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Trial of alleged Twin Cities mosque bomber pushed back to April 8.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Federal prosecutors allege Michael Hari and two other men drove more than 500 miles in August 2017 to bomb the Dar al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington in hopes of scaring Muslims into leaving the United States.
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Police kill suspect in 'terrorism-related' London stabbings 3.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Police officers in south London shot and killed a man who wounded at least two people in “terrorism-related” stabbings Sunday, the city's police department said.
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Op-Ed: In going after UCLA, the Trump administration is attempting to chill free speech about Israel 23.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Anti-Semitism is a real and growing danger. But it shouldn't be confused with anti-Zionism.

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Iranians Would Kindly Like Donald Trump To “Shut Up” 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
When Iran’s military admitted on Saturday that it had mistakenly shot down a civilian airliner, Ukraine Airlines Flight 752—killing all 176 of its mainly Iranian passengers and crew—Iranians started taking to the streets in shock, sadness, and outrage that, for many, at least temporarily overshadowed their anger toward the United States after it assassinated top […]
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To this man, Islamic State's ideology 'just made sense.' Now, he rejects extremism 12.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

A young man arrested in a terrorism plot inspired by Islamic State visited his former jailers to thank them for steering him down a better path.

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Could Iran — and Hezbollah — strike in Latin America? 11.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The Trump administration says Hezbollah is an active threat in Latin America. But it hasn't presented much evidence of that.

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Interfaith rally in Minneapolis affirms unity in face of anti-Semitism 8.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In Minneapolis, a large gathering at Temple Israel represented an interfaith show of solidarity.
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Editorial: Does Trump have any idea what he's doing in assassinating an Iranian general? We need answers. Now 4.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's authorized assassination of an Iranian general marks a dangerous turn in the Middle East. It's not clear that the president knows what he's doing.

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Letters to the Editor: We have the wrong leaders for fighting anti-Semitic violence 31.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The president sets the tone and morals of the country. Unfortunately, we need someone better to respond to recent incidents of anti-Semitic violence.

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Family: Hanukkah stabbing suspect had mental illness history 30.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The man accused of storming into a rabbi's home and stabbing five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City was raised to embrace tolerance but has a history of mental illness, his family said.
2019 brought stepped-up efforts to counter white supremacist violence 30.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Extremism monitors say 2019 was the year the country started taking serious measures to address a growing far-right threat.
'Acts of hate': Officials say Jersey City shooters held animus toward Jews and cops 13.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said investigators believe the deadly attacks were "potential acts of terrorism." Meanwhile, members of the Jewish community mourned their lost neighbors.
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FBI investigating Pensacola shooting as terrorism 9.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The shooter was an officer in the Saudi Air Force who was a student at the Naval Air Station Pensacola. The FBI said the Saudi government has pledged its cooperation.
Islamophobic Conspiracy Theorist Helped Produce Infamous Trump Report Linking Immigration to Terror 6.12.2019 Mother Jones
The Trump administration has made Frank Wuco, a conspiracy theorist who suggested dropping nuclear bombs on Afghanistan, a senior State Department adviser on arms control issues. Now, emails obtained by Mother Jones reveal another perverse twist in Wuco’s work for the administration: Wuco, who has a long history of Islamophobic remarks and a habit of […]
After London stabbings, focus is on early release of terror convict 1.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Britons looked for answers Saturday as national politicians sought to pin the blame elsewhere for what was obviously a breakdown in the security system, which had kept London largely free of terror for more than two years.
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Pope Francis, in visit to Hiroshima, says possession of nuclear weapons is 'immoral' 25.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The nuclear arms race wastes resources that could instead improve people's lives and protect the environment, the pontiff said. His tour marks the first papal visit to Japan in nearly 40 years.
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The Republican Impeachment Lawyer Is Bombing His Television Debut 14.11.2019 Mother Jones
Steve Castor, the staff lawyer Republicans picked to question witnesses in the impeachment inquiry, is emerging as one of the star players in the impeachment saga—and for all the wrong reasons.  Republicans are eager to create made-for-TV moments aimed at painting the probe’s witnesses—many of whom offered highly damaging allegations against President Donald Trump—as part of […]
Inside the White Supremacist Group Hiding in Plain Sight 13.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. In the hours after the slaughter in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 3, a final toll emerged: 22 dead, […]
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Opinion: I study terrorism. A white supremacist attack in my neighborhood woke me up to the danger at home 27.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It shouldn't have taken the Tree of Life synagogue attack near my Pittsburgh home for me to realize I needed to look more closely at the threat of extremist violence in my own country.

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Magistrate: Mosque bombing case should not be dismissed 18.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Michael Hari's attorneys had argued that four counts against him should be dismissed, saying that Congress exceeded its authority when it enacted a statute that Hari is accused of violating.
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