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.
Click here to read my recent article in Perspectives on Terrorism (Vol. 6, No. 1): “Perception Challenges Faced by Al-Qaeda on the Battlefield of Influence Warfare”
WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND TERRORISM Edited by James J.F. Forest and Russell D. Howard Second Edition (New York: McGraw-Hill, March 16, 2012) 821 Pages. ISBN-13: 9780078026225 Choose a link to order a copy: Amazon Barnes & Noble McGraw-Hill ToC-WMD2 Preface More information is available on the website http://www.wmdterror.net
For anyone interested in the “homegrown terrorism” threat in the U.S., here’s an interesting new report and data source: http://homegrown.newamerica.net/overview Cheers James
The Praeger Security International book series on Terrorists, Insurgents and other Armed Groups is now in its third year of publication. Recent volumes have included the Army of God, PKK, ETIM, Phinehas Priesthood and PLO. We are accepting proposals for new manuscripts. Please see the following web page for more Continue Reading