Marking Memorial Day, Trump Notes Ongoing Battle on Terror

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday paid tribute to "a new generation of American patriots" who, he said, "are fighting to win the battle against terrorism." They are "risking their lives to protect our citizens from an enemy that uses
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US Issues Travel Warning for Europe

VOA News The U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning alerting U.S. citizens to the to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation. The Travel Alert that expires on August 31, 2016 states that "the large number of tourists visiting (more...)

Terror Alert Issued as US Readies for Holiday Travel

VOA Smita Nordwall As millions of Americans are getting ready to head out of town for the holidays, the State Department put out a worldwide travel alert. "Current information suggests that ISIL [Islamic State], al-Qaida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions," the department said (more...)

Americans Show Solidarity with France After Terror Attacks

VOA Mike Richman Americans have joined the global chorus of voices condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris, offering condolences to the victims' families and expressing solidarity with the French people. Congressional lawmakers, presidential candidates, Muslim organizations and voices on social media are among those speaking out about the attacks, which left at least (more...)

IS Supporters Use Social Media to Celebrate Paris Attacks

VOA Ken Schwartz As it has in many recent global events, social media is playing a large role in the terrorist attacks in Paris. It is not a claim of responsibility, but an Islamic State supporter used Twitter to express joy over the bloodshed. He tweeted the grim words "Paris is Burning" and (more...)

White House on Attacks in Russia

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Attacks in Russia The United States condemns the terrorist attacks that struck the Russian city of Volgograd and sends deepest condolences to the families of the victims with hopes for the rapid healing of those wounded. The United States stands in solidarity with (more...)

From Profiles to Pathways: The Road to Recruitment

Involvement in terrorism is a complex process of assimilation By John Horgan John Horgan, Ph.D., is senior research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, and lecturer in international relations at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. An Irish political psychologist, his Dr. Horgan’s (more...)

Nuclear Energy Challenges Global Safety and Security

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu told an international forum that nuclear energy, which holds enormous potential for global development, brings significant challenges to the world’s collective safety and security. Chu said the goal is for a future in which peaceful nuclear energy (more...)

President Obama’s Op-Ed: The Partnership We Need

On this 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, we remember that 9/11 was not only an attack on the United States, it was an attack on the world and on the humanity and hopes that we share. We remember that among the nearly 3,000 (more...)

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Tuesday’s Children

By Lauren Monsen Staff Writer Reclaiming hope from the embers of tragedy is a daunting task, but a nonprofit group called Tuesday’s Children helps people traumatized by terrorism connect with each other and rebuild their lives. Created to meet the needs of families who lost relatives in the September (more...)

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