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The World Wide War

With the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington, terrorism vaulted to the top of government agendas at the turn of the century. Led by the United States and its War on Terror, terrorism has helped shape a new geopolitical balance following the end of the Cold War.

The Ghosts of Islamic State: 'Liberated' Areas of Iraq Still Terrorized by Violence

The Ghosts of Islamic State: 'Liberated' Areas of Iraq Still Terrorized by Violence

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 21, 2018

Officially, Islamic State has been driven out of the Hawija district of Iraq. But the jihadist groups are still there and continue to terrorize the populace. They often show up in the dark of night. By Christoph Reuter more... Comment ]

2016 Berlin Christmas Market Attack: Terror Survivors Feel Abandoned by German Authorities

2016 Berlin Christmas Market Attack: Terror Survivors Feel Abandoned by German Authorities

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 15, 2017

One year after the terror attack on the Christmas market in Berlin, the relatives of the victims feel like the German authorities have treated them callously or neglected them. Some of their anger is also directed at German Chancellor Angela Merkel. By Britta Stuff and Wolf Wiedmann-Schmidt more...


Warlord City: The Business of Fear in Boomtown Mogadishu

Warlord City: The Business of Fear in Boomtown Mogadishu

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 27, 2017

Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, is a city with little functioning infrastructure and a relentless cascade of violence. But some inhabitants of the city have been able to take advantage of the ongoing civil war to make themselves rich, and their business is feeding the horror. By Fritz Schaap and Christian Werner (Photos) more... Comment ]

Angriff auf Polizisten in Kanada: Polizei identifiziert Attentäter von Edmonton

Angriff auf Polizisten in Kanada: Polizei identifiziert Attentäter von Edmonton

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 02, 2017

Ein Mann greift im kanadischen Edmonton Polizisten und Fußgänger an, verletzt fünf Menschen. Nun steht fest: Der Verdächtige war der Polizei bekannt und galt als mutmaßlicher Dschihadist. mehr...


Sowing Seeds of Hate: The Unforgivable Disgrace of an American President

Sowing Seeds of Hate: The Unforgivable Disgrace of an American President

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 19, 2017

There has never before been a U.S. president who trivialized the violence and racism of neo-Nazis. For many Republicans, Donald Trump has now gone too far. The populist leader has become more isolated than ever before -- in the world and inside his own party. By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

Offline: Bei Terror macht Lisa ihr Handy aus
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Offline: Bei Terror macht Lisa ihr Handy aus

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 19, 2017

Terror, Eilmeldungen, schlechte Nachrichten: Wenn Anschläge passieren wie vergangene Woche der in Barcelona, dann geht Lisa, 23, offline. Warum, erzählt sie hier. mehr...


Terrorism or Insanity? Attack Underscores Need To Address Refugees' Mental Health

Terrorism or Insanity? Attack Underscores Need To Address Refugees' Mental Health

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 10, 2017

In 2015, Ahmed A. was an unremarkable Palestinian asylum applicant with dreams of a new life in Germany. Two years later, he went on a deadly stabbing spree in a Hamburg supermarket. His transformation highlights a growing problem among refugees in the country: mental illness. By Laura Backes, Jürgen Dahlkamp, Hubert Gude, Martin Knobbe, Roman Lehberger, Andrew Moussa and Wolf Wiedmann-Schmidt more... Comment ]

'Nazis, Spies and Terrorists': Can the German-Turkish Relationship Be Saved?

'Nazis, Spies and Terrorists': Can the German-Turkish Relationship Be Saved?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 10, 2017

In recent months, relations between Germany and Turkey have reached a new low. After a series of escalating spats, tourism and investment in the country have collapsed. Will it finally drive Turkish President Erdogan to change course? By Katrin Elger, Maximilian Popp, Christian Reiermann and Michael Sauga more... Comment ]


Interview with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek: 'Germany is Being Irrational'

Interview with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek: 'Germany is Being Irrational'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 01, 2017

As Germany and Turkey struggle with the increasingly strained state of their relationship, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek stresses the two countries' longstanding friendship in an interview with DER SPIEGEL. He also says it is Ankara's duty to rid the state of terrorist elements. Interview Conducted by Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

Deradikalisierung von Gefährdern: "Islamist oder Nazi - ideologisch ist das der gleiche Mist"
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Deradikalisierung von Gefährdern: "Islamist oder Nazi - ideologisch ist das der gleiche Mist"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 21, 2017

Das BKA zählt 680 Gefährder in Deutschland - zu viele, um sie alle zu überwachen. Kann man stattdessen versuchen, sie aus ihrer Ideologie zurück in die Gesellschaft zu führen? Oder braucht es Fußfesseln? Ein Gespräch. mehr...