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    • Town Rattled by Bow-and-Arrow Killings Ponders Terrorism and Mental Illness

    Town Rattled by Bow-and-Arrow Killings Ponders Terrorism and Mental Illness

    The police in Norway, initially pointing to Islamic extremism, now say an attacker was “not well, mentally.” Candles were lit in a square in Kongsberg, Norway, to honor the victims…

    Two More Guantánamo Detainees Are Approved for Release

    A board has now backed the release of 12 out of the 39 men remaining at the prison, but U.S. diplomats must first reach security agreements with destination countries. The…

    Canadian Admits Fabricating Terrorism Tale Detailed in New York Times Podcast

    In exchange for the admission of the man, Shehroze Chaudhry, Canada dropped criminal charges against him. Shehroze Chaudhry copied photographs from the internet to help cultivate his image of an…

    Evacuations From Kabul Wind Down as U.S. Prepares to Pull Last Troops

    Hundreds of thousands of Afghans are still thought to be seeking to flee the country, but President Biden and other global leaders have acknowledged that many will not get out…

    The Real Winner of the Afghan War? It’s Not Who You Think.

    news analysis Pakistan, nominally a U.S. partner in the war, was the Afghan Taliban’s main patron, and sees the Taliban’s victory as its own. But now what does it do…

    France Passes New Laws to Combat Terrorism and Islamist Extremism

    After several attacks, the government said it needed more tools to hunt down terrorists and prevent extremist ideas from spreading. Critics call the laws heavy handed. In May, members of…

    In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa’s Militants

    Violence by Islamist extremists in Africa reached a record high last year. Now, the Islamic State is using those attacks to project an image of strength. Waiting for relatives this…