terrorism http://kuow.org en Confusion Reigns Over Missing Jet's Final Location http://kuow.org/post/no-terror-link-seen-between-stolen-passports-missing-malaysian-jet <h6>This post has been updated.</h6><p>There's no sign yet of <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/287635756/malaysia-airlines" target="_blank">Malaysia Airlines Flight 370</a> — the Boeing 777 with 239 people aboard that disappeared early Saturday while on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.<p>At the same time, there is confusion as to where authorities last spotted the jet.<p>The head of Malaysia's air force was quoted as saying the jet was hundreds of miles off course when it was last seen on radar. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:23:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 30245 at http://kuow.org Confusion Reigns Over Missing Jet's Final Location More Than Two Dozen Boys Killed In Attack On Nigerian School http://kuow.org/post/more-two-dozen-boys-killed-attack-nigerian-school Suspicion is immediately focusing on the Islamist group Boko Haram as word emerges about another horrific attack on school children in Nigeria.<p><a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/25/us-nigeria-violence-idUSBREA1O0G320140225" target="_blank">Reuters</a>: "Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram stormed a boarding school in northeast Nigeria overnight and killed 29 pupils, many of whom died in flames as the school was burned to the ground, police and the military said on Tuesday. ... All those killed were boys. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:28:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 29383 at http://kuow.org Marathoner Bill Iffrig Remembers When The Bomb Went Off http://kuow.org/post/marathoner-bill-iffrig-remembers-when-bomb-went <p></p><p></p><p>Bill Iffrig was 15 feet from finishing the Boston Marathon in April when the first bomb went off. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:51:10 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 26114 at http://kuow.org Marathoner Bill Iffrig Remembers When The Bomb Went Off Siege Over, Kenya Has 'Defeated The Monster Of Terrorism' http://kuow.org/post/siege-over-kenya-has-defeated-monster-terrorism <strong>Update at 12:55 p.m. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 20874 at http://kuow.org Siege Over, Kenya Has 'Defeated The Monster Of Terrorism' Al-Shabab's Attack In Kenya Was A Long Time Coming http://kuow.org/post/al-shababs-attack-kenya-was-long-time-coming <p>The deadly terrorist attack in a Kenyan shopping mall has so far left over 60 dead and many wounded. The Somali-based terrorist organization Al-Shabab claimed responsibility. While the attack came as a shock to many of us, law professor Makau Mutua says Kenya has known for a long time that an attack was coming.</p><p>Makau Mutua is the dean of University of Buffalo's Law School and member of the independent, nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations. Ross Reynolds talks with Makau about the context behind this act of terrorism. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:38:36 +0000 Ross Reynolds 20904 at http://kuow.org Al-Shabab's Attack In Kenya Was A Long Time Coming Militant Group Al-Shabab Evolves With Help From Al-Qaida http://kuow.org/post/militant-group-al-shabab-evolves-help-al-qaida Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Now, the strike on Nairobi was noteworthy in part because of the group claiming responsibility. As David and Gregory mentioned, al-Shabab is a militant organization from nearby Somalia. Analyst Bronwyn Bruton of the Atlantic Council says a few years ago it would've had little reason to strike outside Somalia's borders. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:47:00 +0000 editor 20869 at http://kuow.org Boise Man Arrested On Terrorism Charges http://kuow.org/post/boise-man-arrested-terrorism-charges <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/05/051613JR_TerrorArrest_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Federal agents arrested a man in Idaho Thursday suspected of conspiring to support a terrorist organization in Central Asia. Thirty-year-old Fazliddin Kurbanov is from Uzbekistan and lives in Boise.<p>Two federal grand juries – one in Idaho and one in Utah – handed down a total of four terrorism-related charges against Kurbanov. Federal authorities say he attempted to help the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan with money and computer software between August 2012 and May 2013. Fri, 17 May 2013 16:44:14 +0000 Jessica Robinson 13278 at http://kuow.org Fear Tactics: A History Of Domestic Terrorism http://kuow.org/post/fear-tactics-history-domestic-terrorism <p><strong>Coming up on <em>Spotlight</em> on Monday, April 29 at 8:00 p.m.</strong></p><p>On September 16, 1920, a bomb exploded on Wall Street as workers took their lunch break. The explosion killed 38 people and injured hundreds. The targets? What today we’d call “the one percent” — powerful financiers who ran J.P. Morgan &amp; Co. The Wall Street attack remained the deadliest terrorist bombing in the US until Oklahoma City in 1995. But at the time, people saw it as just one more bombing in a long string of anarchist attacks that historian Beverly Gage calls America's “First Age of Terror.”</p><p>Gage and the American History Guys <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/81003-fear-tactics-a-history-of-domestic-terrorism-reb">explore the origins of domestic terrorism in the United States</a> and the question of what kinds of people and movements have been identified as “terrorist.” The program traces the relationship between “terror” and the state; considers lynching as a tactic of terrorism; and takes a look at a little known and unfinished Jack London novel, in which the author grapples with the question: When, if ever, is terrorism justified?</p><p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:16:33 +0000 Producer 12189 at http://kuow.org Seattle Man Gets 18 Years For Terror Plot http://kuow.org/post/seattle-man-gets-18-years-terror-plot <p></p><p>A Seattle man received an 18-year prison sentence on terrorism charges on Monday after plotting to attack a military installation in South Seattle.</p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 01:59:07 +0000 John Ryan 10346 at http://kuow.org Seattle Man Gets 18 Years For Terror Plot Not So Extraordinary Rendition? Comparing Bush And Obama Policies http://kuow.org/post/not-so-extraordinary-rendition-comparing-bush-and-obama-policies <p>When Barack Obama became president he announced a ban on torture and an end to the CIA’s secret prison network.&nbsp; But how exactly is the Obama administration handling terrorism suspects detained abroad?&nbsp; And what’s the difference from the Bush administration?</p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with <a href="http://www.wcl.american.edu/faculty/vladeck/">American University law professor, Stephen Vladeck,</a> about how the two administrations compare when it comes to the issue of rendition. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 6328 at http://kuow.org Not So Extraordinary Rendition? Comparing Bush And Obama Policies