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Conspiracy theorist in chief?

How are we to battle the spread of conspiracy theories when the incoming U.S. president has had a habit of peddling them? Øyvind Strømmen Trump won. Many of us were wrong in expecting […]

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Blaming Israel for Oslo’s bomb

IN DEPTH: Conspiracy theories about the “Islamization” of Europe helped inspire Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik, so it’s only natural his elaborate attack would set off a new round of theorizing by conspiracists. […]

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The LAX shooter’s “manifesto”

Paul Anthony Ciancia, the 23-year-old who killed one person and wounded three in a shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) late last week, reportedly carried a one-page “manifesto” that included references […]

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The cover of one of the books downloaded by the younger Tsarnaev brother.

Boston bombers’ reading list

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,  the younger of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, downloaded and read  variety of literature held in high regard by extreme Islamists before the Boston bombings. The indictment against Tsnarnaev – whose […]

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The Atlantic Conspiracy link

An alleged would-be terrorist in Poland, a Swedish serial shooter and an Islamist extremist of Chechen background all have something in common: a connection to American conspiracy culture. (more…)

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