Cairo Subway Attacks: Explosions Hit 4 Stations, Causing Widespread Panic Among Commuters

An al-Qaida-inspired group based in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, has claimed responsibility for most of the major attacks, including suicide bombings and attempted assassinations of top security officials. However, other groups believed to be connected to Morsi’s supporters have claimed responsibility for smaller attacks, which have mainly targeted riot police heading to disperse protesters. Related on HuffPost: Egyptian police special forces secure the area outside a courthouse in Heliopolis, Cairo where a makeshift bomb exploded on June 25, 2014. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images) Egyptian police criminal investigation officials inspect the area outside a courthouse in Heliopolis, Cairo where a makeshift bomb exploded on June 25, 2014. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images) Egyptian passengers gather at a metro station in Shubra el-Khemia on the outskirts of Cairo after a makeshift bomb exploded at the site on June 25, 2014. (STR/AFP/Getty Images) Egyptian police secure the area outside a courthouse in Heliopolis, Cairo where a makeshift bomb exploded on June 25, 2014. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images) Egyptian security officials inspect the damage following an explosion at the metro station in Shubra el-Khemia on the outskirts of Cairo on June 25, 2014.
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In this episode ofThe Arkham Sessions, we discuss the episode Fear of Victory from Batman: The Animated Series . In this classic episode, the menacing, sadistic villain Scarecrow escapes from Arkham Asylum and targets all of Gotham Citys star athletes. But Scarecrows fear-inducing crimes are actually not the highlight of this episode. Rather, its the sudden onset of Robins panic attacks, his struggle to overcome his fears, and Batmans surprising expertise in anxiety treatment that take center ring in this satisfying episode. Dr. Andrea Letamendi tries not to swoon over Batmans psychological insight as she explains the physiology of panic attacks and the best way to treat debilitating anxiety. Listen to the episode to find out why Batman makes a good mentor, coach and therapist! I was scared to death!
Source: The Arkham Sessions: The Psychology Of ‘Fear Of Victory’

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