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Sometimes it may make sense for some to turn to terrorism

Decades of frustrated desires for autonomy, if not outright independence, are readily understandable motivations for some to turn to terrorism.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 13, 2016: Gunmen target beach resort in Ivory Coast

On this day in 2016 at least 16 people were killed in a gun attack on a beach resort in southern Ivory Coast.

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Today in Terrorism

Tunisian shepherd kidnapped and tortured by AQIM (June 24, 2018)

On this day in 2018, a young Tunisian shepherd who was tortured by AQIM terrorists survived his ordeal but later died from his injuries.

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Podcast Quick Hits

Abdelmalek Droukdel: How important is the death of a terrorist group’s leader?

The French military claims it has killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of the Al Qaeda terrorist affiliate AQIM in North Africa. How important is the death of a terrorist group’s leader?

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Today in Terrorism

Two Tunisian soldiers killed in AQIM attack (June 6, 2013)

On this day in 2013, two Tunisian soldiers were killed and two wounded in a terrorist attack carried out by Al Qaeda affiliate AQIM near Tunisia’s border with Algeria.