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Category: Terrorism :: Conventional Weapons
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Michigan attorney general says militia’s plot could ‘be the tip of the iceberg’ — and she anticipates more 9.10.2020 Raw Story
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel told MSNBC on Thursday that the the many militia members who were arrested for a domestic terrorist plot to violently overthrow the government and kidnap the governor could only “be the tip of the iceberg.” She explained that the men weren’t merely angry people sitting around talking, they took steps […]
Man arrested after explosive device posted to London home 12.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Counter-terrorism police arrest a man after a suspicious package was posted to a London property.
PTSD expert: Americans are being ‘psychologically abused’ by Trump and will face health crisis for years 11.9.2020 Raw Story
Timed with the release of his new book “Rage,” to be published next week, famed journalist Bob Woodward has released recordings of Donald Trump admitting that the coronavirus pandemic will be extremely lethal and could potentially kill hundreds of thousands of people in the United States. Donald Trump told Woodward this in a February interview, when there was […]
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Philippines: Twin explosions hit Jolo, killing at least 14 24.8.2020 BBC: World
The army blames Islamic militants for the twin bombings in the restive southern province of Sulu.
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After 18 Memorial Days of the “War on Terror,” Will We Ever Learn? 12.5.2020 Truthout.com
After 18 Memorial Days of the “War on Terror,” Will We Ever Learn?
UK military gears up for deployment in Mali 2.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Troops will join a mission in Mali to help combat the world's fastest growing Islamist-led insurgency.
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U.S. plane goes down in Afghanistan, prompting wave of questions, contradictions 28.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A U.S. official tells NPR that two people died when the aircraft crashed in Ghazni province. The official blamed mechanical problems — but the Taliban claim to have shot it down.
The lost boys of Ukraine: How the war abroad attracted American white supremacists 25.1.2020 Raw Story
As President Trump goes through an impeachment trial in the US Senate for pressuring Ukraine to produce dirt on his political rival, the war in that country is exporting extremism back to the United States. In early 2014, violent street protests in Kyiv forced the resignation of the pro-Russian Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. Within four […]
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Suleimani succeeded in weakening America’s presence in the Middle East — even in death 8.1.2020 Raw Story
If you study the military record of the late General Qassim Suleimani, you’ll see why U.S. military and political leaders feared his prowess, yet did not wish him dead. The embodiment of America’s stance was President George W. Bush. In January 2008, Bush was informed he had a real-time opportunity to kill Suleimani as he […]
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Actions have Consequences 5.1.2020 Outside the Beltway
Despite Pompeo's assurances, we are already seeing consequences for the Suleimani killing.
Lindsey Graham Calls Colin Kaepernick A 'Racist' For Opposing The Killing Of 'Black And Brown People' 5.1.2020 Crooks Liars
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) blasted NFL player Colin Kaepernick and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) after they criticized President Donald Trump's handling of the assassination of Iran military leader Qasem Soleimani. In a tweet on Saturday, Kaepernick suggested that the attack on Soleimani was part of a history of "American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown people." "Yeah, he's a loser on and off the field," Graham told Fox News host Maria Bartiromo in an interview that aired on Sunday. "He has no idea what the Iranian regime has done to the region, he has no idea that they have 600 American deaths as a result of IEDs made in Iran and used in Iraq." "It's un-American," the senator continued. "He's a racist. If you're looking for for racism in America, Mr. Kaepernick, look in the mirror. Your country is not the problem! It's the Iranian and you're so blinded by your hatred of Trump that you can't see the difference between who we are and who the Ayatollah is." Bartiromo then teed up a ...
‘Look in the mirror’: Lindsey Graham calls Colin Kaepernick a ‘racist’ for opposing murder of ‘brown people’ 5.1.2020 Raw Story
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) blasted NFL player Colin Kaepernick and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) after they criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of the assassination of Iran military leader Qasem Soleimani. In a tweet on Saturday, Kaepernick suggested that the attack on Soleimani was part of a history of “American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown […]
Letters to the Editor: Getting rid of cesium over 'dirty bomb' fears would be a massive overreaction 1.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cesium-137 is a cheap material that can be used to irradiate food, medical supplies and much more. It does far more good than any harm that could be done using it.

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Terrorists could make a 'dirty bomb' from this common medical device; why regulators won't act 27.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Regulators have disregarded warnings to stop licensing devices containing radioactive cesium. Hundreds are in use, and the risk has grown, an L.A. Times investigation has found.

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Driverless car bomb plot man Farhad Salah found guilty 12.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Jurors heard how Farhad Salah posted about the planned attack on social media.
Army veteran indicted in alleged terror bombing plot pleads not guilty in L.A. 1.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A man charged with planning a terrorist attack in Southern California pleaded not guilty Friday morning and is scheduled to return to federal court in Los Angeles on July 23.

Mark Steven Domingo, 26, was planning to detonate a bomb at a Long Beach white nationalist rally in April before he was...

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Non-essential US embassy personnel ordered to leave Iraq immediately 15.5.2019 Raw Story
The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and also the consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq’s neighbor Iran. Washington has ramped up pressure on Tehran in recent days, accusing Iran of planning “imminent”...
Six Ways to Curb the US’s Military Machine 30.4.2019 Truthout.com
The Pentagon will never be forced to make significant reforms until Americans stop believing in its lies.

The post Six Ways to Curb the US’s Military Machine appeared first on Truthout.

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'America needs another Vegas:' How hateful comments online turned into L.A. terrorism plot investigation 30.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

It started in early March when the FBI detected disturbing online postings from a Reseda man. He would eventually vow revenge for the New Zealand mosque attack.

It ended last Friday, when Mark Steven Domingo, 26, an Army veteran, was arrested and later charged with attempting to provide material...

US Army veteran arrested for plotting LA mass attack 30.4.2019 Raw Story
A US Army veteran who was allegedly plotting a large-scale terror attack near Los Angeles as revenge for the recent mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, has been arrested, authorities said Monday. Mark Steven Domingo, 26, who had combat experience in Afghanistan and professed to be Muslim, f...
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