University Of Arizona Expert: Rise In Global Terrorism Has Roots In End Of Cold War

Published: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 4:17pm
Updated: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 4:30pm
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Gunmen stormed a hotel Friday in the capital of the West African country of Mali taking hostages; 21 people were killed.

Officials said they don’t believe any hostages are still inside the building. The rise of global terrorism has its roots in the end of the Cold War, according to Alex Braithwaite, an associate professor of international relations at the University of Arizona.

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