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How much should we really worry about Iran?

Today is a bit of a departure, but just a bit: I want to talk about Iran. You know, that country in the Middle East which everyone thinks is public enemy #1!

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Suspected ISIS attack in South Africa (May 10, 2018)

On this day in 2018, a rare terrorist attack occurred when three men killed one person and wounded two in a bomb/knife assault against a Shia mosque.

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April 4, 2010 | ISIS bombing in Baghdad

On this day in 2010, three suicide car bombs hit the centre of Iraq’s capital city, Baghdad, killing at least 42 and injuring more than 200 others.

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One person’s terrorist is another’s bizarre asexual cultist/terrorist

Just because a government decides to ‘de-list’ a terrorist group does not mean it no longer is one.

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February 13, 2015 | Peshawar mosque attack

On this day in 2015, terrorists besieged a mosque in Peshawar (Pakistan) with firearms and bombs, killing 22 and wounding at least 60.

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January 14, 2012 | Suicide bomber kills 53, wounds 130 in Basra, Iraq

On this day in 2012, a suicide wearing a police uniform bomber struck a procession of Iraqi Shias, killing at least 53 and wounding 130 people.

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Car bombing of Shia pilgrims in Iraq – January 3, 2013

Despite our Western-centric views on terrorism, it is an unavoidable fact that the vast majority of casualties from Muslim terrorists are other Muslims.