The Olympic Games have long been a symbol of sportsmanship and national pride. However, they can also be a target of terrorism. In this episode, we explore case studies of how organizations and nations have attempted to commit acts of terrorism in the context of Olympic Games. We will also examine how future Olympic hosts are working to ensure the safety and security of their upcoming Games.
Take a look at some of our favorite articles that we came across while researching this topic:
- Olympics 2018: Drills held in Pyeongchang prepare for threats of terrorism, war, CBS News,
- The Atlanta Olympic Park bombing, 20 years on: have we learned the lessons?, The Guardian, Bryan Armen Graham
- Paris Will Host the 2024 Olympics. Now, France Has to Ensure They’re Safe, Time, Vivienne Walt
Featured photo credit: AP