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News from Western Europe, Thursday 25th April 2013

EUROPE Analysis – Eurasia Review: Lone Wolf Terrorism: Learning From The Breivik Case. ‘There is an urgent need to better understand lone wolf terrorism, in general, and the Breivik case, specifically, placing the threat in the right context. This analysis is based on the principles of transformative learning theory, an educational aspect of adult learning theory, […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 24th April 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: Islam Study: Young Muslims are well integrated. ‘In a study of 1000 Muslims in Austria are large differences in traditionalism and religiosity emerging from generation to generation. 16 percent of men think that their wife should definitely wear a headscarf. Young Muslims living in Austria well integrated, but can […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Reuters: “Top security officials face a grilling from lawmakers on Tuesday over whether authorities who have charged one man with the Boston Marathon bombings may have overlooked warning signs two years ago flagging the other suspect. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was formally charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property resulting […]

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News from North America, Monday 22nd April 2013

BBC News: “US federal prosecutors are preparing charges against the surviving Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as more details emerge of his capture. If he is charged with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill people, he could face the death penalty. Mr Tsarnaev is in hospital, unable to speak because of a […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 17th April 2013

BBC News: Stoke terror sentences revised. ‘Three convicted terrorists have had their sentences quashed and replaced with new terms. The al-Qaeda inspired group had considered attacks in the UK, including bombing pubs, and setting up a jihadist training camp in Pakistan. The Court of Appeal said indeterminate sentences given to the men should be replaced with […]

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News from North America, Friday 12th April 2013

Reuters: “A second white supremacist identified as a “person of interest” in the killing of Colorado’s prisons chief has been arrested on an unrelated felony warrant, police said on Thursday. Thomas James Guolee, 31, was taken into custody in Colorado Springs on a felony warrant unrelated to the slaying of Tom Clements, according to the […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 11th April 2013

EUROPE UPI: Femen’s Islam-bashing disregards Muslim feminism. ‘”International Topless Jihad Day”–organized in several European capitals on April 4 by the feminist group Femen–was a setback for women in the Muslim world. All it did was give religious extremists a good reason to denounce feminism as an importation of the West that insults cultures and religions.’ New […]

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News from North America, Friday 5th April 2013

New York Times: “On the day that hundreds gathered amid tight security to remember this county’s slain district attorney and his wife, Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday offered up to $200,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those responsible for their killings and for the killing of another prosecutor. The reward — […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 3rd April 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: The Jihad of a Viennese Salafists. ‘His pass the Austro-Islamist Mohamed Mahmoud has indeed burned video needs – but when it comes to the Vienna public prosecutor, he will set him for traveling to Austria does not need anyway. She has, it was announced on Tuesday, on Friday an extradition […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 20th March 2013

Research: Political Studies: Geoffrey Evans and Kat Chzhen: Explaining Voters’ Defection from Labour over the 2005–10 Electoral Cycle: Leadership, Economics and the Rising Importance of Immigration. ‘We examine the significance of leadership, economic problems and immigration for defection from voting Labour over the period 2005–10. Vote switching at different points throughout the electoral cycle is estimated using discrete-time […]

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