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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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Terrorism in Nigeria appears to have no end in sight

Annual Nigerian presidential claims that terrorism is on the descendant are invariably wrong: the exact opposite is true.

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Cutting through the disinformation problem in terrorism

Terrorists seek to sow fear and angst: it is important to gather as much data as possible to separate facts from lies.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 19, 2016: Berlin Christmas market attack

On this day in 2016 an ISIS-inspired Islamist terrorist ploughed a vehicle into a Christmas market in Berlin killing 12 and wounding dozens.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 10, 2016: ISIS suicide bombing in Yemen

An Islamic State affiliate in Yemen was behind a suicide bombing in Aden that killed 50 and wounded another 70

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November Today in Terrorism

November 29, 2019: ISIS stabbing on London Bridge

Two people were killed and three injured by a knife-wielding man near London Bridge in November 2019 in an attack claimed by ISIS.

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November Today in Terrorism

November 28, 2016: Car ramming in Ohio

An ISIS-inspired man drove a car into a crowd on the grounds of Ohio State University, wounding 11 before he was killed by police in November 2016

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November Today in Terrorism

November 10, 2016: ISIS executions in Iraq

Islamic State executed scores of civilians in Iraq in November 2016 in unspeakably cruel ways.

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November Today in Terrorism

November 7, 2018: ISIS attack in Tajik prison

Islamic State claimed that one of its ‘fighters’ was behind a prison riot in Tajikistan in which 27 were killed, including prison guards.

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Does ‘deradicalisation’ in prison work?

In the wake of the terrorist attack in Vienna, we learned that the perpetrator was a wannabe ISIS fighter who was sent to prison. While there he went into a ‘deradicalisation’ program and told the organisers he had abandoned ISIS ideology, but went on to kill five people in downtown Vienna. What does this tell […]