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  1. Don't overplay the importance of terrorism

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... other terrorist attacks in terms of loss of life, the Mumbai bombings of 1993 remain the third-worst incident in the history of terrorism. Yet who remembers them today? I do, because ... people and an enormous nuisance for hundreds of thousands of others, but they didn't change anything important. How could they? Terrorism is only as important as you let it be. ...

  2. Attack bears hallmark of Japan's left-wing extremists

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... to attract attention. 'Carrying out a major terrorist attack means that it is by definition difficult and dangerous, which means the people behind it will want to make sure it works,' he ...

  3. Terrified of modern life

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... Brad Glosserman The horrific bombings in Turkey have renewed concern about the price to be paid for joining the US-led war on terror. The idea that nations can 'opt out' ... but it is also wrong. Al-Qaeda, and those who act in its name, have made it clear that they are indifferent to who they hurt. In truth, few Americans have been the victims of terror attacks after ...

  4. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Canada Day pressure-cooker bomb plot thwarted in British Columbia

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... charged with terrorism in Canada Canadian police have arrested and charged a man and woman with terrorism for attempting to leave pressure-cooker bombs at British Columbia's provincial ... long warned of home-grown and external terrorism threats. In April, two men were arrested in Canada in connection with a plot to derail a passenger train running between New York City ...

  5. egyptian revolt

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through liberal views and discussion d. through communism 2 Which of the following is the view of Kenneth Pollack? a. the Egyptian revolution is definitely a defeat for al-Qaeda b. the Egyptian revolution will spread to Europe c. the Egyptian revolution is definitely a victory for al-Qaeda d. the Egyptian revolution may be a defeat or victory for al-Qaeda, depending on what happens next ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in High Definition, which runs throughout April. The monkeys have taken up residence in the Sichuan Treasures exhibit, which is next to the stamping ground of giant pandas An An and Jia Jia. HKU ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Move to prevent radicalisation of British Muslims

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Move to prevent radicalisation of British Muslims Follow @SCMP_News A battery of measures to prevent radicalisation of British Muslims was outlined by the home affairs minister, Theresa May. They included tougher pre-emptive censors ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    10th anniversary of Bali bombings a reminder to be vigilant about terror attacks

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... they have done much to fight the threat, it has not been eliminated. At the time, governments were complacent about the possibility that the terror that jolted the US on September 11, 2001, could ... on Western targets that took 45 more lives. Counter-terrorism squads have since captured or killed 800 Muslim extremists and those behind the Bali bombings were tracked down, put on trial and either ...

  9. Why these scenes won't stop

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq, but terrorism was definitely a global worry. 'We shouldn't consider any country as being immune from their activity because they see themselves as waging ... Is the 'war on terror' being won? Indeed, can it ever be won? Peter Kammerer asks whether the post-9/11 world is any more secure US President George W. Bush forewarned ...

  10. Quotes of the week

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Even if you're right, you have to convince people it's the case. You can't [just] say, 'I know better than you, I know this is good for you' Bernard Chan, former chairman of the Antiquities Advisory Board Whatever you do in the ab ...




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