Chechen terrorism has been mostly targeted against Russia. But a year ago in Spain two Chechens and a Turk were arrested for allegedly plotting to attack Gibraltar during the London Summer Olympics. With bombs dropped from paragliders.
Brian Glyn Williams teaches Chechen history at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. That's the same college attended by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Williams had brief contact with him, when Tsarnaev was a high school student.
The Boston Marathon bombings investigation has focused a big spotlight on Chechnya. The two suspects' family -- the Tsarnaevs -- have Chechen roots. Journalist Nathan Thornburgh blogs about the need to consider another side of Chechnya.
Laure Mandeville is now chief US correspondent for the Le Figaro. She came to Boston over the weekend to speak with members of the Chechen community here, and to friends and neighbors of Boston bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
One of Israel's leading professional soccer clubs is going through a nasty episode of intolerance - and violence. Fans are angry about their team signing two Muslims. A few weeks ago, the team was the only one in Israel with an all-Jewish roster.