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January Today in Terrorism

January 15, 2006: Suicide bombing in Afghanistan

On this day in 2006 a suicide car bomb hit a Canadian military convoy in southern Afghanistan, killing three civilians including diplomat Glyn Berry

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January Today in Terrorism

January 9, 2014: Murder of Pakistani counter terrorism police officer

On this day in 2014 a senior Pakistani police officer known for campaigning against the Taliban was killed in a bomb blast in Karachi.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 21, 2016: Taliban target Afghan MP, kill eight

On this day in December 2016 the Taliban killed eight and wounded six in an attack that targeted an Afghan MP.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 1, 2017: Terrorist shooting in Pakistan

Burqa-clad Islamist terrorists attacked an agriculture institute in Peshawar, Pakistan in December 2017, killing nine and wounding 37

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November Today in Terrorism

November 14, 2005: Taliban suicide bombings in Kabul

The Taliban were responsible for two November 2005 suicide attacks in Kabul that targeted NATO soldiers: nine people died in the incidents.

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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

Kamran Bokhari – What are the real chances for peace in Afghanistan?

If you are following what is happening in Afghanistan you will know two things: one, the US is engaged in ‘peace talks’ with Taliban terrorists and two, Taliban terrorists are continuing to kill on  a daily basis.  Should we talk ‘peace’ with terrorists?  Borealis talks to a Canadian specialist on this  issue, Kamran Bokhari. About […]

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Articles The Chaos Group of Canada

Whither Afghan ‘peace’

War seems to be the fate of Afghanistan: peace may not be in the cards.

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Today in Terrorism

Taliban killing of church workers (July 19, 2007)

On this day in 2007, the Taliban kidnapped 23 South Korean evangelical Christians in 2007, killing two before releasing the rest in a $20 ransom deal with Seoul.

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Articles The Chaos Group of Canada

Why can’t some people just call terrorists ‘terrorists’?

While there is no question that the term terrorism is overused, there are puzzling occasions on which it is not used at all.

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Articles The Hill Times

‘Peace in our time’, Afghan style?

Why military interventions are hard to evaluate, especially ones in really broken lands like Afghanistan.