Terrorism

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Episode 9: "The rest be damned"
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February 1, 2021
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The name of the newly charged Lockerbie bombing suspect was familiar to filmmaker Ken Dornstein, who had set out years earlier in search of those responsible for the 1988 terrorist attack.
December 22, 2020
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On the 32nd anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, the U.S. has filed criminal charges against a third suspect, about whom new information was uncovered in a 2015 FRONTLINE film.
December 17, 2020
How Did an American Mom Go From Indiana to ISIS Territory?
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