Protesters who claimed to be members of the far-right Proud Boys gather with other Trump supporters outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Mimicking other groups and making false claims of responsibility are popular deception tactics used in terrorism.
A supporter of President Donald Trump, seen wearing a QAnon shirt, is confronted by Capitol Police officers outside the Senate Chamber during the invasion of the U.S. Capitol.
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Conspiracy theories spread online are the backbone of Donald Trump's falsehoods about his loss in the U.S. election. The real world consequences of those conspiracies have now exploded.
Taliban militants and Afghan civilians celebrate the signing of a peace deal with the United States on March 2.
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Because the Taliban's insurgency is so well financed, the Afghan government must spend enormous sums on war, too. A peace accord would free up funds for basic services, economic development and more.
Darryn Frost continues to suffer from PTSD but insists we don't forget why people were gathered near London Bridge on November 29.
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Nigeria is not getting full benefits of increased funding for its military
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Attacks in Austria and France mean that the UK is also on high alert.
France and its leaders are endlessly repeating the mistakes of the past, burdened by a flawed framing of identity and a needlessly narrow path to belonging.
Samira, originally from Belgium, walks with her son in Camp Roj in northern Syria. Her French husband is imprisoned for links to the Islamic State. She has tried to return to Belgium, where she says she wants to reintegrate into society, but their repatriation has sparked controversy.
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The children of Canadians who have left to join the Islamic State are the subject of a fierce debate about Canada's obligation to their repatriation.
In this April 2020 photo, protesters carry rifles near the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, Mich. A plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor has put a focus on the security of governors in the United States.
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Is right-wing violent extremism the new fifth wave of modern terrorism? If so, there's no doubt the impacts of COVID-19 will only help accelerate the radicalization of its adherents.
Hommage to Samuel Paty: “Thank you Mr. Paty to have taught us history and freedom of expression.”
The horrific death of Samuel Paty, a history and geography teacher, highlights the importance of the work of educators who are, more than ever, on the front lines of the fight for freedom of expression.
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The shrinking of Lake Chad contributes to instability in the countries which sit around its expanse.
A visitor looks at the faces of some of the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing at the Oklahoma National Memorial museum in Oklahoma City.
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The Sept. 11 bombings killed almost 3,000 Americans. But if you exclude that unique event for the last two decades of terrorist activity, a different picture of US vulnerability appears.
In a New Zealand legal first, mass-murderer and terrorist Brenton Tarrant is jailed for life with no chance of parole.
New Zealand and Australia have no prisoner transfer agreement. By negotiating one, we could deport the Christchurch terrorist and help resolve the trans-Tasman prisoner problem in the process.
Global terrorism has been relatively quiet as the world is consumed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But it is still there, unabated, and we need to do more to stop it.
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Nigeria must eschew nepotism and ethnic or religious sentiments in the war against terror.
As businesses use more outdoor space, we must make sure these areas are suitably protected.
Chicago’s O'Hare and other U.S. airports remain largely empty despite increased mask wearing and other measures to prevent COVID-19 spread.
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Airlines and airports reacted quickly after 9/11 to put new procedures in place that overcame passengers' newfound fears of flying. An aviation historian explains why it may be harder to so today.
A whole life sentence has never been imposed in New Zealand but it seems likely the prosecution will call for one for the Christchurch gunman.
When blocking a highway, who is a domestic terrorist and who is a peaceful protester? And does it make a legal difference?
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Legally designating domestic extremist groups as terrorist organizations – as some in the US advocate now – will have limited benefits, if any at all.