Juan Cole / TruthdigAug 27, 2014
Israel on the one side and Hamas and Islamic Jihad on the other have announced an open-ended cease-fire brokered by Egypt, the terms of which are similar to those of 2012. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / TruthdigMay 7, 2014
The horrific story of the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls from their school in Borno Province, northeastern Nigeria, by the Boko Haram terrorist group has again underlined the problem of violent fundamentalism in Africa. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
William Pfaff / TruthdigJan 30, 2013
Is the Sahara the newest great threat to the United States -- "a terrorist training ground," hotbed of extremism, the new Afghanistan -- in the Great War against Islamic terrorism that still preoccupies the American political class and the foreign affairs community? Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Barry Lando / TruthdigMar 23, 2012
Mohammed Merah, a teenage loser and a petty thief who achieved instant worldwide notoriety as the latest symbol of Islamic jihad, leaves a string of unanswered questions and paradoxes in his wake. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 25, 2011
Nine Palestinians died and 29 were wounded in a series of Israeli airstrikes that began Wednesday and continued Thursday. The air raids were in retaliation for a recent terrorist attack that killed eight Israelis and for continuing rocket fire over the Israel-Gaza border. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 17, 2008
An attack on the US Embassy in Yemen killed 16 Wednesday, though it failed to breach the inner walls of the building complex The act, which has been claimed by the group Islamic Jihad, is probably a response to both an internal Yemeni crackdown against insurgent groups and the U global "war on terror". Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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