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Is Anders Breivik A European Fundamentalist?

Ben Stevens | Posted 09.25.2011 | Religion
Ben Stevens

For several days now, the headlines of otherwise reputable journalistic institutions have trumpeted the news that a Christian fundamentalist killed dozens in Norway.

Who Gets to Define Terrorism?

Ethan Casey | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Casey

My column last week on drone attacks so clearly struck a nerve that I intended to write a follow-up this week, addressing some of the many comments an...

Traveling Through Norway In The Wake Of Tragedy

Johnny Jet | Posted 09.25.2011 | Travel
Johnny Jet

A distraught Norwegian man came up to my girlfriend and kissed her on the cheek. I thought it was one of her long lost friends until he did the same to me.

Norwegian Police Slammed For Slow Attack Response

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — When Anders Behring Breivik launched his assault on the youth campers of Utoya Island, he expected Norway's special forces to swo...

Columbine and Norway Killings

Jeff Kass | Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Intersections between the Columbine and Norway killings are barely being touched upon so far, but at least one concerns the fiery issue of gun control.

Marcus Baram

Legendary Knights Templar Cited In Violence In Norway, Mexico | Marcus Baram | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

From Dan Brown's bestselling novels to video games to "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" to Wagner's Parzival opera, the Knights Templar have inspired ...

Terror Case Suggests Norway Suspect Is Insane: Lawyer

AP | KARL RITTER and LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — A dreadlocked teenage musician who made it onto a television talent show. A secretary who might have survived if her bicycle hadn...

Norway Suspect Calm, Held In Isolation

AP | By BJOERN AMLAND and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 09.24.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway (AP) -- The self-described perpetrator of Norway's deadly bombing and shooting rampage was ordered held in isolation at a hearing Monday ...

Father Of Norway Suspect: 'He Should Have Taken His Own Life'

Posted 09.24.2011 | World

Jens David Breivik, the father of the man who confessed to Friday's attacks in Norway that killed 76 people, told the Swedish tabloid Expressen that h...

What Would Nietzsche Say About Europe's Islam Crisis?

Daniel Tutt | Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion
Daniel Tutt

Nietzsche found liberation in radically questioning the foundations of tradition. But would he prefer that Islam assimilate or integrate into Europe?

Norway Killer A Lone Wolf, Researchers And Police Believe

Reuters | By Wojciech Moskwa and Aasa Christine Stoltz | Posted 09.24.2011 | World

OSLO, July 25 (Reuters) - Norwegian police think gunman Anders Behring Breivik is probably a lone wolf, a view also held by some researchers who cast ...

Norway massacre suspect Anders Behring Breivik detailed plans to kill as many journalists as possible

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 09.24.2011 | World
The Center for Public Integrity

By Traver Riggins, iWatch News July 25, 2011Confessed Oslo attacker Anders Behring Breivik mentioned journalism conferences that attract d...

New York Times: Killings In Norway Spotlight Anti-Muslim Thought In U.S.

New York Times | Scott Shane | Posted 09.24.2011 | World

The man accused of the killing spree in Norway was deeply influenced by a small group of American bloggers and writers who have warned for years about...

Who's To Judge? A Christian Response To Anders Breivik

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

The Bible says: The angels will come out and separate the evil from the righteous and throw them into the furnace of fire. If there's a candidate for most likely to be thrown in, shouldn't it be Anders Breivik?

The Perils of Anti-Immigration Politics: Lessons From Oslo

Sandip Roy | Posted 09.24.2011 | World
Sandip Roy

Until the immigrant becomes truly part of Tony Blair's "We," Europe will never be safe from both its Anders Breiviks and its Shahzad Tanweers.

Norway Attacks: Police Lower Youth Camp Death Toll To 68

AP | By IAN MacDOUGALL | Posted 09.24.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Police have lowered the death toll in the youth camp massacre outside the Norwegian capital to 68, down from 86. Police spokes...

Blogs, Faith And Norway: Terror And Responsibility

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Christianity is not to blame. At the same time, we cannot ignore that the fringes of the religious right in the United States have created an atmosphere of intolerance and fear directed at Muslims.

Beck: Children Killed In Norway Part Of 'Hitler Youth'-Like Camp

Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck spoke out about the mass killings in Norway on his Monday radio show. Beck said that he was troubled by the summer camp that was the sit...

The Big Question

Norman Lear | Posted 09.24.2011 | World
Norman Lear

The New York Times story this Sunday covering the bombing and the slaughter in Norway by a Christian Fundamentalist ends with these words from a researcher at the London School of Economics.

Are Fundamentalists Fundamentally Violent?

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion
Terry Kelhawk

How can we decide if a person is a fundamentalist? Does his creed or religion in its most fundamental source document, its holy book, teach a violent manifesto?

Norway Suspect Wants To Explain His Actions In Court Hearing

Reuters | By Jon Hemming | Posted 09.23.2011 | World

OSLO, July 25 (Reuters) - Anders Behring Breivik wants to tell Norway and the World why he killed at least 93 people in a bomb attack and shooting ram...

Norway's Massacre of the Innocents

Kate Southwood | Posted 09.23.2011 | World
Kate Southwood

Friday's combined attacks were aimed at the ruling Labor party, but they were horrifyingly and more specifically aimed at killing the young people who would have been the future of Norway's Labor party: a massacre of the innocents.

Leaky Boat Delayed Police Response On Norway Island: Official

Posted 09.23.2011 | World

OSLO (Reuters) - The near-sinking of a police boat and a decision to await a specially armed unit from Oslo some 45 km (28 miles) away delayed the...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, Norway's peace was shattered by homegrown terror; the Murdochs dodged inquiries -- and a pie -- in Parliament; and Michele Bachmann's migraines gave her campaign a splitting headache. In Washington, the "Grand Bargain" on the debt ceiling fell apart, leading President Obama to lament being "left at the altar" and John Boehner to blame the failure on "different visions for our country." But, in truth, neither side is addressing the simple mathematical reality that we will never be able to reduce the deficit unless we prioritize growth. Trying to eliminate our debt by spending cuts that will reduce consumer demand and tax revenues, and prolong the recession, is like deciding to remove the gas tank from a stalled car and hope for the best instead of restarting it with jumper cables. Elsewhere, today is the first day gays can marry in New York so, unlike the "left at the altar" president, same-sex couples will finally be able to tie the knot. Congratulations, newlyweds!

Police Respond To Norway Island Massacre 90 Minutes After Firing Began

AP | IAN MacDOUGALL and LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 09.22.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — Police arrived at an island massacre about an hour and a half after a gunman first opened fire, slowed because they didn't have q...