Tag Archives: James Holmes

News from North America, Wednesday 5th June 2013

New York Times: “Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people, told a judge on Tuesday that he believed he was defending the lives of the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan from American military personnel when he went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood here in November 2009. Major Hasan’s remarks […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Territory: | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Thursday 23rd May 2013

New York Times: “One lingering mystery in the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings is whether the dead suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, played a role in the unsolved murders of three men, one of them his best friend, in a Boston suburb in 2011. That question deepened early Wednesday when a man in Orlando, Fla., who […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | Territory: | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Tuesday 14th May 2013

New York Times: “President Obama, facing re-energized Republican adversaries and new questions about the administration’s conduct, on Monday dismissed a furor over the handling of last year’s attacks in Benghazi, Libya, as a political “sideshow” but joined a bipartisan chorus of outrage over disclosures that the Internal Revenue Service had singled out conservative groups for […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Territories: , | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Wednesday 8th May 2013

New York Times: “The Obama administration, resolving years of internal debate, is on the verge of backing a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan for a sweeping overhaul of surveillance laws that would make it easier to wiretap people who communicate using the Internet rather than by traditional phone services, according to officials familiar with the […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Territory: | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Tuesday 30th April 2013

Washington Post: “FBI special agents spent about 90 minutes Monday inside the Rhode Island home of the parents of Katherine Russell, the widow of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, an FBI spokesman said. Special Agent Jason Pack said the agents visited the North Kingstown house as part of their investigation of the bombing. Russell […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Territory: | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Monday 8th April 2013

New York Times: A “back-room bargain, described in detail for the first time in interviews with more than a dozen officials in Pakistan and the United States, is critical to understanding the origins of a covert drone war that began under the Bush administration, was embraced and expanded by President Obama, and is now the subject […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , | Territory: | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Tuesday 2nd April 2013

BBC News: “Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 12 people last July at a cinema in the US state of Colorado. On Friday, prosecutors rejected an offer from James Holmes to plead guilty in order to avoid execution.” Think Progress: “Investigations into Saturday’s murder of a […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Thursday 28th March 2013

BBC News: “Lawyers for the man accused of killing 12 cinema-goers last July in Aurora, Colorado, say he is prepared to plead guilty to avoid the death penalty. The attorneys said in a court motion that James Holmes, 25, was ‘currently willing to resolve the case’.” New York Times: “The narrative heard in federal court […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Territory: | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Wednesday 13th March 2013

The Guardian: “Legal and medical experts are questioning the decision of a judge in Colorado to allow James Holmes, the suspected gunman in the Aurora cinema shooting, to be tested with a “truth serum” should he plead not guilty by reason of insanity.” HSDL: “Today, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | Territory: | : , | Comments closed

News from North America, Thursday 10th January 2013

Oakland Tribune: The boy accused of shooting and killing his white supremacist father didn’t know it was wrong, according to his lawyer. “In arguments, the prosecution contended the boy knew what he was doing, premeditated the killing and should be found guilty of murder. The defense argued he was damaged by a violent home and […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , | Territory: | : , | Comments closed
  • Navigate to regional portals

    North America Middle East South Asia Europe
  • Latest analysis from our experts

    Paul Kamolnick · United States
  • Get our Extremism Tracker Email

    * indicates required