Uzbekistan’s dictator is dead, but his brutal efforts to crush Islamist extremism leave a long and ugly legacy. And Washington will be left cleaning up the mess.
via Where the War on Terror Lives Forever — Foreign Policy
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(BRUSSELS) — A Belgian newspaper is reporting that an explosion has rocked a sports center in the Belgian town of Chimay, with reports of at least one person dead and two injured. Het Laatse Niews quoted a rescue services spokesman as saying early Friday that the blast happened just after midnight and that several people…
via Explosion at Belgian Sports Center Kills One, Reports Say — TIME
Dutch police conducted security searches around Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Saturday in response to “indications” of a threat, an official said, causing traffic jams during the busy summer holiday season. The National Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and Security Policy (NCTV) provided no details of the possible threat, but it said extra security measures were implemented, including…
via Dutch Heighten Security at Amsterdam Airport, Citing Threat ‘Indications’ — Fortune
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said. In a statement issued by its news agency, Aamaq, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack…
via 61 Killed in ISIS Attack on Afghan Protest — TIME
At least 29 people have been killed, and more than 100 injured, after an explosion struck a protest by ethnic Hazaras, in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
via Blast Hits Hazara Protest In Kabul, 29 Dead — ATW News
Indonesia’s most-wanted terrorist, Santoso, has been shot dead in the jungle of Central Sulawesi province, Indonesian police chief Tito Karnavian has said. Santoso, who led the East Indonesia Mujahidin (MIT) and had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS), died in a gunfight Monday in the remote jungle in Poso, along with another MIT member,…
via Police Say They Have Killed Indonesia’s Most-Wanted Terrorist — TIME
At least two people have been killed, and a further 70 wounded, following a grenade explosion at a stadium, in Madagascar.
via Stadium Blast Kills Two In Madagascar — ATW News