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Norway Bombing

Norwegians Welcome Mass Killer Verdict

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2012 | World

A court's decision to sentence Anders Behring Breivik to between 10 and 21 years in prison for killing 77 people in Norway, and to say that he was san...

Norway Remembers Victims 1 Year Later

AP | JULIA GRONNEVET | Posted 09.21.2012 | World

OSLO, Norway — Norway on Sunday paused to commemorate the 77 victims of a bomb and gun massacre that shocked the peaceful nation one year ago, a...

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.

Was Norway Killer Sane During Massacre?

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

OSLO, Norway — Forensic scientists have criticized a report that says confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was sane when he massacred 77...

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.

Norway Massacre Survivors Brace For Killer's Trial

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND and KARL RITTER | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

OSLO, Norway — When Per Anders Langeroed heard about the bomb explosion in downtown Oslo, he wrote reassuringly to his Facebook friends that he ...

Prison Psychiatrists Dispute Norway Killer Is Insane

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

OSLO, Norway -- Prison psychiatrists monitoring confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik say he is not psychotic and he has not been put on medica...

Court Extends Norway Killer's Detention

AP | MALIN RISING and BJOERN H. AMLAND | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — Confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was ordered to remain in pretrial detention for eight weeks Monday during a closed c...

Norway Killer Captured On Camera Minutes Before Car Bomb Blast, Police Say

AP | By BJOERN H. ALMAND | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway -- Security cameras captured images of the Norwegian far right extremist accused of killing 77 people minutes before he detonated a car b...

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...

Norway Bombing Suspect Flagged In Anti-Terror Operation Months Before Attacks

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — Four months before Anders Behring Breivik went on his killing rampage in Norway, a global operation that monitors trading in bomb...

Survivors Of The Killings In Utoya Return To Island

AP | By MALIN RISING | Posted 10.20.2011 | World

UTVIKA, Norway -- Survivors of a massacre which claimed the lives of 69 people in Norway last month carried flowers to the site of the killings Saturd...

Norway Mass Killer Appears Before Oslo Court

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND and MALIN RISING | Posted 10.19.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — A Norwegian court on Friday extended by four weeks the isolation detention of the man who confessed to killing 77 people after a ...

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.

Norway Attacker Returns To Crime Scene

AP | By BJOERN H. AMLAND and MALIN RISING | Posted 10.14.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway -- The chilling images of Anders Behring Breivik simulating shots into the water at the island where he killed 69 people at a youth camp ...

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.

Norway Right-Wing Political Party Goes On Defensive After Attacks

AP | By KARL RITTER | Posted 10.02.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway -- Warning voters about the danger of increasing Muslim influence in Norway, the Progress Party rode a wave of anti-immigrant feeling and...

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.

Lawyer: Norwegian Attacker Makes 'Unrealistic' Demands

AP | KARL RITTER and LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 10.02.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway -- The confessed killer in Norway's twin terror attacks that claimed 77 lives has presented a long list of "unrealistic" demands, includi...

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.