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
Here are my remarks and slides from this morning’s speech at the TransAtlantic Dialogue meeting. JForest-CrimeTerror_Dialogue_June2012
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 Feb. 2012 issue of the CTC Sentinel is now available, at: http://www.ctc.usma.edu/publications/sentinel