terrorism

Basics
0 Today’s bombing news

As a quick follow-up to my post on the Boston bombings We are all Boston but not Baghdad, Benghazi or Mogadishu — in which I encourage us to extend our empathy and concern beyond our borders — here’s some of today’s bombing news from around the world.

World Politics
0 Is Africa the new ‘playground’ for Al Qaeda?

Analysis That’s the gist of a new report by Global Post, which says the links between local rebel movements in Mali, Nigeria and Somalia and the Islamist terror group Al Qaeda are growing stronger. The report coincides with today’s anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9-11. It’s a good series,…