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Scores Killed in Hyderabad, India Blasts

The attack comes at a precarious moment. If this attack–like other major attacks in India in the recent past — can be tied to a Pakistani terror group it may set back someremarkable progress towards detente between India and Pakistan that as been taking place over the past year.

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How the UN Responded to the 9-11 Attacks

After the shock and dust settled on from the September 11, 2001 attacks–which occured just a mile from UN’s Headquarters —  diplomats got down to business to craft a coordinated international response to the assault. The response that came on September 28, 2001 was among the most radical of all UN resolutions ever passed.

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Thailand’s Terrorism Problem

Deadly bombings in Southern Thailand on Saturday killed thirteen people and wounded over 300 in popular tourist and commercial centers. How to understand these attacks.

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Thailand Bombing Vs Thai Tourism Industry

Thailand’s lax immigration policies help tourism, but it also lets in unsavory groups and characters, like the Iranians who blew themselves up last week in Bangkok.

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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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