Terror in Europe

France

Why Christmas Markets Will Stay Prime Targets For Terrorists

-Analysis- MUNICH — At first glance, the video footage looks like a harmless Advent promotional clip. It showed cheerful people walking between decorated stalls, tinsels, Christmas trees, ...

United States

Mental Health And Jihad, Are Islamic Terrorists Insane?

Voltaire reminds us that today's Islamic fanaticism is a kind of pathology of religious faith.

Spain

Enemies Inside And Out, The Double Threat Facing The West

What connects the violence in Barcelona and Charlottesville? Where have Western democracies gone ...

Spain

From Spain To Finland, When #PrayFor Isn't Enough

-Opinion- Two European cities, two terror attacks. In Finland, 18-year-old Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah is suspected of stabbing two women to death and injuring eight others in the ...

Spain

World Front Pages Show "Barcelona In Shock" After Terror Attack

A van rammed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas, a tourist hotspot in Barcelona, killing at least 13 and injuring scores of others on Thursday evening. The attack, which was claimed by terror ...

France

Father Hamel, A Sole French Terror Victim Worth Remembering

-Analysis- PARIS — The nation of France has become a new sort of Ground Zero for Islamic terrorism's attack on the West. Over the past 30 months, images have spread around the world of both ...

France

The Long War Against Terrorism: Tactics, Clarity And Resolve

-Analysis- PARIS — The scene repeats itself. On the ground, bodies in blood, inanimate, unconscious or already dead, others staggering around frightened and haggard. Soon after, the sounds ...

Germany

How A Website Used Anti-Immigration Fears To Sell Guns

MUNICH — On Oct. 5, German doctor Alexander Haase* opened his web browser and dropped merchandise he wanted to purchase into a checkout basket. He paid 590,99 euros — money that went into ...

Germany

A Christmas Wish For Europe: Time To Defend Our Civilization

After the Christmas market attack in Berlin, the Western world would be wrong to assume it can pr...

France

How France Puts A Price On Victims Of Terrorism

PARIS — How much is the life of a victim of terrorism worth? How do you quantify the loss of children taken from their parents? Of husbands or wives torn from their spouse by the bullets of a ...

Italy

How To Buy Antiquities Looted By ISIS From An Italian Mobster

In southern Italy, mob clans have entered into an unlikely alliance with the Islamic terror group...

France

The Bataclan, Aching To Rock 'n' Roll Again After Paris Attack

British rocker Pete Doherty is signed up for a November gig, though other artists have opted out ...

France

"Deradicalization" Center For Islamic Extremists Comes To Quaint French Town

In the scenic Loire Valley southwest of Paris, a town was designated to accommodate the first cen...

France

Our Age Of Collective Panic, So Hard To Keep Calm And Carry On

Terrorism and social networks contribute to the exacerbation of a general feeling of fear, as rec...

France

Telegram App Delivers The Secrecy Jihadists Covet

Police officers probing the attack on a priest in the quiet northern French town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray were led to an unusual location in their investigation: ...

Israel

How Israel Became A Role Model In Fighting Terrorism

Since its creation, the Hebrew state has adapted to a permanent terrorist threat, thanks to a dyn...

Germany

From The Nazis To Nice, Teasing Out The Logic Of Evil

Terrorists and mass murderers are often seen as maniacs. But that may hide an uncomfortable truth...

Germany

Where To Bury Terrorists, A Question From Boston To Bavaria

The German state of Bavaria now has to face the question of where and how to bury slain terrorist...

Italy

In Italy, Muslims Quietly Assist Law Enforcement

For years, Muslims helped police identify radicals in Italy. But this assistance isn't en...

Germany

Islam And Integration, How The Seeds For Terror Take Root

Can we accept cultural "sensitivities" as an excuse for undemocratic behavior? Can we a...

France

Terrorists Take Our Lives, Populists Steal Our Souls

How should we react in the face of the threat of Islamist terrorism? It's a fine line to ...

France

The Scooter Hero Of Nice: I Was Ready To Die To Stop Him

A video circulating showed a desperate attempt by someone on a scooter to stop the runaway truck ...