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View Resource One Convicted for Lockerbie Bombing

On Wednesday a special Scottish court convened in the Netherlands convicted Abdel Basset al-Megrahi for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in December 1988 over Lockerbie, Scotland and sentenced him to life in prison, with the possibility of parole after twenty years. Megrahi's co-defendant, Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah, was found not guilty and has since returned to Libya. Both men are or were allegedly...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0202
View Resource ICT: The International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism

Based in Israel, the ICT has opened a new site that will prove very valuable to anyone researching regional violence or radical groups. The site provides background information and articles dealing with terrorist groups and terrorism, a list of International Terrorist Organizations, a searchable database on Terrorist Attacks, and daily updates on related worldwide events. Additional resources...

https://www.ict.org.il/
View Resource Lockerbie Trial Briefing

Maintained by the University of Glasgow School of Law, this site provides access to news and documents related to the impending international trial on the Lockerbie incident. In 1988, Pan Am Flight 103, en route from London to New York, exploded over Scotland, killing 270 people in an alleged terrorist act. The Lockerbie Trial Briefing posts the latest news on the trial in the Netherlands,...

https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/law/lockerbie/
View Resource Libyan Suspects Detained in Lockerbie Case

This week's In the News covers the long-awaited detainment and extradition of two Libyans accused of bombing a commercial airliner. On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103, en route from London to New York, exploded over the small town of Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people, including 189 Americans, in an alleged act of terrorism. Yesterday in Tripoli, after ten years of legal squabbling among...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/1999/0406
View Resource Struggling with Tragedy

Here in the United States, one news story or set of stories subsumed all others this week. As clean up and rescue crews continue today to deal with the aftermath of the plane crashes in New York and Washington DC, many in the nation take time to reflect on this "day of prayer and remembrance." The Scout Report offers these sites in the hopes that they might prove helpful to our readers, as we all...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0914
View Resource DOD USS Cole Commission Report

Released on January 9, 2001, the final report on the October 12 bombing of the USS Cole focuses on the additional steps needed to combat terrorism, including more timely transfers of intelligence reports and better coordination among government agencies. The report does not assign blame for the attack, and a separate, internal Navy report has recommended against sanctioning the Cole's captain or...

https://fas.org/irp/threat/cole.pdf
View Resource Terror.net

Terror.net is a special report of the United States Institute of Peace about "How Modern Terrorism Uses the Internet." Professor Gabriel Weimann of Haifa University, Israel, reports on websites maintained by terrorist organizations and "identifies no fewer than eight different ways in which terrorists are using the Internet to advance their cause, ranging from psychological warfare to recruitment,...

https://www.usip.org/publications/2004/03/wwwterrornet-how-m...