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Anders Behring Breivik

Norwegian Mass Killer Gives Nazi Salute In Court

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.15.2016 | World

SKIEN, Norway (Reuters) - Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik gave a Nazi salute at the start of a court case against Norway on Tuesday at which his la...

Week to Week News Quiz for 3/5/16

John Zipperer | Posted 03.04.2016 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take a break from the never-ending SNL skit that is the presidential campaign by trying your hand at our latest Week to Week News Quiz. Here are some...

The Comparative Politics of Atrocity

John Feffer | Posted 05.05.2015 | World
John Feffer

Is ISIS medieval? However much ISIS is committed to returning the world to the seventh century, their atrocities have a more complicated genealogy that stretches from the beheadings of the Middle Ages through the tortures of 18th-century France all the way up to the present day.

School Shootings by Terrorists Fail to Achieve Their Political Goals

John A. Tures | Posted 02.15.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

We've been told that terrorism is hard to fight because while you can kill a person, it is hard to kill an idea. By the same token, terrorists can kill people, but also fail to destroy ideas.

Sacrificing of Myself Rather Than Animal This Eid al-Adha?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Current year's Eid al-Adha calls for a conversation among Muslims and all global citizens. We intend to prompt the global conscientiousness regarding the need to help the needy as well as confront those committing crimes against their fellow man and our shared earth.

Anders Breivik, Mass Murderer, Enrolls In College From Prison In Norway

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

Anders Breivik, the 34-year-old extremist who killed 77 people in a bomb and gun attack in Norway two years ago, will begin studying political science...

Neo-Nazi Linked To Norway's Anders Behring Breivik Arrested

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | World

PARIS, July 16 (Reuters) - A neo-Nazi linked to Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was arrested in southwestern France on Tuesday after hi...

Bosnia's Alamo -- Srebrenica?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.01.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

From the massacre of all its defenders, "Remember the Alamo" became the call to victory. Executing all the defenders of Srebrenica and expelling all its Bosniak residents was the tactic that was intended to also wipe away all of Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Terror as Instant Sexual Gratification - Rape?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.22.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Are we placing too much emphasis on ideology and/or alleged grievances rather than the mindset and social development of the perpetrators?

REPORT: Adam Lanza Motivated By Norway Shooter

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2013 | Crime

(Adds direct statement from Connecticut police, paragraphs 10-11) Feb 18 (Reuters) - The man who shot dead 20 children and six adults...

Report: Adam Lanza Motivated By Norway Shooter

CBS News | Posted 04.20.2013 | Crime

Law enforcement sources say Adam Lanza was motivated by violent video games and a strong desire to kill more people than another infamous mass murdere...

What Kind Of People Might We Become If We Stopped Killing Killers?

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 01.28.2013 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

While most of us never have to notice how much killing happens on our behalf, the social ethos of retribution and punishment behind the urge to execute infects much of our society and our souls.

LOOK: Video Shows Norway Killer's Attack On Government HQ

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

Norway's public broadcaster NRK has released the first footage of the attack on the Norwegian government's headquarters by extremist Anders Behring Br...

What The Libyan Embassy Attack Teaches Us About True Religious Freedom

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 11.13.2012 | Religion
Roy Speckhardt

No matter how strong one's principles of religious freedom are, there is no excuse for violent actions taken by individuals on the grounds of defending their faith from outside criticism.

New Report Shows Police Could Have Prevented Norway Massacre

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | World

By Balazs Koranyi OSLO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Norwegian police and security services could have prevented all or part of an attack by fa...

Wisconsin Shootings: Sympathy Is Not Enough

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 10.07.2012 | Religion
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

After a tragedy like the shooting in Wisconsin, we have to move beyond merely offering our sympathy and condolences. We have to try our best to help replace the current culture of contempt with a culture of respect.

Torbjørn Jagland, Council of Europe Secretary-General: "If We Don't Act Now, Dark Forces Will Take Over"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 08.19.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

As Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, Jagland is charged with promoting "greater unity" in Europe. In an interview with Metro, he explained why radicalization is such a dangerous threat.

Norway Killer Posed Like Body Builder After Arrest

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2012 | World

OSLO, May 25 (Reuters) - Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik first requested a band aid for a cut finger when police arrested him, then pos...

The Case of Norway's Anders Behring Breivik: Where Lies Madness?

Gail A. Hornstein | Posted 07.23.2012 | College
Gail A. Hornstein

Anders Breivik claims to be part of a broader network called the Knights Templar, but police have not located any other members. If they did, would his actions appear less pathological? Would he then be seen as part of an organization rather than a madman?

Obama: Osama bin Laden's Victims Deserved an Answer

Peshwas Farik Saadon | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Peshwas Farik Saadon

Today as I had my last drink from the bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, which I bought to celebrate bin Laden's death, I come to realize how the momentary sense of relief on the day of his death led me to forget all about principles of justice and righteousness.

Anders Breivik's Victims -- Also Guilty

Barry Lando | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics
Barry Lando

At his trial, Anders Behring Breivik shocked onlookers when he announced he would "like to offer an apology" to those innocent bystanders injured in his bombing of a building last July. As for the other 69 people who he gunned down -- well, that was something else: They bore some of the fault themselves.

Norway Killer Says He Hoped To Massacre More

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | World

OSLO, April 23 (Reuters) - The Norwegian who massacred 77 people to protest against Muslim immigration to Europe said on Monday he had hoped to kill a...

Norway Killer's American 'Penpal' Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

Few people have anything good to say about Anders Behring Breivik, the confessed perpetrator of the 2011 terrorist attacks in Norway that killed 77 pe...

In Norway, You Can Murder 77 People and Still Enjoy Retirement

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

If Anders Behring Breivik is found to be mentally competent, the toughest sentence Norwegian law can mete out is 21 years, though he may still remain incarcerated if he is deemed to be a danger to society. Breivik may be walking the streets by the time he's 55.

Anders Breivik: The First Step to Mass Murder Is a Belief in Good and Evil

Christina Patterson | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

Anders Breivik seems to think that bringing what one witness called "a blanket of death" to a tiny island full of life and hope wasn't poisoning a paradise, but shining a light into hell.