terrorism

true crime

Should People Have Called the Cops Over Cesar Sayoc's MAGA Van?

Last week's arrest of the 56-year-old Republican for allegedly mailing pipe bombs to Trump critics makes you wonder.
Francisco Alvarado
10.31.18
Views My Own

Racist Terrorist Violence Is Not the Same Thing as 'Incivility'

Don't compare white nationalism to everyday partisanship.
Harry Cheadle
10.30.18
politics

The Biggest October Surprise This October Is That There's No Surprise

Pipe bombs targeted at prominent critics of the president coupled with a horrific massacre of Jews might normally shake up an election.
Alex Norcia
10.30.18
true crime

This Guy Made a 200-Pound Bomb to Promote His Bizarre Ideology, Feds Say

Paul M. Rosenfeld is accused of an Election Day plot targeting the National Mall in the name of something called "sortition."
Matt Taylor
10.10.18
security

How Security Experts Are Adapting to the Ever-Present Threat of Mass Shootings

Are we heading toward a future in which all live entertainment requires layers of intense security?
Allie Conti
9.3.18
Counter-terror

I Was MI6's Top Spy Inside Al Qaeda

We met with Aimen Dean, who spent a decade making bombs for the jihadi group.
Andy Jones
8.6.18
Views My Own

The Federal Government Basically Admitted Trump Lied to America

The president told Congress he had data showing immigrants were more likely than native-born Americans to be terrorists. That wasn't true.
Harry Cheadle
8.1.18
Canadian Far Right Extremism

An American Neo-Nazi Group Has Dark Plans for Canada

Northern Order, once described as a “phantom group,” is an Atomwaffen-affiliated neo-Nazi cell.
Mack Lamoureux
Ben Makuch
7.10.18
extremism

The Terrifying Trend of White Men Radicalized Online Becoming IRL Terrorists

It's no accident that young white guys with a fondness for the darkest part of the internet are descending into far-right violence.
David Neiwert
5.17.18
crime

The Most Notorious Misogynist in Brazil Is Behind Bars, Again

The recent arrest of Marcelo Valle Silveira Mello shows that incel culture isn’t easily stopped—and it doesn’t always go by the same name.
Marie Declercq
5.10.18
Conspiracies

What Van Attack Conspiracies Tell Us About the Internet's Darkest Corners

Several established conspiracy subcultures jumped at an opportunity to push media-discrediting agendas.
Mack Lamoureux
4.27.18
News

Everything We Know About Alek Minassian, the Alleged Toronto Van Attacker

Minassian, 25, has been described as intensely socially awkward and has been connected to an incredibly misogynistic online group.
Allison Tierney
Mack Lamoureux
4.24.18