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January Today in Terrorism

January 13, 2016: Siege in southeast Turkey

On this day in 2016 five people were killed and 39 wounded in a car bomb attack on a police station and adjacent housing for officers in south-eastern Turkey

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Perspectives

Will the newest flare up in Nagorno-Karabakh lead to Armenian terrorism?

Renewed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh could lead to a new wave of Armenian terrorism.

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Today in Terrorism

PKK arson and murder in Basbaglar, Turkey (July 5, 1993)

On this day in 1993, PKK terrorists slaughtered 33 villagers in eastern Turkey and burned down 200 buildings including a clinic and a mosque.

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Today in Terrorism

March 12, 1985 | Attack on Turkish Embassy in Ottawa

On this day in 1985 three well-armed men driving a rented moving truck arrived at the Turkish Embassy and proceeded to shoot dead a 31-year old security guard.

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Today in Terrorism

March 9, 2004 | Attack on Freemasons in Istanbul

On this day in 2004 two terrorists opened fire in a restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey frequented by Masons before detonating suicide vests.

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Today in Terrorism

Today in Terrorism: December 10, 2016 – Istanbul bombing

On this day in 2016, two explosions caused by a car bombing and suicide bombing in Istanbul killed 48 people and injured 166 others.

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Phil in the media Video

CTV News – 22-year-old Ontario man charged with terror offences

Phil Gurski shares his take on the National Security investigation and the arrest of Ikar Mao, facing terrorism-related offenses after returning from Turkey.

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Today in Terrorism

Today in Terrorism: November 23, 1986 – Turkish consulate bombing in Melbourne

Armenian terrorism may strike some as yesteryear’s scourge but the Turkish government’s refusal to acknowledge the 1915 genocide could spur more action.

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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

Podcast 20 – Is Turkey Really a true ally of the West?

Episode 20 of An Intelligent Look at Terrorism is now available! In this episode, Phil asks if Turkey is really an ally of the West.