• The warped history that fuels right-wing terrorism

    Brenton Tarrant, the white supremacist suspected of killing at least 50 people last week in two New Zealand mosques, saw his murderous rampage as part of a morbid historical fantasy.

  • Reigns of Terror in America

    by Jill Lepore

    From a 1958 synagogue bombing in Atlanta to the events of recent weeks, the bloody-mindedness of broken men can be countered only by principle and fortitude.

  • CIA: “Pinochet personally ordered” Letelier bombing

    A CIA special intelligence assessment in 1987 concluded that Chilean General Augusto Pinochet ordered an “act of state terrorism” on the streets of Washington, D.C., that took the lives of former Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier.

  • Europe Under Siege

    by Jamie Tarabay

    The IRA. Basque separatists. Black September. And now, ISIS. Can Europe use the lessons of the past to defeat the terror of today?

  • Terrorism's 100th anniversary

    It was the Black Tom explosion, an act of sabotage on American ammunition supplies by German agents that took place on July 30, 1916, in Jersey City, N.J.