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My Take on the Moscow Bombings: They Don't Matter

From my new piece in Foreign Policy: After Monday’s shock, Tuesday morning in Moscow dawned bright and tense. No one had yet claimed responsibility for the twin suicide blasts that killed 39 people and injured dozens more in the Moscow … Continue reading

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Gross: Russian tabloid publishes photos of suicide bomber heads [graphic]

The Russian tabloid LifeNews, which has uncannily good access that we won’t ask questions about, has published photos of the severed heads of the two female suicide bombers. The Lubyanka bomber (the second set of pictures) looks extremely young, and … Continue reading

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Subway blast in Moscow kills 38, wounds over 100

Moscow is in chaos this morning after two female suicide bombers set off explosions in the Moscow metro at rush hour. One blast went off at the Lubyanka station, which is right under the FSB headquarters. So far, 35 are … Continue reading

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