Terrorism

Morning Bell: New Wave of Attacks on U.S. Embassies

Morning Bell: New Wave of Attacks on U.S. Embassies

Amy Payne

September 13, 2012

 

Protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen today and set fire to a building. Like the mob in Egypt on Tuesday, they tore down the American flag. Reports are also circulating of a separate protest in Tehran today with about 500 Iranians chanting “Death to America.” Meanwhile, a onetime mentor of Osama bin Laden called on his followers to replicate what happened in Libya and Egypt.

Leftist Turkish group behind Istanbul blast: statement

Leftist Turkish group behind Istanbul blast: statement

Sep 11, 2012 (Reuters)

A Turkish leftist militant group was responsible for asuicide bombing at a police station in Istanbul on Tuesday whichkilled one police officer, a statement published on a website close tothe group and a senior security official said.

Is Bin Laden Winning?

Is Bin Laden Winning?

Robert Wright Sep 11 2012

If in 2001, a few hours after the 9/11 attacks, you had described toOsama bin Laden the world that would exist exactly 11 years later, howwould he have reacted?

A Stubborn Terror

A Stubborn Terror

September 10, 2012

Eleven years after 9/11, al Qaeda is fighting back. Despite a focused and concerted American-led global effort—despite the blows inflicted on it by drones, SEALS, and spies—the terror group is thriving in the Arab world, thanks to the revolutions that swept across it in the last 18 months. And the group remains intent on striking inside America and Europe.

Deadly Kabul Blast Linked to U.S.-Terror Designation

Deadly Kabul Blast Linked to U.S.-Terror Designation

The Wall Street Journal, 8 September 2012

KABUL—A suicide attacker set off a bomb Saturday near the headquarters of the U.S.-led coalition in Kabul, killing six people in what the Taliban said was a deliberate response to the U.S. designating an affiliated insurgent group as a terrorist organization.

Iraq struggles to contain domestic terrorism

Iraq struggles to contain domestic terrorism

Kersten Knipp, Deutsche Welle,

8 September 2012

Nine months after the withdrawal of US troops, Iraq is still unstable. Terrorism remains the country's biggest problem, but the catastrophic conflict in Syria - of all things - provides some hope.

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