terrorism

The Best TV & Film to Binge During Lockdown

One of the many intrusive thoughts I’ve had during this long lockdown period is how Western audiences have been so undernourished with decent TV & film fiction on jihadism. The ideological struggle of the Cold War produced some timeless fiction, from...

France Post-Charlie Hebdo

On January 7, 2015, France suffered the worst terrorist attack on its soil in over 50 years when gunmen Said and Cherif Kouachi barged into the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, slaughtering 12. Over the next two days, another...

Female Suicide Bombers: What Makes Them Tick?

At one time, it was assumed that it was impossible to study the motives of women who sacrifice their lives during acts of terror, simply because those instances were so rare and isolated. However, as female participation in suicide bombings has...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On December 6, 2018, a suicide car bomb exploded near a police post in the Iranian port city of Chabahar, killing four officers and wounding 48 other people. Ansar al-Furqan, an al-Qaeda-linked Baloch insurgent group, claimed responsibility.

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