Check out the August issue of Perspectives on Terrorism for several articles on Terrorist Financing and an extensive guide to conducting literature reviews. URL: http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/issue/view/41
On this anniversary of 9/11 it seems appropriate to reflect on how Terrorism Studies has evolved as a field of interdisciplinary research and education. A recent article raises a number of good points for consideration: Terrorism Experts Are Sought by the Public but Not by Academe (Chronicle of Higher Education, Continue Reading
The 2d edition of Homeland Security and Terrorism has now been published by McGraw-Hill. Information is available online at the following link: http://www.mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0078026296
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
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
A special issue of Counterterrorism Exchange on “Social Media in Jihad and Counterterrorism” is now available. Click here to download a free copy.
Here is a copy of my 2012 JSOU report on Boko Haram, the terrorist group in northern Nigeria designated on November 13, 2013 as a Foreign Terrorist Organization by the U.S. Department of State. Summary: This monograph assesses the threat Boko Haram poses to Nigeria and U.S. national security interests. Continue Reading
Great new CTC report, available online at: http://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/letters-from-abbottabad-bin-ladin-sidelined This report is a study of 17 de-classified documents captured during the Abbottabad raid and released to the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC). They consist of electronic letters or draft letters, totaling 175 pages in the original Arabic and 197 pages in the Continue Reading
Click here to see my latest work in a special issue of Terrorism and Political Violence, addressing the topic of intersections between criminals and terrorists.