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Woolwich Attack

Woman Vows To Become First Female Jihadist To Kill American Captive

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.23.2014 | World

In the wake of journalist James Foley's brutal beheading, a 22-year-old woman is vowing to copycat his execution and become the first female jihadist...

Can We Stop the Lone Wolf Terrorist?

Matthew Dunn | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Matthew Dunn

The best tactic that democratic societies can adopt to combat radicalized, homegrown terrorists is to confront the cause itself and expose it for what it is: a factually incorrect, intellectually flaccid, bundle of vitriolic nonsense.

Tony Blair Is Wrong About Islam

Nathan Lean | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion
Nathan Lean

Blair refuses to consider the possibility that the disastrous foreign policies of the West might possibly have aggravated tensions in the Middle East and throughout the world leading to occasional acts of violence.

Let's Send Tony Blair and Michael Adebolajo to Debate Extremism on Mars

Jonathan Schwarz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Schwarz

After Michael Adebolajo allegedly decapitated Lee Rigby on May 22nd, he stood on the streets of Woolwich and told the Western worl...

Tony Blair: 'There Is A Problem Within Islam'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion

In a column for the Daily Mail, former British prime minister Tony Blair stated "there is a problem within Islam" and implored officials to acknowledg...

London Attack Suspect Released From Hospital

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | World

LONDON — The second of two suspects in the vicious slaying of a British soldier was discharged from a hospital Friday and taken to a London poli...

'Friend' Of London Attack Suspect Charged With Inciting Terrorism

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | World

LONDON -- A man arrested after giving an interview about his friendship with a suspect in the killing of a British soldier has been charged with terro...

Counterterrorism Questions Loom After Boston, London, Paris Attacks

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 07.31.2013 | World

PARIS — Intelligence agencies that have succeeded in thwarting many of al-Qaida's plans for spectacular attacks are struggling to combat the ter...

UK Soldier Slaying Suspect Appears In Court

AP | GREGORY KATZ and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

LONDON — A prime suspect in the vicious slaying of a British soldier sat handcuffed in court Thursday, given permission not to stand up before a...

Autopsy: UK Soldier Died From Cuts, Stab Wounds

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

LONDON — Police have charged a man with murder in the killing of a British soldier in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in broad daylight on ...

Police Arrest Suspect In Attack On French Soldier

AP | LORI HINNANT and GREG KELLER | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

PARIS — DNA traces on an orange juice bottle and a surveillance video of a man praying in a mall led to the arrest Wednesday of a young suspecte...

UK Soldier Slaying Suspect Released From Hospital Into Custody

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and TOM ODULA | Posted 07.28.2013 | World

LONDON — One of two suspects shot by police following the slaying of a British soldier in London last week has been released from the hospital a...

Mosque Counters Protest With Tea, Biscuits And Football

The Guardian | Ann Czernik | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion

A York mosque dealt with a potentially volatile situation after reports that it was going to be the focus of a demonstration organised by a far-right ...

UK Police Arrest 10th Suspect In London Soldier Slaying

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 07.27.2013 | World

LONDON — British police arrested a 10th suspect Monday in connection with the vicious street killing of a soldier in London, an apparent Islamic...

3 More Arrested In Brutal London Killing

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

LONDON — Police, politicians and activists in Britain are warning of rising anti-Muslim sentiment following the slaughter of an off-duty British...

French Soldier Stabbed In The Neck In Paris

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

PARIS — A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district outside Paris on Saturday, and the government said it was tryin...

Friend Of London Attack Suspect Arrested After BBC Interview

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

LONDON -- Counterterrorism police on Saturday questioned a friend of alleged Islamic extremist Michael Adebolajo, one of two suspects in a savage kill...

Obama and 'Yes-you-can' Terrorists

Barry Lando | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics
Barry Lando

How on earth can the authorities in the U.S. and Europe deal with the threat of this new crop of "Just-Do-It" jihadist?

London Terror

Christopher Hayes | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Christopher Hayes

Terrorism as a category has gotten massively stretched until it's almost lost its meaning in this day and age, but there's a real reason why it's a specific category.

'Godfather of Hate' Inspired Both UK Jihadist Killer and US Radicals

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
Brian Levin, J.D.

Omar Bakri Mohammed, 54, who has harnessed a dangerous sliver of American and British youth to religious terror and extremism is a notorious English-speaking hate cleric who for almost two decades, while on public assistance, fomented radicalism in the United Kingdom.

Muslims Condemn Savage Attack On British Soldier

Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) Leaders of Britain’s 2.8 million Muslims reacted with horror and anger following Wednesday...

Two More Suspects Arrested In Relation To London Attack

Ryan Craggs | Posted 05.23.2013 | World

Two more suspects have been arrested in relation to Wednesday's brutal murder of Drummer Lee Rigby, the Associated Press reports: According the Gu...

Killed Soldier In London Attack Identified

Posted 07.23.2013 | World

The soldier killed in Wednesday's brutal attack in London's Woolwich neighborhood has been identified by the U.K. Ministry of Defense as Drummer Lee R...

BBC Reporter Apologizes For Controversial Muslim Comment

Posted 05.23.2013 | Media

BBC political editor Nick Robinson apologized on Thursday for quoting a source who said the perpetrators in the Woolwich attack were of "Muslim appear...

London Suspects Had Previously Been Investigated

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and GREGORY KATZ | Posted 07.23.2013 | World

LONDON -- Two men accused of butchering a British soldier had featured in previous investigations by security services, a British official said Thursd...