Boko Haram report

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

Letters from Abbottabad

Great new CTC report, available online at: 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

New Book: WMD and Terrorism

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  

CFP: Manuscripts on Terrorist Groups

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