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Terrorism

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Top Terrorism Articles

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  • Suriname leader's son pleads guilty to trying to help Hezbollah

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Suriname President Desi Bouterse's son pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of attempting to aid Hezbollah, a U.S.-designated terrorist group, and conspiring to import cocaine into the United States. Dino Bouterse, who once held a...
  • Islamic state fighters: They're terrorists, not militants

    To the editor: Are the latest political linguistics coming from Washington or from The Times? According to the dictionary, the term "militant" means combative or aggressive, while the term "terrorist" is defined as one who uses or favors terrorizing...
  • Should jetliners be equipped with anti-missile systems?

    Should jetliners be equipped with anti-missile systems?
    In the wake of the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine, Americans have grown fearful that terrorists may shoot down a commercial plane with a ground-to-air missile. A new survey found that 47% of Americans who were questioned said they...
  • As Kenya fights terrorism, its tactics come under fire

    The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes. Sheik Aboud Rogo Mohammed steered the car to the shoulder and...
  • In Kurdish Irbil, first car bomb raises fear of onslaught by Islamic State

    IRBIL, Iraq A car bomb that exploded along a busy Irbil thoroughfare Saturday evening was the first attack on the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region since the Islamic State took control of much of adjacent Iraqi Arab territory in mid-June, and...
  • Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Saturday it planned tougher laws to deal with British Islamist militants after Islamic State (IS) fighters in the Middle East released a video showing a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley. British...
  • U.S. considers attacking Islamic State militants in Syria

    Declaring that the beheading of an American journalist was a terrorist attack on the United States, the Obama administration said Friday that it was weighing how to confront Islamic State militants in Syria, in what would be a major escalation of U.S....
  • Islamic extremists seize Syrian military base, then behead captured government soldiers

    ISTANBUL Islamic extremists captured a major government military airport in Raqqa, eastern Syria, on Sunday, completing their takeover of the entire province and dealing a humiliating blow to President Bashar Assad. The victory is further evidence that...
  • R.R. Donnelley as an Argentine terrorist is a hard Zell

    R.R. Donnelley as an Argentine terrorist is a hard Zell
    Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, went on TV a little more than a week ago to denounce U.S. hedge funds she sees as undermining her nation's already struggling economy, echoing other members of her government in calling them a sort of...
  • The 'terrorist screening database': Are they all terrorists?

    This page has criticized the government's infamous "no-fly list" because it is so manifestly susceptible to error. Now comes new information about how the federal government compiles the bigger, broader "terrorist screening database" from which the no-fly...
  • What is the nature of Hamas? Should Israel talk to it?

    My deadline is one week before you will be reading this. I am writing during a relative lull in the fighting. Hamas rockets are still being lobbed into Israel on a much reduced basis and Israel is bombing Gaza with reduced intensity. Both sides are now...