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Category: Terrorism
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Terrorism from abroad isn't a big threat anymore. So why build a border wall? 22.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: Thanks to columnist Doyle McManus for alleviating fears stoked by President Trump over the overblown fears of terrorism in the United States. As McManus writes, “The Pentagon’s most recent National Defense Strategy said bluntly that terrorism is no longer the biggest threat the U.S....

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Colombian Rebel Group Claims Responsibility for Police Bombing 22.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: World
The National Liberation Army, or ELN, took responsibility for the car bomb last week that killed 20 cadets at a police academy, the worst terrorist attack to hit this South American country in 15 years.
Colombian rebels claim responsibility for deadly car bombing 21.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The National Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for a car bombing at a Colombian police academy that left 21 dead and dozens more wounded.

In a statement early Monday the rebel group’s central command said the attack against a military installation was a legitimate response to the armed...

Colombia Pins Police Bombing on Marxist Rebels, Commanders in Venezuela 19.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: World
The Colombian government accused a Marxist rebel group of planning a car bombing that killed 21 and said it would press charges against guerrilla commanders believed to operate from neighboring Venezuela.
Death toll in Colombia bombing rises to 21 as threats linger 18.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Colombian authorities were scrambling to identify who was behind a brazen car bombing at a police academy in Bogota that has rattled residents and raised tough questions about lingering security threats in the wake of a peace deal with the nation's largest rebel group.

Overnight, the death toll...

Colombia police academy car bombing kills at least 8 18.1.2019 L.A. Times - World News

In what Colombian President Ivan Duque termed a terrorist attack, an explosion at a police academy in the capital city of Bogota left at least eight people dead and 54 wounded Thursday.

The explosion at the Francisco de Paula Santander Police Academy was caused by a car bomb that detonated near...

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Colombia’s lesser known rebel group still delivers violence and wreaks havoc 17.1.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Colombian rebel group known as the National Liberation Army delivered an unwelcome new year message, exploding two bombs on the Caño Limon-to-Coveñas oil pipeline in the eastern province of Arauca.

The Jan. 9 attacks disrupted delivery of crude to the Andean country’s major export harbor and...

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Plea hearings set for 2 of 3 men accused in Bloomington mosque bombing 17.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Michael McWhorter and Joe Morris have pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges. A change of plea hearing typically means that the defendants plan to enter a guilty plea before the court.
Islamic State claims Syria suicide bombing; 4 U.S. troops killed, official says 17.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Islamic State claimed a suicide bombing that killed four U.S. service members as well as civilians and Kurdish militia members in the northern Syria city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to a U.S. official.

It was the deadliest day for U.S. forces in the Syrian war and comes after President Trump...

A victim of Afghan suicide bombing grew up in Arcadia 17.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

An Arcadia High School graduate was among those killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, this week, his family said Wednesday.

Manoharan Paul Kamaleson, 55, had just returned to Kabul from a holiday break in Chicago with his family, where they lived before moving to Afghanistan, said...

Here's a secret: We may be winning the war on terrorism 16.1.2019 LA Times: Nation

Are we quietly winning the war on terror — but are afraid to admit it?

After President Trump warned on Jan. 4 that terrorists were heading our way from Mexico, a remarkable statistic emerged: The number of terrorist acts committed by people who had sneaked across our southern border was exactly...

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'Big Bang' is a quixotic quasi-history of the wild years before JFK's assassination 16.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

“The novel you are about to read is true,” writes David Bowman in the foreword to “Big Bang.” “All the people who are mentioned — just as Bob Dylan sang — I had to rearrange their faces and give them all another name. Still, this novel is true history.”

It’s a remarkable statement that raises dozens...

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Review: The young and otherworldly of 'Roswell, New Mexico,' 'A Discovery of Witches' and 'Deadly Class' 15.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Genre series for viewers of all ages and all interests — or three, anyway — debut this week across the television platforms. Streaming channels Sundance Now and Shudder offer "A Discovery of Witches" (also includes vampires, demons); basic cable network SyFy unveils "Deadly Academy," based on a...

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Did the ex-hippie who left a bomb outside Nederland’s police station commit terrorism? That’s the question before a federal judge. 14.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A former hippie who left a homemade bomb that failed to detonate outside the Nederland police station in 2016 as part of a 45-year grudge is not a terrorist and shouldn't be sentenced as though he was, his attorneys argue in a federal court filing.
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Early Withdrawal Will Lead to More Terrorism 11.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
A recent lull in attacks is welcome, but it seems to have made American leaders complacent.
EU Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Iran Over Assassination Plots 8.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: World
The European Union has imposed its first sanctions against Iran since the nuclear accord was implemented three years ago, as European diplomats warned their Iranian counterparts that the bloc wouldn’t tolerate further alleged Iranian attacks and assassinations in Europe.
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Netflix and FX muscle past HBO in TV wins with 'Kominsky Method' and 'Gianni Versace' 7.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary
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'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' wins for best limited series or motion picture made for TV 7.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary
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Trump’s uncertain Syrian plans could have chaotic implications for fighting terrorism and for the fate of civilians 4.1.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Since President Trump tweeted last month that Islamic State had been defeated in Syria and he would withdraw U.S. forces from the war-torn country, America’s allies, enemies and even leading officials in the Trump administration and Congress have sought to divine when and how he would want the...

New Year's Eve stabbing of 3 treated as terrorism, British police say 1.1.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Police in the English city of Manchester are questioning a man arrested in the New Year's Eve stabbing of three people at a train station and are treating it as a terrorist attack, authorities said Tuesday.

Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said a man and a woman suffered "very serious"...

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