terrorism

true crime

This California Airport Bomber Was a Godfather of 'Lone Wolf' Terrorism

The "Alphabet Bomber" attacked LAX, manipulated the media, and set the stage for decades of fear and far-right attacks.
Seth Ferranti
3.4.19
Far-Right Extremism

Online Neo-Nazis Are Increasingly Embracing Terror Tactics

Fascist Forge is the latest online, neo-Nazi breeding ground for violent extremism and it’s unapologetically calling for lone wolf terrorism.
Mack Lamoureux
Ben Makuch
1.29.19
News

An Interview with Abu Huzaifa, Canadian ISIS Fighter

“I guess the title of having been a Mujahideen,” said Abu Huzaifa al-Kanadi, the infamous ISIS fighter at the center of the “Caliphate” podcast, “it's just not something you want to give up so easily.”
Ben Makuch
1.17.19
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
crime

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
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