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News from North America, Thursday 16th May 2013

Wall Street Journal (subscription required): ‘Suspect Raised No Red Flags: Tsarnaev’s Seeming Lack of Ideology Exposes Possible Gap in Anti-Jihad Strategy.’ Washington Post: “The Obama administration released 100 pages of e-mails Wednesday that reveal differences between intelligence analysts and State Department officials over how to initially describe the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 6th March 2013

Huffington Post: “The number of anti-government “patriot” groups, including paramilitary hate organizations, reached an all-time high in 2012, fanned by President Barack Obama’s reelection and talk of gun control following the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center.” Mother Jones: “The president does have the authority to use […]

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Authorities Chose to Look the Other Way

One of the most troubling aspects of the mass murder of Sikhs near Milwaukee last week is that the man who carried it out was well known to groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center that monitor the radical right. The shooter, Wade Michael Page, had long been a fixture on the white supremacist music […]

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