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Eye on Extremism: May 26

“British investigators searching for clues to the motives and possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who killed at least 22 at a concert in Manchester are increasingly focusing on Libya — and the Islamic State’s presence here. Authorities say that Salman Abedi, a British citizen of...
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Eye on Extremism: May 25

“The police accelerated their hunt Wednesday for co-plotters of the Manchester concert bombing, making at least a half-dozen arrests in Britain, searching for a possible clandestine bomb factory and extending the investigation to Libya, where two of the bomber’s relatives were detained...
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Eye on Extremism: May 24

“Britain’s prime minister put the nation on its highest level of alert on Tuesday and deployed the military to work with the police over fears that another terrorist attack was imminent. The announcement came as the police continued to investigate whether the Monday night bombing at a...
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ISIS Claims Credit for Bombing that Killed at Least 22, Including Children

The suicide attack that claimed the lives of at least 22 people outside the Manchester Arena on May 22 fits a pattern of terrorists targeting crowded areas to maximize civilian casualties, CEP said, in releasing updated reports on terror targets and extremism and counter-extremism in the United Kingdom.
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Eye on Extremism: May 23

“An explosion that appeared to be a suicide bombing killed at least 22 people on Monday night and wounded 59 others at an Ariana Grande concert filled with adoring adolescent fans, in what the police were treating as a terrorist attack. Panic and mayhem seized the crowd at the Manchester...