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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Taliban true to form in their approach to women’s rights and terrorism in Afghanistan

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan – again! – bodes ill both for regional and international terrorism and for women’s and girls’ rights

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Quick Hits

When it is ok to talk to terrorist groups?

The belief that we should never talk to terrorists under any circumstances gets dicey when we are talking about saving people from starvation.

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April Today in Terrorism

April 27, 2011: Afghan air force pilot attacks US soldiers in Afghanistan

On April 27, 2001 the Taliban claimed an attack by an Afghan air force pilot in which eight US troops and a US contractor were killed.

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April Today in Terrorism

April 3, 2013: Taliban suicide attack on Afghan courthouse

On April 3, 2013 Taliban suicide bombers killed themselves and 44 others in an attack on a courtroom to free 10 of their comrades on trial.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 30, 2011: Suicide attack targets Islamist leader in Pakistan

On March 30, 2011 seven people were killed when a suicide bomber riding a motorbike blew himself up near a crowd in north-western Pakistan.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 29, 2016: Suicide bomber targets Friday prayers in Pakistan

On January 29, 2016 6 Pakistani soldiers and a child were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Balochistan during Friday prayers.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 14, 2011: Killing of female cop in Pakistan

On January 14, 2011 the Taliban, armed with assault rifles, broke into the home of a female police officer, killing her and four relatives.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 13, 2016: Suicide bombing of polio clinic in Pakistan

On January 13, 2016 the TTP claimed responsibility for a suicide bomber who killed 14 near a polio clinic in Quetta, Pakistan.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 4, 2016: Taliban attack wounds children in Afghanistan

On January 4, 2016 Afghan Taliban terrorists launched a truck bomb attack on a compound near Kabul airport wounding 30, including nine children.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 15, 2012: Taliban carries out an attack on Pakistani airport

On December 15, 2012 the Pakistani Taliban launched a rocket attack on Peshawar’s Bacha Khan airport killing four and injuring another 30.