Quick Hits: Research finds Canadians among most active in online right-wing extremism

Canadians are supposedly really active on right wing extremism websites. How worried should we be? Have…

The Al Saud of Saudi Arabia and Wahhabism: A Marriage of Convenience

Lorc├ín Owens speak to Phil Gurski, a former Canadian spy and terrorism expert, to discuss Saudi…

The Jihadi view of the world in a nutshell

We talk a lot about ideology when it comes to terrorism: sometimes it is a good…

Podcast 33 – Who was Abdallah Azzam? A discussion with Norwegian scholar Thomas Hegghammer

What was Abdallah Azzam role in modern Islamist terrorism? Listen to my chat with Norwegian scholar…

March 6, 2016 | Attack on a Sufi Mosque in Kabul

On this day in 2016 gunmen entered a Sufi mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul…

February 29, 2016 | 4-Year-Old Child Beheading in Moscow

On this day in 2016, nanny Gulchekhra Bobokulova decapitated a 4-year-old girl in her care and…

February 28, 1989 | Firebombing of Riverdale Press in New York

On this day in 1989 the offices of The Riverdale Press were heavily damaged by two…

February 27, 2011 | 14 Dead at Kandahar Dog Fight

Terrorists want to undo everything we believe in and more: sometimes their targets are just inane.…

February 16, 1999 | Car bombs in Uzbekistan

As the #1 terrorist threat worldwide, Islamist extremists attack more countries than many realise.

February 13, 2015 | Peshawar mosque attack

On this day in 2015, terrorists besieged a mosque in Peshawar (Pakistan) with firearms and bombs,…