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Terrorism

  1. crime and punishment
    Supreme Court Reinstates Death Penalty for Boston Marathon BomberThe decision creates a dilemma for Joe Biden, who opposes the federal death penalty even as his Justice Department sought it for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  2. explainer
    What We Know About the Texas Synagogue Hostage StandoffRabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker said Monday that he and two other hostages were able to escape after he threw a chair at their captor.
  3. 9/11: 20 years later
    How 9/11 Destroyed the Muslim Model-Minority MythFor people in my generation, the attacks inaugurated a new political consciousness.
  4. afghanistan
    U.S. Airstrike Targets ISIS-K ‘Planner’ in AfghanistanThe U.S. conducted a drone strike in retaliation for Thursday’s devastating suicide bombing outside Kabul’s airport.
  5. 9/11: 20 years later
    The 9/11 Museum and Its DiscontentsA new documentary goes inside the battles that have riven the institution and shaped the historical legacy of the attack.
  6. afghanistan
    One Dead After Firefight Breaks Out at Kabul AirportMeanwhile, the U.S. military evacuated 10,400 people over a 24-hour period, a new high for the effort.
  7. national security
    The War on Terror Is InescapableIt produced Trump and remains a threat to American democracy, a new book argues.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. getting out
    What It’s Like to Leave White NationalismFor “formers” like Austin, removing tattoos is a matter of life and death.
  11. 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.
  12. terrorism
    Police Kill Attacker After Stabbings in London Bridge ‘Terrorist Incident’Two people, in addition to the perpetrator, are dead after the attack.
  13. 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.
  14. civility
    What Should Progressives Be Willing to Sacrifice on the Altar of Civility?The “reasonable right” often asks too much for peace.
  15. the political corner
    Rihanna Wants Trump to Define This Weekend’s Mass Shootings As Terrorist Attacks“Nobody deserves to die like this! NOBODY!”
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. terrorism
    Asos Billionaire Lost Three Children in Sri Lanka Terrorist AttackAt least 290 people have died in the attacks.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. christchurch massacre
    Australian Senator Blames Mosque Massacre on Muslims“While Muslims may have been the victims today, usually they are the perpetrators,” known xenophobe Fraser Anning said in a statement.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. terrorism
    Robert De Niro Mailed Suspicious Package Similar to Clinton, Obama BombsA suspicious device was mailed to his Tribeca offices.
  29. crime
    CNN Anchors Evacuated Mid-Broadcast Amid Bomb ThreatCNN’s headquarters have been evacuated after a pipe bomb was discovered in their mail room.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. podcast review
    Caliphate Is a Breathtaking Investigation of ISISThe New York Times podcast answers an essential question: “Who are we fighting, anyway?”
  36. controversies
    Priyanka Chopra Apologizes for Quantico Episode Featuring Indian Terrorists“I sincerely apologise. I’m a proud Indian and that will never change.”
  37. 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.
  38. media
    The New York Times’ Rukmini Callimachi on How She Gets Close to ISISThe foreign correspondent and terrorism expert discusses her new podcast Caliphate.
  39. 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.
  40. Trump Questioned Why CIA Avoided Killing Terrorist’s Family: ReportPerhaps “you have to take out their families” was more than chilling campaign rhetoric.
  41. 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.”
  42. 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.”
  43. Attempted Suicide Vest Attack First on American SoilA method that’s been seen in Europe, but not the U.S.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. Report: Sessions Asks Where American Terror Suspects Are ‘Originally’ FromA revealing question from the attorney general.
  47. awful things
    Death Toll in Sinai Mosque Attack Raised to 305Egypt suffered the deadliest terrorist attack in its modern history on Friday.
  48. 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.
  49. After Truck Attack, Barriers Go Up Along Hudson River Bike PathThe city is placing concrete barriers at 57 intersections along the bike path.
  50. 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.”
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