Domestic Terrorism

NWPR Books
11:23 am
Tue February 25, 2014

During World War I, Germany Unleashed 'Terrorist Cell In America'

A fireboat sits amid ruins and debris on the piers at Black Tom Island in Jersey City, N.J., on July 30, 1916. Evidence pointed to German sabotage. In Dark Invasion, Howard Blum explores Germany's spy network and sabotage efforts in the U.S. at the beginning of World War I.
AP

Originally published on Wed February 26, 2014 9:06 am

In the early years of World War I, as many as 1,000 American horses per day were shipped off to Europe to assist in the Allied war effort, even though the United States was officially neutral. Those horses became the target of germ warfare, infected with anthrax cultures on American soil; at the same time, mysterious explosions were rocking U.S. munitions factories, and fires were breaking out on ships headed to Europe.

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Mohamud Trial
6:35 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Mohamud Guilty: Sentencing Set For May

Mohamed Osman Mohamud booking photo.
Credit Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

Sentencing is scheduled for May 14th for Mohamed Mohamud. The young Somali-American man  has been convicted of trying to use a weapon of mass destruction. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, April Baer reports.

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Mohamud Trial
6:17 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Defense Grills Operative On Underlying Motives

One of the operatives who worked with Mohamed Mohamud on a false plot said the defendant showed up with a complete plan. But defense attorneys are exploring potential problems with that story. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, April Baer reports.

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Mohamud Trial
6:14 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Attorneys Paint Dueling Pictures Of Mohamud

Attorneys laid out opening statements Friday in the trial of a young man accused of a bomb plot. The FBI enacted a sting operation that led to the arrest of Mohamed Mohamud. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, April Baer reports.

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Eco-sabotage Suspect
4:09 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Long Sought Eco-sabotage Suspect Turns Herself In

FBI Most Wanted Poster - Rebecca J. Rubin
Credit FBI.gov

A decade on the lam has ended for a suspect in a string of eco-sabotage attacks across the American West. The alleged Earth Liberation Front fugitive turned herself in at the Canadian border Thursday.

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