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Tag Archives: Terrorism

Reflections on 9/11

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This day cannot begin without honoring the lives lost as a result of the attacks of September 11, 2001. The nearly three-thousand innocent victims from that day are honored yearly so we might never forget how the United States was so heinously attacked. Yet seventeen years later, a new generation has little-to-no memory of this […]

Terrorist Attack in Manhattan Incites Political Controversy

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An immigrant from Uzbekistan named Sayfullo Saipov murdered eight people on Tuesday by crashing a truck into a bike path in lower Manhattan. Police officers shot and arrested the assailant and federal investigators charged him with terrorism. Saipov has professed allegiance to Islamic State and claimed to be inspired by IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s […]

Bombs Across Pakistan Kill 85

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A series of bombs detonated on Friday across several areas in Pakistan killed up to 85 people and injured at least 140. The first explosion was a suicide car bomb in the city of Quetta, in the Southwestern province of Baluchistan, killing 13 people on-site and wounding 19 others. Later that day, across the country […]