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When the fight for independence leads to terrorism

What do we do when independence movements which are not seen, at least not yet, as terrorist groups start to venture down that road.

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April Today in Terrorism

April 9, 2009: Independence movement blamed for attacks in Indonesia

On this day in 2009, a bombing in Jayapura, Indonesia killed 5 and injured several others while elsewhere 500 militants attacked a police post with bows and arrows and petrol bombs.

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Today in Terrorism

Bombing in Belfast (July 13, 2018)

The home of alleged former IRA member and Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in Belfast was bombed by the New IRA in July 2018: Adams’ grandchildren narrowly escaped injury.

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Today in Terrorism

Simultaneous bombings in near Saigon floating restaurant (June 26, 1965)

The Viet Cong is believed to have been behind a 1965 twin bombing at the My Canh restaurant in Saigon that killed 31, including five US servicemen.

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Lessons on Terrorism

Lessons on Terrorism – Is Luke Skywalker a freedom fighter?

Luke Skywalker is a freedom fighter right? Or is he a terrorist? On the eve of The Rise of Skywalker, listen to this cheeky look at terrorism and science fiction.