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November Today in Terrorism

November 5, 1990: Islamist terrorist kills Jewish extremist in New York

On November 5, 1990 Jewish extremist Meir Kahane was killed by an Islamist terrorist in New York City.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 23, 2014: Terrorist attacks NYPD with hatchet in New York

On October 23, 2014 a radical Muslim convert attacked four NYPD officers in Queens, injuring two, one critically.

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Radio interview

Intelligence veteran remembers the 9/11 terrorist attacks, 20 years later

“There has been hints and warnings”

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Quick Hits 160 – Why on earth would someone lie about being in a terrorist attack?

It is safe to say that most people would avoid being anywhere near a terrorist attack. Some, however, seem to have a fascination with these events to the point where they distort their own experiences. Borealis weighs in on this curious phenomenon. Read New York Times article Port Authority Bomber Is Sentenced to Life in […]

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March Today in Terrorism

March 4, 1973: Attempted assassination of Israeli prime minister in New York City

On this day in 1973 the Black September terrorist organisation hatched a plot to assassinate then-Israeli prime minister Golda Meir during a visit to New York

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March Today in Terrorism

March 1, 1994: Gunman targets Jewish students on Brooklyn Bridge

On this day in 1994 a gunman opened fire on a van carrying more than a dozen Hasidic students on the Brooklyn Bridge, killing one and injuring three others

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September Today in Terrorism

September 17, 2016: Pipe bomb explodes inside a garbage bin in New York

A terrorist inspired by both ISIS and AQ placed three bombs in New York and New Jersey in September 2016, one of which detonated, wounding 39.

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September Today in Terrorism

September 11, 2001: Attacks in New York and Washington

September 11, 2001 was a Tuesday. And a glorious Tuesday it was. I had walked to my job at CSIS – the Canadian Security Intelligence Service – as was my usual practice.

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Today in Terrorism

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 firebombs thrown by a ‘man with a mustache’.

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Today in Terrorism

January 24, 1975 | Bombing in New York City

Nationalist movements will resort to violence if some see it as advancing their cause. When it comes to colonial powers what comes to mind? I would imagine that you would first proffer countries like England, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Even Italy had an overseas territory in the Horn of Africa and Libya. All […]