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November 3, 2018: ADF terrorist attack in DRC

The so-called Allied Democratic Forces abducted and killed civilians in eastern DRC in early November 2018

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FBI foils right-wing terror plot to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer

Borealis talks with CHML’s Bill Kelly about the FBI takedown of a right wing Michigan militia plot to kidnap and kill the state governor. Have a listen!

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13 men charged in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer

Watch my appearance on Global News about the FBI accusing 13 men of a violent plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and start a U.S. civil war ahead of the November presidential election.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 5, 1970: FLQ kidnapping of British diplomat

On this day in 1970 the Quebec separatist terrorist group FLQ kidnapped UK trade commissioner James Cross in a bid to gain independence.

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April 13, 2010 | Kidnapping attempt in the Philippines

On this day in 2010, a kidnapping by the AQ-linked Abu Sayyaf Group in the Philippines went awry as the terrorist group killed 10 people.

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March 16, 1978 | Kidnapping of former Italian PM Aldo Moro

On this day in 1978, the Brigade Rosse kidnapped former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro. Less than two months later, his bullet-riddled body was found in the back of a car in the centre in Rome.