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A dead terrorist is a good terrorist, especially when another terrorist kills him

When terrorists kill terrorists it is a good day (provided that innocent civilians do not also die in the process). One less terrorist to worry about is a good thing.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 29, 1992: Bombing of hotels in Aden

On this day in 1992 Al Qaeda was behind the bombing of a Movenpick Hotel in Aden, Yemen that killed a tourist and an employee.

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Why Islamist extremists hate democracy so much

One sure sign that someone is become radicalised, perhaps violently so, is their rejection of democracy.

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November Today in Terrorism

November 26, 2004: Three German soldiers injured by Taliban bombing in Afghanistan

Three German soldiers serving with the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan were wounded by a Taliban bomb in November 2004.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 12, 2000: Bombing of USS Cole in Yemen

After a failed first attempt, in 2000 Al Qaeda carried out a successful bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen, killing 17 sailors and wounding 39.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 8, 2002: Al Qaeda attack in Kuwait

Two AQ terrorists attacked unarmed US Marines engaged in exercises on Kuwait’s Failaka Island in 2002, killing one and wounding one.

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September Today in Terrorism

September 11, 2001: Attacks in New York and Washington

September 11, 2001 was a Tuesday. And a glorious Tuesday it was. I had walked to my job at CSIS – the Canadian Security Intelligence Service – as was my usual practice.

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Today in Terrorism

August 7, 1998: US embassy bombings in East Africa

On this day in 1998, US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed in by Al Qaeda in a massive attack that killed more than 200 and wounded thousands.

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Bombers kill 88 at Egyptian Ghazala Gardens hotel resort (July 23, 2005)

On this day in 2005, an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group known as the Abdallah Azzam Brigades set off bombs in the Egyptian Red Sea resort killing 88.

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Articles The Chaos Group of Canada

Why can’t Canada deport a terrorist?

Al Qaeda member Mohamed Harkat should have been sent back to his native Algeria decades ago: why is he still here in Canada?