Terrorism

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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.

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...


Mali: Bewaffnete greifen Touristenhotel in Bamako an

Mali: Bewaffnete greifen Touristenhotel in Bamako an

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 18, 2017

In Malis Hauptstadt Bamako haben Unbekannte ein bei westlichen Touristen beliebtes Hotel angegriffen. Mindestens zwei Menschen kamen ums Leben, 36 wurden befreit. mehr... Forum ]

Angst vor Terror: Dürfen Eltern die Klassenfahrt nach London absagen?

Angst vor Terror: Dürfen Eltern die Klassenfahrt nach London absagen?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 14, 2017

Nach den Terroranschlägen in London will eine Mutter aus Duisburg offenbar verhindern, dass ihre Tochter auf Klassenfahrt in die britische Hauptstadt fährt. Darf sie das? Von Julia Köppe mehr... Forum ]


Targeting Terrorists: Germany's Dilemma in Dealing with Islamist Threats

Targeting Terrorists: Germany's Dilemma in Dealing with Islamist Threats

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 23, 2017

German police believe there are 602 Islamists living in the country who could be capable of perpetrating a terrorist attack. Politicians want to crack down on possible extremists, but many of the measures under consideration are ineffective or legally dubious. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Collapse of the Caliphate: Dire Straits for Islamic State Finances

Collapse of the Caliphate: Dire Straits for Islamic State Finances

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 20, 2017

Islamic State is in deep financial trouble. A new study by King's College in London provides the first in-depth look at the terrorist group's revenue structure and why its business model is now failing. By Christoph Reuter more... Comment ]