On March 19, 2017 a white supremacist killed a 66-year black man in New York in an apparent ‘warm-up’ for a mass killing of black men in Times Square.
On February 23, 1997 a 69-year old Palestinian opened fire at the Empire State Building in New York, killing one and wounding six.
On November 5, 1990 Jewish extremist Meir Kahane was killed by an Islamist terrorist in New York City.
On October 23, 2014 a radical Muslim convert attacked four NYPD officers in Queens, injuring two, one critically.
“There has been hints and warnings”
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 […]
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
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
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.
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.