A Norwegian Tragedy: Anders Behring Breivik and the Massacre by Aage Borchgrevink, Guy Puzey

By Aage Borchgrevink, Guy Puzey

On 22 July 2011 a tender guy named Anders Behring Breivik performed essentially the most vicious terrorist acts in post-war Europe. In a gently orchestrated series of activities he bombed govt structures in Oslo, leading to 8 deaths, then conducted a mass capturing at a camp of the Workers' early life League of the Labour occasion at the island of Utøya, the place he murdered sixty-nine humans, as a rule teenagers.

How may Anders Behring Breivik - a middle-class boy from the West finish of Oslo - turn out as essentially the most violent terrorists in post-war Europe? the place did his hatred come from?

In A Norwegian Tragedy, Aage Borchgrevink makes an attempt to supply a solution. Taking us with him to the multi-ethnic and class-divided urban the place Breivik grew up, he follows the offender of the assaults into an strange on-line international of violent computing device video games and anti-Islamic hatred, and demonstrates the relationship among Breivik's adolescence and the darkest pages of his 1500-page manifesto.

This is the definitive tale of twenty-two July 2011: a Norwegian tragedy.

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While the State Department supported the development of and taught dissidents in Syria to use Tor, a service that allows people to surf the web anonymously, the NSA was trying to break it. Still, even if “open, interoperable, secure, and reliant” does not fit well on a bumper sticker, the ideas remain potent. While China has embraced the economic potential of the Internet and the need for global cooperation in fighting cyber crime, its narrative is not of an open, global platform but rather of one fragmented by national jurisdictions and regulations.

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