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Terrorism


Forget the false martyrs of terror. Honour the true martyrs of courage

Monica Doumit | 26 Jul 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: heroes, martyrdom, martyrs, terrorism


Is it ethical to pay ransoms?

Margaret Somerville | 15 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, Philippines, ransoms, terrorism
Two Canadian men have been beheaded after the government refused to pay ransoms to Filipino terrorists.


‘A really tough day for America’

Sheila Liaugminas | 14 June 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: jihadism, Orlando terrorist attack, terrorism


EgyptAir Flight 804: clues to a tragedy

Karl D. Stephan | 25 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: air crashes, EgyptAir Flight 804, surveillance, technology, terrorism
People are the weak link in aircraft technology


Belgium has divided and decentralized itself almost out of existence

Georges Van Den Abbeele | 30 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Belgium, Islamic extremism, multiculturalism, terrorism
Is the cockpit of the European Union a failed nation-state?


Privacy crunch: Apple vs. the FBI

Denyse O'Leary | 19 Feb 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Apple, FBI, privacy, terrorism


Militant suffragettes: morally justified, or just terrorists?

Janna Thompson | 18 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Suffragettes, terrorism
Destroying property is hardly the way to show you are fit to govern.


How to lose the war on terror

Daniel Baldino | 23 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Islamic State, moral panic, terrorism
Terrorism is designed to turbo-charge our emotions. We can't give in.


An “act of war”

James Schall SJ | 17 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Islam, Paris Attacks 2015, terrorism
Without an intellectual response to the challenge of ISIS, it will not be defeated.


Fearsome threats

Michael Cook | 16 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, France, ISIS, Islam, terrorism
France must resist the temptation to sink to the level of its ISIS foes.


Under the Black Flag: At the Frontier of the New Jihad

Peter Smith | 14 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Syria conflict, terrorism
A new book examines the rise and success of Daesh/ISIS.


What makes a violent extremist?

Carolyn Moynihan | 29 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family breakdown, ISIS, shootings, terrorism
ISIS videos and hate preachers. Anything else?


What causes this terrorist scourge?

James Schall SJ | 27 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, Islamic extremism, Muslim-Christian dialogue, terrorism
Militant Muslim extremists must be confronted intellectually as well as militarily.


Is military might enough to defeat ISIS?

David Alpher | 07 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, terrorism, warfare
Warfare alone can only treat the symptoms.


The programmed savagery of ISIS

Richard Rousseau | 01 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Islamic State, political theory, terrorism
The leaders of Islamic State have spent decades developing a theory of terror.


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