Category Archives: Trinidad and Tobago

In this 1992 article I examine a failed Jihadist attempt to spark a popular uprising and establish an Islamic state in America’s backyard. Now that same country yields a bumper crop of ISIL recruits.

 

 

1 min 45 sec clip of Trinidad and Tobago Attorney General Anthony Smart addressing the nation 27 July 1990. Clip taken and posted by a karate instructor who was in TT with his team at the time of the attack.

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Image attribution: fair use of image created by Scott Applewhite/AP/Shutterstock, 3 August 1990. Accompanying description as follows: “Soldiers of the Trinidad Defense Force examine weapons and homemade explosives inside the Parliament Chambers in the Port Of Spain, that were used by Moslem militants in a failed coup that left thirty people dead. The soldiers are wearing surgical and gas masks to prevent contamination from decaying bodies of victims still in the building.”

 

Among those citing this article are the following:

US Naval Postgraduate School 300 x

Oliveira, Brandon, and Darby Aviles. 2012. “Disrupting Emerging Networks: Analyzing and Evaluating Jamaat Al-Muslimeen (JAM) and the Development of an Extremist Threat in the Caribbean.” Thesis, Monterey: Naval Postgraduate School. U.S. Naval Postgraduate School: 11 n.33,34.

Ordering Independence. Spencer Mawby. cover 2012

Mawby, Spencer. 2012. Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-69. Palgrave Macmillan UK: conclusion n.5.

image Politics In a Half Made Society. Kirk Meighoo 2003 citing charles bloeser deprivation, rationality and rebelliion 237 x 375
Meighoo, Kirk Peter. 2003. Politics in a ‘Half-Made Society’: Trinidad and Tobago, 1925-2001. Ian Randle Publishers: _.

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In this 1992 article I examine a failed Jihadist attempt to spark a popular uprising and establish an Islamic state in America’s backyard. Now that same country yields a bumper crop of ISIL recruits.

 

 

1 min 45 sec clip of Trinidad and Tobago Attorney General Anthony Smart addressing the nation 27 July 1990. Clip taken and posted by a karate instructor who was in TT with his team at the time of the attack.

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Image attribution: fair use of image created by Scott Applewhite/AP/Shutterstock, 3 August 1990. Accompanying description as follows: “Soldiers of the Trinidad Defense Force examine weapons and homemade explosives inside the Parliament Chambers in the Port Of Spain, that were used by Moslem militants in a failed coup that left thirty people dead. The soldiers are wearing surgical and gas masks to prevent contamination from decaying bodies of victims still in the building.”

 

Among those citing this article are the following:

US Naval Postgraduate School 300 x

Oliveira, Brandon, and Darby Aviles. 2012. “Disrupting Emerging Networks: Analyzing and Evaluating Jamaat Al-Muslimeen (JAM) and the Development of an Extremist Threat in the Caribbean.” Thesis, Monterey: Naval Postgraduate School. U.S. Naval Postgraduate School: 11 n.33,34.

Ordering Independence. Spencer Mawby. cover 2012

Mawby, Spencer. 2012. Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-69. Palgrave Macmillan UK: conclusion n.5.

image Politics In a Half Made Society. Kirk Meighoo 2003 citing charles bloeser deprivation, rationality and rebelliion 237 x 375
Meighoo, Kirk Peter. 2003. Politics in a ‘Half-Made Society’: Trinidad and Tobago, 1925-2001. Ian Randle Publishers: _.

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