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A Russian National Guard servicemen secures an area as a massive blaze seen over the Crocus City Hall in Moscow. An Islamic State affiliate has claimed responsibility for the attack on the concert hall that killed over 130 people. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)

ISIS-K’s attack in Moscow risks escalating the Russia-Ukraine war

Ukraine has denied any involvement in the terrorist attack that killed dozens of people in Moscow, but that doesn’t mean Russia won’t try to use the event as a way to escalate its war with Ukraine.
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Christchurch attacks 5 years on: terrorist’s online history gives clues to preventing future atrocities

New research mapping the online and real-world activity of the Christchurch attacker provides insights into his radicalisation and the ways others contemplating terrorist violence might act.
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Christchurch terrorist discussed attacks online a year before carrying them out, new research reveals

Five years on from the attacks, a detailed investigation of the shooter’s online radicalisation shows he was openly posting about his plans. Why was it missed and what can we learn?
A makeshift memorial in the South River Forest for environmental activist Manuel Terán. Cheney Orr/AFP via Getty Images

More than a year after the death of an environmental activist, questions remain on the dangerousness of the Stop Cop City movement near Atlanta

The death of a protester in 2023 at the site of the proposed Atlanta Public Safety Training Center has brought renewed attention to radical environmentalism in the United States.
Protesters wave Palestinian flags during a demonstration outside the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, on Jan. 11, 2024. The United Nations’ top court opened hearings into South Africa’s allegation that Israel’s war with Hamas amounts to genocide against Palestinians. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)

How economics can shed light on the motivations of extremist groups like Hamas

Real and perceived economic grievances often fuel extremist groups like Hamas. Here’s how the economic basics of supply provide a way to tackle terrorism.

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