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Natalie Portman revealed on Saturday that she was the object of a rape fantasy at the age of 13 and gave up on numerous roles while suffering through what she called an "environment of sexual terrorism." The Oscar-winning actress spoke from a stage before thousands of people in downtown Los ...

WASHINGTON - There is a major change in U.S. military strategy. On Friday, more than 16 years after the 9/11 attacks, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said terrorism is no longer the No. 1 priority. Mock ships the size of American destroyers are laid out in China's missile impact test range on the edge of ...
India, US and Afghanistan target Pakistan over terrorism at UNSC ... Pakistan needs to change its "mindset" of differentiating between good and bad terrorists, India said at the UN Security Council, urging it to focus on challenges posed by terrorism emanating from the safe havens from across the border.
"The deterioration in freedom, stripping of citizenship and forced deportation exercised by the Qatar government, as well as Doha's support to extremism and terrorism, destabilisation and the use of funds and media as means of support to terrorist groups, are all done in the name of democracy. Ironically ...
... and my work in order to send my own message to the world that I'm someone worthy of safety and respect. The response to my expression, from small comments about my body to more threatening deliberate statements, served to control my behavior through an environment of sexual terrorism." ...

WASHINGTON - There is a major change in U.S. military strategy. On Friday, more than 16 years after the 9/11 attacks, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said terrorism is no longer the No. 1 priority. Mock ships the size of American destroyers are laid out in China's missile impact test range on the edge of ...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged Saturday that the U.S. would continue to support Egypt in its battle against terrorism. "We stand shoulder to shoulder with you," Pence said in front of reporters after meetings in Cairo with Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to discuss terrorism and security ...
PIC: Aisha Nakasibante, who is among the Muslim clerics charged with terrorism at High Court being escorted back to Luzira prison on January 18, 2018. ... The High Court has set February 19 to start hearing the case in which Dr Aggrey Kiyingi's sister-in-law, Aisha Nakasibante, is indicted with terrorism.
Mr Frain detailed the threats as he revealed how he felt neglected by British authorities in the months after the attacks and called for reforms to a system ill-equipped to cope with the needs of survivors of terrorism. He said he was forced to wait for ten weeks for an appointment with Britain's state-run health ...
British and French leaders aim to deepen cooperation in addressing terrorism and the migration crisis at a bilateral summit near London Thursday, as Britain tries to strengthen ties before leaving the European Union next year. Prime Minister Theresa May will meet President Emmanuel Macron on his first ...
As TPM reported, the joint Department of Justice-Department of Homeland Security report found that nearly three in four people convicted of international terrorism in U.S, courts since 9/11 were foreign-born. The report was framed as offering support for President Trump's strict immigration policies.
Britain is set to send Royal Air Force helicopters to bolster a key French counter-terrorism operation in Mali, in a package of measures to be agreed at a bilateral summit near London on Thursday. The commitment will come as Prime Minister Theresa May meets French President Emmanuel Macron at an ...
Representatives for facebook, twitter, and YouTube trekked up to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to let senators know how their personal War On Terrorism is going. It turns out that things are going well, thanks for asking. "We think we're better prepared for this election than we've ever been," Carlos Monje, ...
As Shirin Sinnar argued in an earlier Just Security post, any list of terrorism cases that excludes domestic terrorism (such as Dylann Roof's shooting spree at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina) is fundamentally misleading: "If you exclude all convictions for 'domestic terrorism' at the ...
Cipher Brief expert and former DHS official Todd Rosenblum says the Trump Administration used incomplete and cherry-picked statistics in a new report that says three out of four individuals convicted of international terrorism-related charges since the 9/11 attacks were "foreign-born," as opposed to born ...
U.S. lawmakers are eyeing the formation of a new task force to combat the use of cryptocurrency in financing terrorism and other illicit uses. Introduced to Congress by House Representative Ted Budd (Republican) of North Carolina on Jan. 10, a new bill aims to establish the team, dubbed the Independent ...

"During the Obama administration the use of Special Operations Forces increased dramatically, as if their use was a sort of magical, all-purpose solution for fighting terrorism," William Hartung, the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center For International Policy, pointed out. "The ensuing years ...
Talk about jobs Americans won't do! A new government report shows that 73 percent of those convicted of terrorism charges are immigrants, almost all from Islamic countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Yet the politicians don't care and only want to discuss further opening our borders. Perhaps if ...
... of course dealing with some of the long term causes of terrorism in terms of economic development, employment of young people, rather than having a lot of idle young people on our hands, it is a comprehensive approach that we have to make. I think that Ghana is stabled, Ghana is secure, Ghana safe." ...
A new report from the departments of Justice and Homeland Security found that three of every four defendants convicted of international terrorism charges from September 11, 2001 to December 31, 2016 were born outside the United States. President Donald Trump mandated the creation of the report as ...
An NYC firefighter walks among the old headstones at Trinity Church Cemetery in lower Manhattan on Sept. 19, 2001. (Photo: Everett Collection/Newscom). A new report from the Trump Administration shows that three-quarters of terrorists are foreign-born. Should that affect our immigration policy?
A man has been arrested on suspicion of entering a terrorist-funding arrangement. The 40-year-old was arrested at an address in Norwich on Wednesday as part of an inquiry into suspected funding of terrorism. He was taken to a south London Police station where he remains in custody, the Met police said ...
Last Updated Jan 17, 2018 12:33 PM EST. Officials from facebook, twitter and YouTube testified on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. The Senate commerce, science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on what steps social media platforms are taking to fight the spread of extremist ...
WASHINGTON -- The Trump Administration on Tuesday released a report attempting to link immigrants to terrorism, presenting statistics showing that the vast majority of people convicted of international terrorism charges in the United States over the past 15 years were born in foreign countries. The report ...
Three out of four individuals convicted on international terrorism charges in the U.S. were foreign born, according to a new report released by the Trump Administration amid a contentious debate on national security and immigration. Between Sept. 11, 2001, and Dec. 31, 2016, 549 individuals were ...
Donald Trump praised Qatar's efforts to combat "terrorism and extremism" as the US president spoke by phone with the gulf nation's emir on Monday. Trump also reiterated his support for a united Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that is "focused on countering regional threats", a White House statement said ...
In Egypt, Palestinians were given preferential treatment over Egyptian citizens and free education in Egyptian universities. The thank you Egypt got, however, was often Palestinian activism that challenged Egypt's sovereignty. Today Egypt's boarder with Gaza is chaotic and dangerous; terrorism has been ...
Expressing his confidence in the decree, President Mamnoon Hussain told the audience that the document would be pivotal in countering sectarianism, terrorism, and extremism. He said that the consensus among religious scholars to issue the decree was a monumental step toward progress, adding it ...
Brussels (Reuters, AFP)- Two people were killed and 14 injured when an explosion in the Belgian port city of Antwerp destroyed three buildings. police said two bodies were found under the debris on Tuesday (Jan 16) following the blast on Monday evening. Five people were seriously injured and ...
terrorism is increasingly risky. The "newest" terrorists of the recent decade regard al-Qaeda and the other "new" jihadi groups that matured during the 1990s as too moderate. Rhetorically, the newest terrorists are irreconcilable with any society, any sect, any leader, any law but their own, and are intent on ...
The Departments of Homeland Security and Justice (DHS/DOJ) released a report this morning on the threat of international terrorism. This report was required by President Donald Trump's executive order that, among other things, originally established the infamous travel ban. The new DHS/DOJ report ...
Sweden is set to release a modern version of a 1940s guide on how to cope with war, with the creators citing the threats of climate change and terrorist attacks, according to local media. The government originally distributed the 'Om kriget kommer' (If War Comes) booklet to Swedes at the height of World ...
The Office of the Public prosecutor in Brussels opened 802 files on terrorism in 2017, according to its spokesman, Denis Goeman, who said the figure had remained stable for many years now. "Many of these files were closed without any follow-up because the investigations showed that no offence was ...
New Delhi: army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said today his force will not let anti-India activities succeed at any cost in Jammu and Kashmir and warned of stronger reaction against Pakistan-supported terrorism. Addressing Armymen on the occasion of Army Day, Gen Rawat also said that disputes along the ...
Although there has been a decrease in the overall deaths from terrorism, evidence shows that for the first time ever, two out of every three countries--106 out of 163 in the Institute of economics and peace's Global terrorism Index--experienced a terror attack in 2016. Although terror attacks in Britain, ...
Such a throng raises many crowd-control and terrorism concerns for its host. The dogs were not the only vigilant protectors--officers with assault weapons and portable radiation detectors walked among the crowd, and sharpshooters on rooftops scanned building windows and balconies for anything ...
Former President, Ibrahim Babangida on Sunday urged Nigerians to stop hate speeches which spark violence in order to restore peace in the country. Babangida in a statement issued to newsmen in Minna in celebration of the armed forces remembrance day appealed to Nigerians to cooperate with ...
"This crusade, this War On Terrorism is going to take a while," former President George W. Bush said on the White House South Lawn on Sept. 16, 2001. "And the American people must be patient. I'm going to be patient." Bush was right that a war on an abstract noun like "terror" would take awhile. It began in October 2001 ...
Moreover, the PA's encouragement of violence and habitual "days of rage" again demonstrate its commitment not only to rejectionism but also to the threat, and use, of terrorism. Both are obstacles to the presumed goals of the Palestinian people: peace, statehood, economic development and a better life for ...
terrorism in Pakistan is becoming a major and highly destructive phenomenon in recent year. The post 9/11 War On Terrorism in Pakistan has had two elements the governor's battle with jihad group banned after the attack in New York and the US persist of al Qaeda usually but not always in cooperation ...
President Trump's frequent visits to South Florida make the area a high-risk target for terrorism, one that justifies more money from the federal government, Palm Beach County's top law enforcement agency says. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is pushing for the federal government to boost its ...
Derby's history of terrorism and extremism from Omar to Munir. Munir Mohammed who was convicted of plotting a terrorist attack is the latest. Share; Comments. By. Isaac CrowsonCrime reporter. 18:30, 13 JAN 2018; Updated 20:19, 13 JAN 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you ...
ISIS fighter Douglas McCain was the first-known American to die fighting for the Islamic State. Now, attention is being shifted to his brother who was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for possession of firearms and lying to the federal agents about international terrorism. Marchello McCain, 35, was living ...
President Donald Trump's frequent visits to South Florida make the area a high-risk target for terrorism, one that justifies more money from the federal government, Palm Beach County's top law enforcement agency says. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is pushing for the federal government to boost ...
President Donald Trump's frequent visits to South Florida make the area a high-risk target for terrorism, one that justifies more money from the federal government, Palm Beach County's top law enforcement agency says. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is pushing for the federal government to boost ...
Pakistan protests that it is not sponsoring terrorism; I am inclined to believe it, except that a person suspected of being a thief should not be found cuddling a neigbour's sheep. Its training, funding and support for the terrorists in India's Kashmir and Jammu provinces clearly mark Pakistan out as a state ...
French authorities have dropped all terrorism charges against Lebanese-Canadian professor Hassan Diab in the 1980 Paris synagogue bombing. He was charged with first-degree murder in connection to the bombing that killed four people and injured 40. He was arrested in Canada in 2008 and ...
NEW YORK - The Bangladeshi man accused of attempting an Islamic State-inspired suicide bomb attack on a busy New York City commuter hub in December pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal terrorism charges. "At this moment, not guilty," said Akayed Ullah, 27, when U.S. District Judge Richard ...
It's startling how few filmmakers have tried to tackle terrorism with anything beyond a standard procedural account. It's less surprising that one of the few to really grapple with a response is Fatih Akin, the German-born filmmaker of Turkish descent, whose thorny, probing dramas traverse borders as a matter ...


 

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