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Norway Bombing

'Worried About our Children' -- Three Years Later; Reverberations From Newtown

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 12.11.2015 | Parents
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

Several parents in Newtown have expressed concern about the long-term effects on young people not necessarily directly impacted by violence, but on the periphery. How has their close proximity to a horrendous event impacted their perception of the world?

Norway One Year Later: Are We Any Closer To Understanding This Tragedy?

Todd Green, Ph.D. | Posted 09.20.2012 | Religion
Todd Green, Ph.D.

We certainly know more of the facts behind the tragedy and its real (non-Muslim) perpetrator. But are we in a better place when it comes to understanding what happened in Norway? I have my doubts.

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.

Norwegian Police Build Replica Of Breivik's Bomb

Posted 11.08.2011 | World

By Bjoern H. Amland -- The Associated Press OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norwegian police on Thursday set off a replica of the car bomb that ripped throug...

We Choose Dignity

Jens Stoltenberg | Posted 10.17.2011 | World
Jens Stoltenberg

On July 22nd we lost some of our country's most precious assets: our youth. But we kept our dignity as a nation. Now we will find our way back to normality. But there will be new tests that are just as demanding as the ones we have passed.

From Jihadism To Crusade-ism

Mustafa Akyol | Posted 10.11.2011 | Religion
Mustafa Akyol

Since it became clear that the culprit of the horror in Norway was not a Muslim jihadist, but a self-proclaimed "Christian Knight," the popular perceptions of terrorism are being questioned.

The Sky Is Weeping

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
Robert Koehler

The U.S. could have gone in a different direction -- other than war and shopping -- after 9/11. When the sky was weeping, a different sort of leader might have reaffirmed the largest of American values rather than exploited the smallest.

Branding Peace: Norway's Identity Put to the Test

Jake Townsend | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
Jake Townsend

Norway's immediate reaction to this terror was authentic, distinctly Norwegian, and due in no small part to a country and a people who know fundamentally who they are. The world could learn a thing or two from their example.

Is Heroic Norwegian Lesbian Couple's Media Oversight Discriminatory?

Posted 10.02.2011 | World

A Norwegian lesbian couple's rescue of 40 children during the Utoya Island youth camp attacks has been hailed as a heroic act -- but some are calling ...

The Slaughter Benches of History: Hegel and Radical Extremists

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 10.02.2011 | World
Franz-Stefan Gady

The crucial question is, of course, the interpretation of words. Political radicals do not need to pore over thousands of pages of philosophical text to come to a conclusion on any perceived political malaise.

Much Ado About Breivik: Why Academics Should Engage The Killer's Writings

Ruth Starkman | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Ruth Starkman

It won't be long before the discussion abandons Anders Breivik. The task at hand is to engage the discussion of Islam, Europe and the struggles of multiculturalism.

Norway and the Fox News Response

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Many say that it is thoughtless, even reckless to blame an entire political movement for the actions of men like Breivik or Dr. Tiller's killer. I am inclined to agree. But it is just as reckless to dismiss these men as simply crazed.

Hope: The Care and Feeding Of

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Solnit

Hope is not about guarantees and certainties. You don't know you'll win, but you don't know you'll lose either, so why not try? No one is more remarkable in this light than the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week!

Matt Wilstein | Posted 09.29.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

The big story this week was the horrible terror attack in Norway. But some late night shows focused on happier things, like the looming debt ceiling deadline.

One Week After Attack, Norway Suspect 'More Than Willing' To Talk To Police

Posted 09.29.2011 | World

OSLO, July 30 (Reuters) - Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik is cooperating with interrogators, police said on Saturday, but they declined to confir...

Norway's Churches Try To Foster Healing After Attacks

Posted 09.29.2011 | Religion

By Oivind Ostang Religion News Service TRONDHEIM (RNS/ENInews) A Norwegian bishop addressing the recent bombing and shooting attacks in Norway sai...

'A Little Help' for Terror

Dovid Efune | Posted 09.28.2011 | World
Dovid Efune

As Friday's horrific events unfolded in Norway, I was reminded of a scene from the 1997 dark comedy film Wag the Dog, starring Robert De Niro and Dust...

The Brightest Beacon: Reflections on the Tragedy in Norway

Raymond Baker | Posted 09.28.2011 | World
Raymond Baker

Norway's tragedy will lead some to question the openness of the society. But it is that very openness that is the country's greatest strength.

Oslo and the War on Terror

Michael Brenner | Posted 09.28.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The Oslo attacks should prompt a moment's reflection on the terrorist threat and how we approach it.

Us and Them: The Limits of a Narrowed Worldview

Tom Murphy | Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

The argument goes that we are experiencing hard times and need to prioritize ourselves above all others. It is easy to see why this argument would lend itself to the idea of eliminating foreign aid and also why entitlements are the next.

Why the Year 2083 Is the Title of Norwegian Terrorist Anders Breivik's Manifesto

Mark Juergensmeyer | Posted 09.27.2011 | World
Mark Juergensmeyer

In Breivik's mind he was recreating the historic efforts to save Europe from what he imagined to be the evils of Islam.

Manifesto Reveals 'Privileged Upbringing' Of Suspected Norway Shooter

Posted 09.27.2011 | World

One week after the Oslo drama, Anders Behring Breivik's 1518-page manifesto reveals a detailed portrait of the suspected Norway shooter and of what he...

The Role Of Men In Religious Terrorism

Asma Uddin | Posted 09.27.2011 | Religion
Asma Uddin

Breivik, like Osama bin Laden, is nothing short of the archetypal extremist whose ghastly deeds reveal the malevolence of passion when mixed with fear and hate. And Breivik, like bin Laden, is a man.

Brievek Acted Alone, Says Security Chief

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

THE CANADIAN PRESS — OSLO - The man who admitted killing 76 people in a bombing and youth camp massacre last week is a sociopath who acted without a...

Marcus Baram

Right-Wing Extremism Still At Elevated Level, Says Author of 2009 DHS Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The bombing and shooting spree in Norway on Friday has raised questions about whether federal law enforcement agencies in the United State...