Living here in the Boston area, the past week has been an almost sleepless blur. Here are some news stories for which I was interviewed: CBS Evening News CNBC Boston Herald Metro US Christian Science Monitor
Assessing Inspire Magazine’s 10th Edition By Scott Stewart [ VP of Analysis at STRATFOR ] Republished with permission of Stratfor. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released the 10th edition of its English-language magazine, Inspire, on March 1. After discussing its contents with our analytical team, initially I decided not Continue Reading
An excellent new report on violent far-right extremists, published by the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, is available here. This study provides a conceptual foundation for understanding different far-right groups and then presents the empirical analysis of violent incidents to identify those perpetrating attacks and their associated trends. Through Continue Reading
My article, “A Framework for Analyzing the Future Threat of WMD Terrorism,” has been published in the Winter 2012 issue of the Journal of Strategic Security, and is now available online at: http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/jss/vol5/iss4/9/
The academic journal Global Change, Peace and Security has recently published an article of mine on kidnapping by terrorist groups, using data 1970-2010. You can download a free copy of the article at the following link: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/btfYeiyeHpf37ICu4rS6/full
My newest book has just been released by Taylor and Francis. Details are available online at: http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9780415639613/
My article on West Africa, co-authored with Vanda Felbab-Brown, has been published by the journal Terrorism and Political Violence. A summary is available for free on the Brookings website [ Click Here ] and the full version of the article is available for free at the following link: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/IPbdZnuckan5GzsKd3j7/full
A special issue of Counterterrorism Exchange on “Social Media in Jihad and Counterterrorism” is now available. Click here to download a free copy.
Click here for free access to the recent special issue of Perspectives on Terrorism (2012, Vol. 6, No. 4-5) containing several high quality research articles on terrorist group decision-making. You can also download the entire PDF file (186 pages) at this link.
Information about my new book. The Terrorism Lectures, is now available at the publisher’s website: http://www.nortiapress.com/shop/nonfiction/forest-terrorism-lectures/ You can also view the new Facebook page for the book, at http://www.facebook.com/TerrorismLectures