Monthly Archives: May 2012

How Bizarre: Book-burning, Magic and the Logic of Counter-terrorism

Recently, I was amazed to read the following story from a colleague of mine who had experienced first-hand the terrifyingly illogical world of counter-terrorism. He related the following experience: Travelling to ISA from Dublin via Heathrow, I was going through … Continue reading

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Originally posted on richardjacksonterrorismblog:
The assassination of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan by US Special Forces on May 2, 2011 provoked mixed reactions around the world. In the United States, it was greeted in many quarters with spontaneous celebrations and…

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