Dr. Forest has consulted on research projects and training initiatives for federal, state and local government agencies in the U.S. as well as private firms at home and internationally. He has also served as an expert witness for court cases related to terrorist operations, recruitment, financing and other issues.

While much of his work has focused on terrorist groups and counterterrorism policies, he has also worked on WMD proliferation issues and is currently studying network linkages and activities of international organized crime.

Consulting inquiries and speaking invitations can be directed via e-mail to jjfforest at