Insurance: A new brand of terror
The definition of terrorism adopted by state-run insurer Pool Re is dangerously out of date, especially in the light of a fresh wave of suicide bombings, argue Peter Gregoire and Belinda Schofiel
The recent suicide bombings in Tel Aviv, Riyadh and Casablanca have thrust the issue of terrorism to the top of the international agenda again. This time, however, the threat strikes closer to home. Tel Aviv was not penetrated by a hardliner from the Middle East but by two young British nationals, and the question this has raised is whether the UK could be targeted next.
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