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News from North America, Thursday 30th May 2013

The Guardian: “Two threatening letters sent to New York mayor Michael Bloomberg contained traces of the deadly poison ricin, police said on Wednesday. The anonymous letters were opened in New York on Friday at the city’s mail facility in Manhattan and in Washington on Sunday at an office used by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the […]

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Examining Willingness to Attack Critical Infrastructure On and Off-line

The global adoption of technology over the last two decades has radically altered the way individuals, businesses, and governments communicate. Access to high speed wireless connectivity, tablet PCs, and smart phones enable individuals to be in constant contact with others in near-real time and access nearly any data source of interest. As a consequence, cyberspace […]

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South Asia Tracker 05.12.12

Pakistan: Reuters: Two vehicle-borne suicide bombers attacked an army base in northwest Pakistan, killing one and wounding eight. “The attackers, who drove in from Afghanistan, were stopped before they could get into the camp in the South Waziristan capital of Wana, where thousands of soldiers are stationed, army officials said. ‘Security forces intercepted the car […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 19.11.2012

Austria: Chicago Tribune: Austria’s right-wing parties could form coalition. ‘Austria’s three strongest right-wing parties could form a coalition government after an election next year, the leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) told Oesterreich newspaper.’ ‘According to Oesterreich’s latest opinion poll, the two parties together have 51 percent of the popular vote, after falling below […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 27.09.12

BBC News: High court judge halts Abu Hamza’s extradition to the United States. ‘A High Court judge has halted the extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri to the US on terror charges after the cleric launched a last-ditch appeal. An injunction temporarily stops the removal of the radical cleric and another suspect from the UK and is the […]

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Research database expanded and first newsletter published

UPDATE: The research database has now been expanded enormously with documents going back over a decade. Our aim if for the database to become the place to go for high-quality research on extremism – and hopefully we’ve made a good start in that regard. What is currently there is only the beginning. Should you wish […]

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