Today in Terrorism: December 7, 2016 – Car bombings in Benghazi

On this day in 2016, unknown assailants carried out what is called “double-tap” bombings in Benghazi.

Today in Terrorism: December 6, 2011 – Afghanistan Shia Shrine attack

Our focus on Western victims of Islamist terrorism is understandable but misplaced: the vast majority of…

Today in Terrorism: December 5, 2013 – Yemen car bomb attack

The conflict in Yemen is complicated: war and terrorism are killing thousands and no one seems…

Today in Terrorism: December 4, 1971 and 2018

On December 4, 1971 the Ulster Volunteer Force exploded a bomb at a bar called McGurk's…

Today in Terrorism: December 3, 1975 and 2018

On this day in 1975, six armed men boarded a train at the Dutch town of…

Today in Terrorism: December 2, 2015 – Attack in San Bernardino, California

We usually associate marriage with the phrase “till death do us part”: this couple took the…

Today in Terrorism: December 01, 2018 – Jihadi attack in Mozambique

Recent attacks by a jihadi group in Mozambique demonstrate that this brand of terrorism is not…

Today in Terrorism: November 30, 2006 – Suicide bombing in Somalia

The predecessor to the Al Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia was responsible for several attacks and…

Today in Terrorism: November 29, 2014 – Attack in Xinjiang Province, PRC

China’s crackdown on Uyghur Muslims is a horrible abuse of state power, but there is a…

Today in Terrorism: November 28, 2014 – Plot by member of Phineas Priesthood

Sometimes terrorist groups just seem bizarre: who evokes the name of an Old Testament priest to…