Manchester Arena bombing


CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "For me, as a counter-extremism expert and former prison governor, with long experience of serious-incident command, it made depressing reading. I once coined the phrase ‘institutional timidity’ to describe the risk-averse, buck-passing paralysis that can seize some public organisations. In hiding behind bureaucracy, hierarchy, rules and ideology, they lose their sense of purpose."

November 3, 2022
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Manchester Arena Inquiry: The Role of a Jailed Terrorist

The Manchester Arena terrorist attack on 22nd May 2017 stunned a nation already reeling from another lethal attack on the U.K. Parliament just two months earlier. Just after 11.30 in the evening, 22-year-old Islamist suicide bomber Salman Ramadan...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On November 29, 2020, an assailant detonated an explosives-filled military vehicle on an Afghan army base, killing at least 31 and wounding 24. 

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