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Berlin Christmas Market Suspect Killed in Milan

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 10:00am 12/23/2016 at 10:00am

Authorities in Milan have killed the Tunisian man who drove a truck through a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Italian police in the gritty Sesto San Giovanni neighborhood stopped Anis Amri just after 3 a.m. outside a train station for a routine check. When the officers...

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Australia Thwarts ISIS Inspired Christmas Day Bombing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 7:00am 12/23/2016 at 7:00am
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Five individuals are in custody after Australian police thwarted an attempted Christmas Day bombing.

According to the BBC:

Five men are in custody after early-morning raids on Friday, Victoria Police chief Graham Ashton said.

Mr Ashton said the threat involved “use of explosives” and other weapons including “knives or a firearm”.

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CNN Expert: Terror Threat ‘Modest . . . I Don’t Worry About Terrorism’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 10:00am 12/22/2016 at 10:00am

Don’t look for Phil Mudd to be joining the Trump anti-terrorism team anytime soon . . . Mudd, a CNN counterterrorism analyst, declared today that the threat of terrorism is “modest.” When it comes to young people, Mudd said that he worries about gangs and drugs: “I don’t worry about terrorism.”

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Merkel’s Germany: Christmas under the shadow of Jihad

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 10:00am 12/21/2016 at 10:00am
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“I am horrified, shocked and deeply saddened,” Chancellor Angela Merkel told the press after 12 people were killed and at least 49 people were injured in a terror attack on a Berlin Christmas market. Police are still looking for...

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Orlando Nightclub Shooting Victims’ Families Sue Facebook, Twitter, and Google

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 7:00pm 12/20/2016 at 7:00pm

The families of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims filed a federal complaint against the web giants for allegedly providing “material support” to ISIS and helping terrorist Omar Mateen “radicalize”, according to an exclusive report by Fox News.

Why not sue Mateen’s internet service provider? Or the manufacturer of the web-enabled devises he...

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True, Joe, We Can’t Ban Trucks. But We Can Ban the People Who Drive Them

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8:30am 12/20/2016 at 8:30am

In the wake of yesterday’s terror attacks, including the one in Berlin in which 12 people were killed and many more injured, Donald Trump tweeted that the civilized world must “change thinking.”

A disdainful Joe Scarborough reacted on today’s Morning Joe: “I don’t know exactly what the civilized world is going to...

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Breaking: Terror Attack in Berlin

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 4:17pm 12/19/2016 at 4:17pm

A truck ploughed through a Christmas market in Berlin today evening, killing at least twelve people and injuring 50 others. The attack took place on the Breitscheidplatz square, near Berlin’s iconic Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church along the Kurfürstendamm shopping area.

According to Associated Press, Berlin police have arrested the suspected driver, another...

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State Department Addresses Prison Radicalization Worldwide

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/14/2016 at 3:00pm

The State Department issued a statement about a recent conference hosted with U.S. tax dollars which addressed prison radicalization.

From the release:

The International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ), with grant funding from the United States, hosted a global workshop in Valletta, Malta on December 12-13, 2016, on efforts...

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Egypt: Coptic Cathedral Bombed During Mass, At Least 25 Dead

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 11:00am 12/11/2016 at 11:00am
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Just six days after a bombing in Cairo killed six policemen, another bomb explodes at Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, killing 25 and wounding another 35 people.  The victims are believed to be mostly women and children.

Hasam, a terrorist group linked to the Muslim Brotherhood, claimed responsibility for the first Cairo...

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Student Activist Group at Ohio State Says Attacker Was Wrongly Shot by Police

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 10:00am 12/10/2016 at 10:00am

Admit it, you knew it was just a matter of time before someone said this. Didn’t you?

The Daily Caller reports:

OSU Activists Complain Terrorist Was Wrongly Shot By Police

An Ohio State University (OSU) student who attempted to go on a stabbing spree last month before being gunned down by a nearby officer...

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Report: 1,750 ISIS Jihadists in Europe for Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/9/2016 at 1:00pm

EU counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove will tell the EU interior ministers on Friday that experts have found 1,750 ISIS jihadists have come back to Europe to perform terrorist attacks:

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Now Dylann Roof Wants His Lawyers Back

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/5/2016 at 2:00pm

`Last week, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel granted Dylann Roof’s request to represent himself at his trial for murdering nine black people at a church in Charleston, SC, in the summer of 2015. But now Roof wants his lawyers back during the guilt phase:

After a two-sentence formal motion filed by his...

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Did al-Qaeda Inspire Ohio State Attacker?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/29/2016 at 5:30pm

On Monday, Ohio State University student Abdul Razak Ali Artan, 18, plowed his car into a crowd of people. He exited the car and stabbed bystanders, injuring eleven people, before a cop shot and killed him.

Authorities have not found a specific motive, but they have started an investigation into Artan’s social...

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Palestinian Intifada car ramming tactic comes to Ohio State

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 8:30pm 11/28/2016 at 8:30pm
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I was off the grid traveling much of the day, so I didn’t follow in live time the apparent terror incident at Ohio State University where a Somali legal immigrant rammed his car into pedestrians on the sidewalk, then attacked with what is variously described as a butcher knife or machete.

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Judge Finds Dylann Roof Competent to Stand Trial in Charleston Church Shootings

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/25/2016 at 1:00pm

Last summer, Dylann Roof opened fire at the historic Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, murdering nine black people during a meeting. The court started jury selection this month, but U.S. Distric Judge Richard Mark Gergel stopped the process when Roof and his defense team filed a...

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France: Authorities Arrest Seven For Allegedly Planning Terrorist Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 21, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/21/2016 at 1:30pm

French authorities have arrested seven people who allegedly planned a terrorist attack. Fox News reported:

The suspects were arrested in Strasbourg and Marseille over the weekend. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said...

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“Why I was arrested and thrown in jail by George Mason U. police”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 21, 2016 at 10:00am 11/21/2016 at 10:00am
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Oleg Atbashian is the creator of the satirical political website The People’s Cube, which eventually spawned the satirical political website iOwnTheWorld.

Atbashian was born in the former Soviet Union and knows the evils of censorship and unchecked government power all too well. As we mentioned in a recent post, he was arrested...

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