Terrorism

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After Nice, Don't Give ISIS What It's Asking For
Hussain, Murtaza
Article
2016
Not much is yet known about Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, the 31-year-old man French police say is responsible for a horrific act of mass murder last night in the southern city of Nice. In the wake of th...
After Paris
Malik, Kenan
Article
2015
Some have seen the terrorism as the consequence of French foreign policy in Syria. Yet we should be wary of seeing these attacks as a response, however perverted, to French, or Western, foreign policy...
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
Hedges, Chris
Book
2006
Hedges examines the Christian Right's origins, its driving motivation and its dark ideological underpinnings, with interviews and coverage of events such as pro-life rallies and weeklong classes on co...
America's Use of Terror in Vietnam: The Evil That Was Phoenix
Jacobs, Ron
Article
2014
There’s a reason the CIA wanted to prevent the publication of Douglas Valentine’s 1990 book, The Phoenix Program: America’s Use of Terror in Vietnam. This masterwork is more than an exposé of the US p...
The Anarchists: The men who shocked an era
Kedward, Roderick
Book
1971
The history and ideology of anarchism.
The Anti-Empire Report #150
Blum, William
Article
2017
Anti-Empire Report by William Blum.
The Anti-Semitic and Pro-Terror Myths: The Politics of Distraction
Fantina, Robert
Article
2014
Past victimization does not excuse current victimizing. Because Jews in Europe had to carry identification cards, use separate streets, live in segregated neighborhoods, etc., does not justify Israel ...
The Anti-Semitism That Goes Unreported
Hass, Amira
Article
2012
Our grandparents knew that the order-enforcement authorities wouldn't intervene to help a Jewish family under attack; we know that the Israel Defense Forces, the Israel Police, the Civil Administratio...
Assange and Posada in the Propaganda System: Mixed Media
Herman, Edward S.; Peterson, David
Article
2011
Posada's case is a dramatic illustration of the fraudulence of the so-called "War on Terror" and highlights the U.S. refusal to abide by the rule of law. Assange's case shows well the U.S. establishme...
Avenge But One of My Two Eyes
Mograbi, Avi (director)
Film/Video
2006
Israeli director Avi Mograbi documents what he calls the "culture of death" in the psychology of Israel the occupier.
Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda (2nd Edition)
Love, Maryann Cusimano
Book
2003
Discussion of the increasingly transnational structure of power in today's world and proposals forabandoning nation-state sovereignty for more integrated, cooperative rule between different types of g...
Breaking The Silence: Truth And Lies In The War On Terror
Pilger, John
Film/Video
2003
'Breaking The Silence: Truth And Lies In The War On Terror' was screened six months after the invasion of Iraq in March 2003 and two years after the invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001. The film d...
Buda's Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb
Davis, Mike
Book
2007
Mike Davis traces the car bomb's worldwide use and development. In his analysis, he also exposes the role of state intelligence agencies - particularly those of the United States, Israel, India, and P...
Canada: Decoding Harper's Terror Game. : Beneath the Masks and Diversions
McMurtry, John
Article
2014
Stephen Harper is the most deeply reviled Prime Minister in Canada’s history. On the world stage, he is the servant of Big Oil boiling oil out of tar-sands to destroy major river systems and pollute ...
The Case Against Israel
Neumann, Michael
Book
2005
Neumann argues that Israel's policies are the cause of the conflict, and that the conflict can be ended by Israel changing its behaviour.
Censorship? Haaretz Deletes Amira Hass Article On Surging Settler Violence
Abunimah, Ali
Article
2012
Israeli newspaper Haaretz deleted a significant article by Amira Hass headlined "The anti-Semitism that goes unreported," about an unchecked upsurge in violence against Palestinians by Israeli settler...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The CIA and Questions of Torture: Against The Current vol. 131
Fish, George
Article
2007
Alfred W. McCoy's A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror is a chilling, eerily fascinating account of how the CIA used physical and psychological torture as a...
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Zepezauer, Mark
Book
1994
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
Congo's War, Women's Holocaust: Against The Current vol. 133
Against The Current
Article
2008
Which current war has taken more lives than the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Darfur put together?
Connexions Library: Africa Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Africa.
Connexions Other Voices - May 28, 2017: Resisting Injustice
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
In this issue, we look at the relentless persistence of people challenging injustice and entrenched power in places around the world, including Palestine, Korea, China, Canada, and the United States. ...
Connexions Other Voices - July 22, 2017: Secrecy and Power
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Secrecy is a weapon the powerful use against their enemies: us. This issue of Other Voices explores the relationship of secrecy and power.
Counter-Rhetoric: Challenging "conventional wisdom" & reframing the conflict
Schaeffer, Emily; Halper, Jeff; Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2006
This useful little book does two things. It challenges the rhetoric, the perceptions and assumptions regarding the conflict in Israel/Palestine, and it exposes the underlying imbalance of power around...
Cuba's Prisoner Release: Surprise! Mainstream Media Omits Context and Key Facts
Landau, Saul; Valdes, Nelson P.
Article
2010
Double standards and hypocrisy abound in American media coverage of Cuba's recent prisoner release. For example, the U.S. government holds more political prisoners on Cuban soil than the Cuban governm...
The Culture of Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Chomsky argues that the United States elites are dedicated to the rule of force, and that their commitment to violence and lawlessness has to be masked by an ideological system which attempts to contr...
Dark Days: The Story of Four Canadians Tortured in the Name of Fighting Terror
Pither, Kerry
Book
2008
An exposé of Canadian national security investigations, Kerry Pither's Dark Days exposes a disturbing record of human-rights abuses, both at home and abroad, and ultimately questions our notion of the...
Dirty Wars: Britain's Collusion with Radical Islam
Curtis, Mark
Book
2008
Historian Mark Curtis, presents the history of the British government's sponsorship of radical Islamic terrorism, from Iran, Afghanistan and Libya to the July 7 bombings.
Domestic Terrorism: Notes on the State System of Oppression
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1999
Starting with the curious events in Detroit 1971 associated with the Socialist Worker's party, Chomsky investigates FBI disruption programs, their consequences and meaning. He defines this systematic ...
The Enemy That Barely Exists
c\Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2011
Al-Qa’ida has proved so elusive and difficult to eliminate mainly because it has never existed in the form that governments and intelligence agencies pretend.
The Everyday Activist: 365 Ways to Change the World
Horton, Michael
Book
2006
A positive, practical guide to healing the world - one day at a time. Packed with ideas and facts from leading campaign organizations, this handbook shows how the smallest actions can make a differenc...
Everyday Life in the Modern World
Lefebvre, Henri
Book
1968
Everyday life is non-philosophical in relation to philosophy and represents reality in relation to ideality.
"Exterminate all the Brutes": Gaza 2009
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2009
Israel has a straightforward means to defend itself: put an end to its criminal actions in occupied territories, and accept the long-standing international consensus on a two-state settlement that has...
Florida Man, Accused of Terrorism Based on Book Collection, Set Free
Hussain, Murtaza
Article
2015
Robertson had been incarcerated since 2011 on charges of tax fraud and illegal gun possession. After his arrest and subsequent conviction, prosecutors sought to add a 'terrorism enhancement' to his se...
Free Speech and Unsafe Spaces
Malik, Kenan
Article
2017
Malik criticizes "the blinkered, self-centred, indeed narcissistic, attitudes that shape much contemporary discussion on speech and its limits. Free speech, from this perspective, requires not a robus...
From Klinghoffer to the Gaza Flotilla
Ridley, Yvonne
Article
2010
Under the Rome Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation of 1988, it is an international crime for any person to seize or exercise control over a ship b...
Front de libération du Québec: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
A organization that used propaganda and terrorism to promote the emergence of an independent Québec.
Guantanamo North: Terrorism and the Administration of Justice in Canada
Diab, Robert
Book
2008
After September 11, 2001, Canadian governments made significant changes to the law so that non-citizens with suspected links to terrorism could be held indefinitely with no due process. The Courts hel...
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
Hekmat, Mansoor - Writings - Index
Hekmat, Mansoor
Article
Writings of Mansoor Hekmat (1951-2002).
How Zionist terrorism determined Palestine's fate
Such, Rod
Article
2017
A book review on State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel, Thomas Suárez, Olive Branch Press (2017).
Human Rights: in a time of terror: New Internationalist January/February 2008
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2008
A look at human rights in various countries including women's and sex rights.
Human Rights Protections Weaken as Tunisia Fights Terror
Abrougui, Afef
Article
2015
The Tunisian government is cracking down on civil and political rights as it fights a rise in Islamist insurgency, in the aftermath of the deadliest terror attack in the country's history.
I was "part of a terror organization," says Israeli pilot turned activist
Beiler, Ryan Rodrick
Article
2015
Interview with Yonatan Shapira, former Israeli air force pilot and current supporter of the Palestinian-led call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
In Defence of the Terror: Liberty or Death in the French Revolution
Wahnich, Sophie
Book
2012
A discussion about the causes and consequences of revolutionary violence, with the premise that dismissive disgust at bloodshed is an overly simplistic response.
International Terrorism: Image and Reality - In Alexander George (ed.), Western State Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1991
Chomsky identifies two approaches to evaluating terrorism: the literal and propagandistic. He further explores various cases, factors and forms of terrorism according to literal analysis, yet conclude...
ISIS Church Bombings Kill 47 in Egypt
Ditz, Jason
Article
2017
Ditz details two recent ISIS attacks in Egypt targeting Christian churches and followers.
Islamic Terrorism
Hekmat, Mansoor
Article
1994
There is not the slightest real and legitimate relationship between the appalling calamities that have befallen the Jewish people in this century and the suppression and crimes committed by the extrem...
Israel Calls a Man Its Soldiers Killed a 'Terrorist': Until They Realized He Was an Israeli Jew
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
The Jerusalem Post today describes the killing of a man by two IDF soldiers after, the soldiers claim, he was acting erratically and tried to grab one of their guns. When he was fatally shot by the ID...
'Israel is a terrorist state'
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
The violence rocking the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and now Gaza is on the verge of spilling into Israel, Palestinian leaders in Israel warned. A wave of unrest has swept Palestinian towns in ...
Israel is a Terrorist State
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
The violence rocking the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and now Gaza is on the verge of spilling into Israel, Palestinian leaders in Israel warned.
Israeli Apartheid and Terrorism
Herman, Edward S.
Article
1994
If Jews in France were required to carry identification cards designating them Jews, could not acquire land or buy or rent homes in most of the country, were not eligible for service in the armed forc...
Israelis Shoot Motionless Arab Woman - Video
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
In the age of phone cameras, we have become increasingly used to photos and videos of Palestinians in the West Bank being shot by soldiers in unjustifiable circumstances.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
Draper, Hal
Book
1977
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume III: The Dictatorship of the Proletariat
Draper, Hal
Book
1986
Hal Draper examines how Marx and Marxism dealt with the issue of dictatorship in relation to the revolutionary use of force and repression, particularly as this debate has centered on the use of the t...
Leader and Vassal: Bringing Death and Destruction to Muslims
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2008
Americans do not think of themselves or of Israel as terrorist states, but the evidence is complete and overwhelming. Thanks to the power of the Israel Lobby, Americans only know the Israeli side of t...
The Leading Terrorist State
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2014
"It's official: The U.S. is the world's leading terrorist state, and proud of it." That should have been the headline for the lead story in The New York Times on Oct. 15, which was more politely title...
A Left Voice in Pakistan: Against The Current vol. 131
Tariq, Farooq
Article
2007
Following the October 18 attack on the massive procession into Karachi welcoming Benazir Bhutto back from an eight-year exile, Farooq Tariq, General Secretary of the Labour Party Pakistan, expressed h...
Living in Pitiless Times: Baghdad, Beirut and Paris
Prashad, Vijay
Article
2015
A week of horrible carnage -- bomb blasts in Beirut and Baghdad and then the cold-blooded shootings in Paris. Each of these acts of terror left dead bodies and wounded lives. There is nothing good tha...
Loss of Faith: How the Air India Bombers Got Away with Murder
Bolan, Kim
Book
2005
An account of the Air India Bombing trial and investigations.
The lying silence of those who know: Holocaust Denied
Pilger, John
Article
2009
In every war, Israel has had the same objective: the expulsion of the native people and the theft or more and more land.
Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror
Article
2015
A report documenting the lynching of millions of African Americans from the Civil War until the Second World War. The work maintains that America's legacy of racial terror must be more fully addressed...
Manifesto of the Third Camp against US Militarism and Islamic Terrorism
Article
2006
The human and genuine solution to the problem of nuclear weapons, to Islamic terrorism and its horrific crimes against the people of the world, and to the militaristic bullying of the US and Western g...
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
The Most Wanted List, International Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2008
Revealing the difference between America's use of the term "the world" and the conception which would actually include the entire globe, Chomsky demonstrates that if the "world's" voice were heeded, o...
NBC News Releases the Long-Awaited Trailer for its Summer Horror Film About ISIS
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
ISIS now officially poses a bigger threat to the "U.S. homeland" than the one posed by former title-holder Al Qaeda.
Newspaper Owned By Fracking Billionaire Leaks Memo Calling Pipeline Opponents Potential "Terrorists"
Horn, Steve
Article
2017
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has produced a report titled, "Potential Domestic Terrorist Threats to Multi-State Diamond Pipeline Construction Project," dated April 7, 2017. The DHS f...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Terrorism
Barker, Jonathan
Book
2008
Political and moral analysis of the causes and contexts of terrorism the world over.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Terrorism
Barker, Jonathan
Book
2003
An in-depth look at the nature of terrorism that discusses questioning terrorism, assessing it, the difference between state terrorism and group terrorism, morality and history, and war and politics.
The one thing that won't stop terror is more war
Nunns, Alex
Article
2015
Provoking retaliation is a key part of the jihadists' strategy, writes Alex Nunns - we need a different approach.
The Other 9/11
Z., Mickey
Article
2014
Whether or not activists will ever mount a serious threat to U.S. hegemony and propaganda remains to be seen. One thing is certain, however: Without such organizing, action, and sacrifice, there will ...
The Other Israel: Voices of Refusal and Dissent
Carey, Roane; Shainin, Jonathan (ed.)
Book
2002
A compilation of essays written by Israelis who oppose Israel's occupation of Palestine.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2015: Labour Day issue
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Labour Day issue, with articles examining the relentless pressure put on workers to work ever longer hours, at the cost of their health and family life; anti-worker legislation, Zapatista popular educ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 21, 2015: Climate Change and Social Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
This issue of Other Voices spotlights climate change, the escalating crisis that the upcoming Paris climate conference is supposed to address. But climate change is not a single problem: it is a produ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 5, 2015
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
This issue of Other Voices covers a wide range of issues, from the climate crisis and the ecosocialist response, to terrorism and the struggle against religious fundamentalism, as well as items on urb...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 20, 2016: Connexions Enters Its Fifth Decade
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
This issue of Connexions Other Voices falls on the 40th anniversary of the publication of the very first Connexions newsletter, which was published in February 1976. That first issue carried the title...
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
Carter, Jimmy
Book
2006
Former U.S. President Carter calls Israel's treatment of Palestinians 'apartheid' and identifies continuing Israeli control of the occupied territories as the primary obstacle to peace.
Palestinian farmers face settler terror
Amayreh, Khalid
Article
2004
Jewish settlers have a long history of terrorising olive farmers, and they are now increasingly resorting to a worrying tactic: poisoning Palestinian water sources.
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman, Chris
Book
1999
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Political correctness demands diversity in everything but thought
Blum, William
Article
2016
For 50 years I've been painstakingly cataloguing the brutal militarism and human-rights violations of US foreign policy, building up in the process a very loyal audience. To my great surprise, when I ...
Power and Terror: Post 9-11 talks and interviews
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky presents his latest thinking on terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and the meaning and true impact of militarism in the world today. Beginning with the fundamental principle that the exercise of ...
Power and Terror: Conflict, Hegemony, and the Rule of Force
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2011
This updated and revised edition explores the dynamics of power relationships and international negotiations, and the use of terror between the Western countries and the nations of the Middle East in ...
Preparing for a Digital 9/11
Greenberg, Karen
Article
2012
In recent years, in one of the more dangerous, if largely undiscussed, developments of our time, the Bush and then Obama administrations have launched the first state-planned war in cyber space. First...
Profit over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1999
Chomsky confronts neoliberalsim: the pro-corporate system of economic and political policies presently waging a form of class war worldwide.
Propaganda of the deed: Connexipedia Article
Article
A concept that promotes violence against political enemies as a way of inspiring the masses and catalyzing revolution.
Racist Terror, Then and Now: Many Ways to Die
Oppenheimer, Martin
Article
2015
African Americans have been murdered by white mobs, vigilantes, and "law enforcement" from the time of slavery to, quite possibly, this morning.
Radical Digressions 4
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2006
Radical Digressions 5
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2008
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Reasoning about terror
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
The trouble with much of the discussion of terrorism today is that it misses a fundamental point about contemporary terror: its disconnect from social movements and political goals. In the past, an or...
Red Menace #5: Summer 1980
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
Reflections on the Brussels Attacks
Falk, Richard
Article
2016
Debate and reflection are urgently needed with respect to the political violence that is being unleashed in various forms in the West and non-West.
Refusal to Call Charleston Shootings 'Terrorism' Again Shows It's a Meaningless Propaganda Term
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
In February 2010, a man named Joseph Stack deliberately flew his small airplane into the side of a building that housed a regional IRS office in Austin, Texas, just as 200 agency employees were starti...
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
Book
1991
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
Remembering Argentina's Mothers of the Disappeared
Sun, Rivera
Article
2016
Campaign Nonviolence is a movement to build a culture of active nonviolence. We share the stories of nonviolent action, drawing lessons, strength, and strategy from the global grassroots movements for...
Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political Culture
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky analyzes the Kennedy Administration's policy on the Vietnam War and compares the US Administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Reagan.
Review: Defying Fundamentalism: A review of Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here
Moghissi, Haideh
Article
2014
Concerned with the rising Jihadist fundamentalism on one hand, and increasing discrimination against Muslims following 9/11 on the other, and having in mind the question repeated by many commentators ...
The Right Kind Of Terror
Cromwell, David; Edwards, David
Article
2012
When is an act of terrorism not terrorism? When the victims are officially sanctioned state enemies.
Rights and Freedoms State Fear The Global attack on rights: New Internationalist March 2005
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
A look into rights and freedoms, the connection to occupation, and their state in different parts of the world.
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
Russia's Chechnya Syndrome: Against The Current vol. 84
Weissman, Susan
Article
2000
The near-genocidal war that Russia's Putin-Yeltsin government is waging in Chechnya is cynical on many counts. Some might compare it to U.S. efforts to end the “Vietnam syndrome” by engaging in small ...
The Secret Lives of Terrorists: Struggles that Change Little in the Real World
Bonelli, Laurent
Article
2011
European groups who took part in violence in the 1970s and 80s did not gain the wide popular support they had hoped for. Interest in terrorism has grown since 9/11, but the motivations for it are not ...
The Semantics of Terrorism
Al-Jurf, Soha
Article
2010
A mental construct has been created in which the State of Israel is an entity that is under constant attack. By terrorists. Who, irrefutably, must be eradicated. Their actions are somewhat irrelevant....
'Shooting to Kill:' Operation Get Corbyn
Tickell, Oliver
Article
2015
As David Cameron talks tough on shooting terrorists on Britain's streets, bombing Syria, shooting off nuclear weapons at unnamed enemies, over half of the Labour Party's MPs in the House of Commons ga...
Terror and Just Response
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2002
Chomsky explores different interpretations of the question regarding the proper response to terrorist crimes and of the broader problem of determining their nature.
Terror As It Was and Is: Against The Current vol. 146
Sundar, Aparna
Article
2010
Despite the centrality today of “terrorism” as a political phenomenon, justifying a re-ordering of global power relations as well as the suppression of dissent and civil liberties domestically, it is ...
Terror in Italy
Glaberman, Martin
Article
1980
I have known Toni Negri since 1964, when we met at the University of Padua. I have many disagreements with his theories and his formulations. But I am certain that he is innocent of any complicity wit...
Terror Takeover: The monstrous march of the security state
New Internationalist November 2009 - #427
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2009
Has our panic over terrorism given permission for unchecked abuse? The fear of terrorism has been used to curtail our liberties and violate human rights.
Terrorism Act 2000 guide: A quick guide and brief summary of the parts of the British Terrorism Act 2000 of relevance to radical workers
Article
2006
"Terrorism" is defined very widely and could include what people would normally think of as direct action. It gives the Police very wide powers to stop search and arrest, and limits people's rights - ...
Terrorism & Communism
Trotsky, Leon
Book
1918
Trotsky defends the tactics of the Bolsheviks against Karl Kautsky's attacks.
Terrorism and Communism: A Contribution to the Natural History of Revolution
Kautsky, Karl
Article
1919
Kautsky's attack on the methods used by the Bolsheviks after their seizure of power in Russia.
Terrorism in Palestine: Are the Terrorists Anti-Imperialist?
Cliff, Tony
Article
1946
Terrorist activity in Palestine has been revived on a larger scale than formerly, calling the attention of the entire press to the organisations of the Hagana, the Irgun Zvai Leumi, the Stern Gang and...
Terrorist Attacks in Paris: Can Tragedy Bring Change?
Johnstone, Diana
Article
2015
Paris has now suffered the sort of attacks that are familiar to Beirut or to Russia. The big question is: what next? Will this fear cause people to wake up to reality and think clearly?
Total terrorism solution
Article
2016
Hoax highlights failures of military, security approaches to terrorism.
The Tragic Ironies of Breivik's Terror
Malik, Kenan
Article
2011
We need to challenge neo-fascism and anti-Muslim bigotry, just as we need to challenge Islamism. But in both cases we also need to keep a sense of perspective about the nature of the threat.
Trump appeals to the military against the press and the courts
Grey, Barry
Article
2017
Examining recent remarks by Donald Trump suggesting a presidential and military alliance in opposition to the press and the court system, and the broader impacts of this position.
Trump's Muslim Ban Will Only Spark More Terrorist Attacks
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2017
Donald Trump's travel ban on refugees and visitors from seven Muslim countries entering the US makes a terrorist attack on Americans at home or abroad more rather than less likely. It does so because ...
Twin Terrors : New Internationalist November 2001
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
An in-depth look at the events of the 9/11 disaster.
Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
Chomsky, Noam; edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel
Book
2001
In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three decades, covering topics from foreign polic...
Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Bennis, Phyllis
Book
2002
Designed to inform those who are somewhat unfamiliar with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Written in question and answer format
The University & the Security State
Gasser, Michael
Article
2014
Gasser examines the implicit political agendas behind the offers of funding given to American universities by the Department of Homeland Security to research the "cognitive science of terrorisim."
Unspeakable: the Black Book of Imperial Terrorism
Street, Paul
Article
2017
American "mainstream" journalists who want to keep their paychecks flowing and their status afloat know they must report current events in a way that respects the taboo status of the nation's underlyi...
Wade Michael Page and the rise of violent far-right extremism
Goodwin, Matthew
Article
2012
The man who opened fire in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin was not just a crazed loner, but a vocal neo-Nazi – in fact, his white supremacist ideology reflected a growing form of extremism that expresses i...
Wars of Terror
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2003
Chomsky explores the nature of terrorism, focusing on four main questions posed by the 9/11 tragedy.
We Are All – Fill in the Blank
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2015
We should condemn violence and terror, and defend freedom of the press. We should do so on the basis of consistent principles -- in contrast to the mainstream media and politicians, who condemn acts d...
Web of Hate: Inside Canada's Far Right Network
Kinsella, Warren
Book
1994
Kinsella asserts that some 40 groups are more dangerous than commonly perceived because of their violence and aggressive recruitment.
What Does It Mean to Call Dylann Roof a 'Terrorist'?
Gupta, Arun
Article
2015
It would have been unfathomable a year ago for the phrase "white terrorism" to be used by the mainstream media. This shift in discourse is just one effect of the post-Ferguson moment in which there is...
Who are the Global Terrorists?: in Booth & Tim Dunne (eds.), Worlds in Collision: Terror and the Future of Global Order
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2002
In light of President George Bush's declaration of "war against terrorism", Chomsky attempts to determine who the opponents are and what the appropriate response to their crimes would be.
Why Do Jihadis Seem So Evil?
Malik, Kenan
Article
2015
The day before the Paris carnage, two suicide bombers killed at least 40 people in a Shia district of Beirut. The week after, two suicide bombings of street markets in Nigeria killed 49 people. Faced ...
Why Does the FBI Have to Manufacture its Own Plots if Terrorism and ISIS Are Such Grave Threats?
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
Article talks about FBI's terrorism strategies and their manipulation of information.
Why Marxists Oppose Individual Terrorism
Trotksy, Leon
Article
1911
A strike, even of modest size, has social consequences: strengthening of the workers’ self-confidence, growth of the trade union, and not infrequently even an improvement in productive technology. The...
Why States of Emergency and Extreme Security Measures Won't Stop ISIS
Article
2015
There is little sign that the G20 leaders gathered in Turkey have understood the nature of the conflict in which they are engaged. ISIS's military strategy is a unique combination of urban terrorism, ...
Would as Many as 1 Million Be Alive if the Media Had Done Its Job
Pilger, John
Article
2014
This is a transcript of John Pilger's contribution to a special edition of BBC Radio 4's 'Today' program, guest-edited by the artist and musician PJ Harvey.
You Can't Blow Up a Social Relationship: The Anarchist Case Against Terrorism
Article
1979
An Australian socialist-libertarian response to terrorism in the aftermath of the 1978 Sidney Hilton bombing, and a meditation on the inferior logic of terrorist-based politics.
The Young Man Was: Part 1: United Red Army
Mohaiemen, Naeem
Film/Video
2012
The start of a film trilogy that traces 1970s ultra left movements' turn to violence; Part One is based on the negotiations of the 1977 JAL hijacking, between the Japanese Red Army members on board th...
Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism
Bennoune, Karima
Book
2013
Karima Bennoune interviews 300 people from 30 countries to report on a largely invisible group of people: Muslim opponents of fundamentalism. They remain largely invisible, lost amid the heated cover...
Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight against Muslim Fundamentalism, by Karima Bennoune (Book Review)
Droeber, Julia
Article
2013
Karima Bennoune, a US-based law scholar raised in Algeria, has written an account of the stories of numerous people whose lives have been scarred by Islamic fundamentalism and who decided, using a var...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
Bureau of Public Secrets
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
Canadian Institute of International Affairs
The CIIA provides a national, non-partisan forum for the analysis, discussion and debate of international issues focussing on the implications for Canadian interests. Activities include the National F...
Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...
OneWorld.net (U.S.)
We bring together the latest news and views from over 1,600 organizations promoting human rights awareness and fighting poverty worldwide. The OneWorld network spans five continents and produces conte...
Red Menace, The
The online archive of the libertarian socialist newsletter The Red Menace. Articles on socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, h...
Science for Peace
Science for Peace is a Canadian organization which brings together those interested in the natural and social sciences in order to address the global crises facing humankind. The members of Science fo...
Tadamon
A Montreal-based collective of social-justice organizers & media activists, working to build relationships of solidarity with grassroots political movements for social and economic justice between Bei...
Third Camp
Against U.S. militarism and Islamic terrorism. We must stand up with all our power to the US government's and its allies' bullying. We must put an end to the crimes of the opposite pole, i.e. Islamic...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Council of Europe
Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals. The Council ha...
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 187 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police cooperation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services wh...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949. In accordance with the Treaty, the f...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
With 56 States drawn from Europe, Central Asia and America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization, bringing comprehensive and co-operative security to a region that stretches from Vancouver to Vladivostok....
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...
World Customs Organization
The World Customs Organization (WCO) is the only intergovernmental organization exclusively focused on Customs matters. With its worldwide membership, the WCO is now recognized as the voice of the global Customs community. It is p...
Barrie Zwicker
Author, producer and social and political activist Barrie Zwicker has specialized in media criticism since 1970. Since the events of 9/11 he has become a leader in the "9/11Truth movement." Millions of people around the world (as ...

Sources Library

Before Parliament Hill attack, RCMP got 3 warnings, reduced patrols
Documents show Mounties reduced patrols prior to shootings, despite 3 separate warnings
Beeby, Dean
2015
Mounties received at least three warnings of potential terrorist attacks on uniformed officers before last year's shootings on Parliament Hill, yet the RCMP wound down extra patrols around the parliam...
Charleston Massacre Media Coverage: Recognizing the Crime, Downplaying the Causes
Norton, Ben
2015
Dylann Roof is a white male who killed nine people; targeting African Americans. Elliot Rodger was a white male who killed six people; targeting women. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (The Boston Bomber) is a non-w...
CIA awards Saudi prince medal for anti-terror efforts
2017
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Saudi Arabia's deputy premier and interior minister, has been presented with a CIA award for his work fighting terrorism.
Crimes of War
What the Public Should Know (Crimes of War project)
Dworkin, Anthony; Gutman, Roy; Rieff, David; Mendez, Sheryl
2007
An A-Z guide to the laws governing armed conflict and their application in practice. The chapters include discussions of the crimes prohibited by international humanitarian law, key terms relating to ...
EFJ Supports UK Photographers in Counter Terrorism Act Protest
Sources News Release
2009
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) today condemned amendments to the UK Counter Terrorism Act, which came into force in the UK yesterday.
IFJ Condemns Killings of Media Staff in Shocking Attack on French Magazine Charlie Hebdo' Office in Paris
Sources News Release
2015
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today joined its French affiliates -- SNJ, SNJ-CGT and CFDT -- in condemning the shooting that has taken place today at the offices of the French sati...
Journalist's Guide to Covering Bioterrorism
Second Edition
Chandler, David; Landrigan, India
2004
The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation has published "A Journalist's Guide to Covering Bioterrorism" to help reporters and producers tackle these stories. Among this guide's features: - ...
Journalists Welcome European Call to Review Anti-Terrorism Laws
Sources News Release
2009
Ministers of the human rights network of the Council of Europe have called on their governments to review anti-terrorism laws in the face of strong criticism from journalists that some laws are in pra...
Lavon Affair
Wikipedia article
1954
The Lavon Affair refers to a failed Israeli covert operation, code named Operation Susannah, conducted in Egypt in the Summer of 1954. As part of the false flag operation, a group of Egyptian Jews wer...
1950–51 Baghdad bombings
Wikipedia article
1950
1950–1951 Baghdad bombings refers to the bombing of Jewish targets in Baghdad, Iraq, between April 1950 and June 1951. It is widely believed that the bombings were carried out by Zionist agents seekin...
1919 United States anarchist bombings
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The 1919 United States anarchist bombings were a series of bombings and attempted bombings carried out by anarchist followers of Luigi Galleani from April through June 1919. These bombings fueled the ...
Pentagon Trained Terrorists In Nevada To Use Against Iran
Ross, Sherwood
2012
The Pentagon trained members of the dissident Iranian terrorist group M.E.K. in Nevada starting in 2005, after which they returned to Iran and may have engaged in covert activities, investigative repo...
The right way to end terrorism
From armed resistance to jihadist networks
Gresh,Alain
2015
Gresh discusses a way to end terrorism, by placing an emphasis on the term itself and the repercussions of its meaning and use.
The 712-page Google doc that proves Muslims do condemn terrorism
When a classmate told 19-year-old Heraa Hashmi that “all terrorists are Muslims” she began to compile a dossier of all instances of Muslims
Mahdawi, Arwa
2017
Muslims are constantly denouncing atrocities that have been committed in the name of Islam. Yet many people seem to think Muslims don't condemn terrorism enough. So Heraa Hashmi decided to put the not...
16th Street Baptist Church bombing
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed by violent racists on Sunday, September 15, 1963. The explosion at the African-American church, which killed four girls, marked a turni...
Slain cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo were allies of anti-nuclear movement
2015
Several of the cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo were close allies of the French anti-nuclear movement, even providing cartoons to the French anti-nuclear network.
Towers of Deception
The Media Cover-Up of 9/11
Zwicker, Barrie
2006
Tunisia charges editor with complicity in terrorist attack
Committee to Protect Journalists
2015
Tunisian authorities should drop charges against an editor accused of complicity in the June 27 terrorist attack on Sousse beach that killed at least 39 people.

From the Connexions Archives

Bureau of Public Secrets
Website
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
Counterpunch
Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Progressive U.S. website/newsletter.
Marxists Internet Archive
Website
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
News and Letters
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Articles from a Marxist-Humanist perspective.
The Red Menace
A libertarian socialist newsletter
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, ...
The Third Camp
Against U.S. militarism and Islamic terrorism
Website
We must stand up with all our power to the US government's and its allies' bullying. We must put an end to the crimes of the opposite pole, i.e. Islamic terrorism. We must help the people of Islam-s...