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Suicide Bomber

An Interview With A Suicide Bomber

Raza Rumi | Posted 06.10.2016 | World
Raza Rumi

What makes one a suicide bomber? Much has been written about it; and researchers continue to offer plausible theories and explanations. Religion is often used as a tool by terrorist organizations in recruiting and in seeking aid from abroad, but is not always the root cause.

Suicide Bomber Kills 6 U.S. Troops In Afghanistan

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.22.2015 | World

KABUL/WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Six American troops were killed in Afghanistan on Monday when a suicide bomber on a motorbike struck their patrol...

Deadly Suicide Attack Hits Mosque In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.06.2015 | World

CAIRO, Aug 6 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people in an attack on a mosque used by members of a local security force in southwest Sa...

Male Suicide Bomber In Burqa Disguise Kills 15 In Chad's Capital

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2015 | World

By Madjiasra Nako and Moumine Ngarmbassa N'DJAMENA, July 11 (Reuters) - A man dressed in a woman's burqa blew himself up in the main market in Chad...

Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens In Iraq

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 12.27.2014 | World

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi'ite militiamen outside the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Mo...

Alarming New Details About American Suicide Bomber In Syria

The New York Times | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

When Moner Mohammad Abusalha drove a truck packed with explosives into a restaurant in northern Syria in May, American authorities conceded that they ...

First American Suicide Bomber In Syria Identified

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.31.2014 | World

UDPATE 6.12 PM -- Law enforcement officials identified the American bomber as Moner Mohammad Abusalha, the New York Times reports. The newspaper adds...

CIA Reportedly Foils Al Qaeda Bomb Plot Against U.S.-Bound Jet

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.07.2012 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. bomb experts are picking apart a sophisticated new al-Qaida improvised explosive device, a top Obama administration counterte...

Response to Adam Lankford

Robert A. Pape | Posted 11.23.2011 | World
Robert A. Pape

The overwhelming picture that emerges is that foreign occupation is the main cause of suicide terrorism, accounting for over 95 percent of the thousands of attacks since 1980.

Suicide Bomber Wounds German General

The Associated Press | JON GAMBRELL and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.28.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber wearing a police uniform blew himself up inside a heavily guarded compound Saturday as top Afghan and inter...

Chechnya Reignited: A Promise Unfulfilled in Russia's "Dirty War"

Diana Markosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Markosian

It is a conflict with no end in sight as Russians and Chechen rebels continue fighting over land, religion, independence and political control.

Moscow Suicide Bombing: 5 Books On Russia's Escalating Islamic Separatist Problem

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Chechen rebels have taken credit for the Moscow bombing. The history of Russia's violent conflicts with Georgia is a long one. A number of books have ...

Iran Blames US, Britain For Suicide Bombing

The Guardian | Robert Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's Revolutionary Guards today vowed to take revenge after blaming Britain and the US for a suicide bombing that killed six of its commanders and 3...

Interview With A Taliban-Trained Suicide Bomber: 'I Would Blow Up My Own Family'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This interview gives you a glimpse into the mindset of a Taliban-trained suicide bomber. He has no qualms at all about killing innocent people becaus...

Joe Scarborough: Tape Exists Of Suicide Attack On CIA Officers In Afghanistan (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, reported Wednesday that a tape exists of the deadly suicide attack on a U.S. base in Afghanistan that ki...

Baghdad Bomb Blasts Kill At Least 118

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BAGHDAD � A series of coordinated attacks struck Baghdad Tuesday, including two suicide car bombers and another vehicle that blew up near gover...

Will The Next "Underwear Bomber" Succeed?

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

My dire New Year prediction is that Islamic terrorists may well succeed this year in blowing up a civilian airliner. They have already twice proved that suicide bombers can get through security.

7 die, 91 wounded in blast near NATO HQ in Kabul

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By RAHIM FAIEZ and JASON STRAZIUSO, Associated Press Writers KABUL - A suicide car bomb exploded Saturday outside the main gate of NATO's headquarter...

Our Suicide Bombers: Thoughts on Western Jihad

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

We have our suicide bombers -- we call them heroes. We have our culture of indoctrination -- we call it basic training. We kill civilians -- we call it collateral damage.

Bryant Neal Vinas: American Offered To Be Al Qaeda Suicide Bomber: Document

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A New York man who pleaded guilty in January to charges of aiding al Qaeda was ready to be a suicide bomber for the organization, but was told he need...

Israel War Preparation Drill Biggest Ever

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In what is being touted as Israel's most mass-scale war preparation drill ever, 'Turning Point 3' will over the course of five days involve both milit...

Iraqi Child Suicide Bombers In Training Arrested: Iraqi Forces

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraqi forces arrested four children, all under 14, who are allegedly linked to al-Qaida and training to become suicide bombers, an Iraqi general said....

Afghan Minister Escapes Twin Suicide Bomber Attacks

A Pakistan News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber was killed Friday by police before he could reach an Afghan minister's home in western Afghanistan, but a second bomber detonated his...

Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills 21 Police Officers

Quqnoos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a police training compound in southern Uruzgan province killing 21 police officers and wounding eight others, ...

Photos From Israel That You Won't See on the News

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilana Teitelbaum

Israel is not media savvy -- we have installed warning systems and bomb shelters. No casualties means no photos, which means that many incidents aren't even covered by the media.