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Fearing death and facing death on September 11, 2001

We see ourselves in the victims of that tragedy – we wonder what the moment of our demise will be like. How we’ll respond. What we’ll feel. What we won’t feel.

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How the UN Became an Al Qaeda Target

One of the scariest and most disturbing trends for the United Nations is the way in which an international humanitarian organization has become a preferred target of Islamist extremists over the past ten years. The transformation has occurred remarkably quickly.

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Massive Blast at UN Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria

The United Nations headquarters in the Nigerian capital was the target of an apparent terrorist attack. Numerous casualties are reported.

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Mumbai India Bombing (Video, Updates)

Authorities are reporting three blasts struck Mumbai, India during evening rush hour today.  #Mumbaiblasts is already a trending topic on Twitter.

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Morocco Bombing

At least 14 people are killed.  After watching the inspirational movements for freedom and democracy in north Africa these past five months, an attack like this almost seems like a throwback to an earlier era.

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After Moscow Bombing, Russia Needs to Woo Moderates, Not Just Hunt Radicals

If Russia is to finally move beyond the threat of radical terror groups the Kremlin and its allies in the North Caucasus must spend more time wooing moderates than simply trying to kill suspected terrorists in sweeps which tend to destroy markets and bystanders in the process.

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