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Global Terrorism Index 2020

In 2019, deaths from terrorism fell for the fifth consecutive year, after peaking in 2014.

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Terrorist deaths are down for the 4th year in a row

Will that continue into 2021?

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CSIS and accusations of Islamophobia

Accusations that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service is Islamophobic do not take into account facts that Canadians have become jihadis.

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February 18, 1983 | ‘Nellie’ Massacres in Assam, India

On this day on 1983, a massacre unfolded over an election in which then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had allowed Bangladeshi migrants to vote.

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Sexual abuse in conservative Christian communities: This is religious terrorism too

If we want to be consistent with how we see and deal with terrorism, we need to look at the violence tolerated within fringe Christian sects.

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Nigeria’s terrorism challenge: It ain’t over yet!

Why the West African nation of Nigeria is faced with a serious terrorism problem that it seems unable to defeat.

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West Africa is bucking the downward trend in terrorist deaths

Recent reports that deaths from terrorism are significantly down do not seem to apply to Africa.

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Human rights groups discuss the 2019 Global Terrorism Index

The seventh annual Global Terrorism Index covers key global trends and patterns in terrorism.

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Deaths from terrorism are down, but…

Terrorists killed less than half as many people in 2018 than they did in 2014: some trends are still worrisome however.

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Suicide bombing in Nigeria – December 16, 2015

On this day in 2015, four female suicide bombers were killed at a checkpoint in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state after one of them detonated her explosives.