August 3, 1990: Attack on a mosque in Sri Lanka

Terrorist groups often act indiscriminately in choosing their targets. KATTANKUDY, SRI LANKA – When it comes…

146 Buddhist pilgrims killed in the Anuradhapura massacre (May 14, 1985)

On this day in 1985, LTTE terrorists slaughtered 148 Buddhist pilgrims at the Jaya Sri Maha…

May 1, 1995 | Assassination of Sri Lankan President

On this day in 1995, The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) assassinated Sri Lankaa President…

April 29, 1995 | Shootdown of military plane in Sri Lanka

The LTTE used an SA-7 to shoot down two Sri Lankan Air Force planes in Jaffna…

April 21, 2016 | Massacre by ISIS in Mosul

ISIS massacred 250 women and girls in the Iraqi city of Mosul when they refused to…

April 3, 1983 | Massacre of peasants in Peru

On this day in 1983, the Sendero massacred 69 peasants in the village of Lucanamarca in…

March 29, 2010 | Suicide bombings in Moscow

On this day in 2010, female suicide bombers are thought to have been behind an attack…

February 20, 2015 | Killing of Japanese teenager

On this day in 2015 a 13-year old youth in Kawasaki, Japan, Ryota Uemura, was found…

Just how important is leadership to terrorist groups?

ISIS has a new leader - does it matter? Can society function if everyone is on…

January 31, 1996 | LTTE attack in Colombo

On this day in 1996, a truck loaded with explosives crashed into the central bank in…