It is indeed rare that I find myself writing about terrorism in my own country. I thankfully live in a land where political or religious violence is infrequent and even on those occasions where someone, or several someones, is plotting to do something violent we are blessed with a competent set of counter terrorism agencies […]
How far would you go to prevent something bad from happening? Here is a small example. Let’s say you were walking downtown and came across a man and a woman arguing. As you went by you noticed things were getting more heated. Voices were raised and tempers skyrocketed. There was some physical contact (fingers pointed […]
On this day in 1977, German businessman Hanns Martin Schleyer was killed by the Rote Armee Fraktion (Red Army Faction).
On this day in 1970, Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte, who had been kidnapped seven days earlier, was found dead in the trunk of a car.
On this day in 2006, 92 sailors were killed and 150 more injured during a barbaric terrorist attack in Sri Lanka.
In just four hours, the village of Palliyathidal was the scene where some 285 men, women and children were killed by a 1,000 strong LTTE force.
Of all the actions carried out by Al Shabaab , the deadliest one took place on this day two years ago.
The neverending back-and-forth between the Israelis and the Palestinians was captured in a single day back in 2015.
On this day in 1984, the Irish Republican Army (IRA) bombed the Grand Hotel in Brighton (England), where then UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s ruling Conservative Party was holding its annual conference. Five people died and many more were injured.
On this day in 1993, a publisher linked to “The Satanic Verses”, a novel by Salman Rushdie, was shot in Oslo, Norway.