from the attorney general.
  32. awful things
    Death Toll in Sinai Mosque Attack Raised to 305Egypt suffered the deadliest terrorist attack in its modern history on Friday.
  33. 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.
  34. After Truck Attack, Barriers Go Up Along Hudson River Bike PathThe city is placing concrete barriers at 57 intersections along the bike path.
  35. new york terror attack
    ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manhattan Terror AttackThe statement, which came later than usual, calls Sayfullo Saipov “one of the soldiers of the Caliphate.”
  36. terrorism
    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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. On Not Being Scared of a Halloween AttackA lot of people moved on with unnerving speed.
  40. 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.
  41. Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo Say Trump Hasn’t Bothered to CallHe did send some tweets though.
  42. 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).
  43. protecting people
    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.
  44. 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.
  45. chelsea bombing
    Chelsea Bomber Ahmed Rahimi Found GuiltyHe faces a mandatory life sentence.
  46. awful things
    Terrorist Truck Bombings in Somalia Leave Hundreds DeadThe death toll is still rising after the deadliest terrorist attack in Somalia’s history.
  47. international affairs
    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.
  48. select all
    NGO Director Convicted on Terrorism Charges for Refusing to Give Up PasswordsA British court ruling sets a concerning precedent.
  49. 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.
  50. terrorism
    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.
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