Terrorism Archive

Nord-Ost Siege – 2002


Russia and Chechnya have a troubled history of more or less continual strife. From medieval times, Christian Russia has constantly sought to impose its authority on its Muslim neighbor in the Caucasus, while the fervently nationalistic Chechens have fought...

Bali Bombing – 2002


The scourge of militant Islam lashed the Indonesian island of Bali in October 2002, when the violent Islamist group Jemaah Islamiyah detonated bombs aimed at causing maximum damage to the island’s all-important tourist industry. A small device went off...



There can be no question that the defining event of the third millennium thus far has been the terrorist atrocities committed on September 11 2001; atrocities so breathtaking in their conception, so unimaginable in their execution, that they continue...