Extremists Attack Hotel in Nairobi; Al-Shabab Claims Role
  • 15 January 2019
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down...
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Does Lack of Affordable Healthcare Kill More People in America Than Terrorism and Illegal Immigration?
  • 8 January 2019
A widely-shared Facebook meme challenged readers to reevaluate their political priorities about immigration and health...
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Were an American Couple Killed by Isis While Trying to ‘Prove Humans Are Kind’?
  • 16 August 2018
A widely-shared article potentially confused some readers about the motives of a couple murdered in...
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Did the Obama Administration Approve the Transfer of Money to a Listed Terrorism Funder?
  • 2 August 2018
An investigation into U.S. international aid practises in 2015 hit the headlines in July 2018.
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Was an Italian Economist Removed from a Plane for Doing Math That Looked Like ‘Terrorism’?
  • 18 April 2018
In 2016, economist Guido Menzio was escorted off a flight because the passenger next to...
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‘Punish a Muslim Day’ Fliers Spur Warnings, Police Investigations
  • 3 April 2018
Authorities in the UK say that anonymous mailings of fliers advocating violence against Muslims on...
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Is an Increase in Recorded Crime in England and Wales Linked to ‘Radical Islamic Terror’?
  • 21 October 2017
An early morning tweet from Donald Trump contains a basic factual error and a grossly...
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Attempted Bomb Attack on a North Carolina Airport?
  • 12 October 2017
A thwarted bombing at Asheville Regional Airport did not receive much attention or coverage in...
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Three United States Army Special Commandos Killed in Niger
  • 5 October 2017
Several Niger soldiers were also killed in a suspected Al-Qaida attack during a joint patrol...
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Islamic State’s Claim of Responsibility for Las Vegas Shooting Confounds Experts
  • 2 October 2017
The claim, originating from what is effectively a propaganda arm of the Islamic State, lacks...
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Homemade Bomb Injures 22 People on London Subway Train
  • 15 September 2017
Police say the explosion was a terrorist attack, but none of the victims are thought...
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Dutch Police Arrest Man Suspected of Planning Terror Attack on American Rock Band’s Concert
  • 24 August 2017
Police in Brabant province arrested a 22-year-old man after a detailed tip about a concert...
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