CFP: Perspectives on Terrorism

Please see the following web page for information on submitting articles to the journal Perspectives on Terrorism. http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions I’ve taken on a new role as Associate Editor of this journal. If you have something you’d like to submit for consideration, please let me know.

Attack in Norway

Analysis from STRATFOR on the attack in Norway: ” . . . the lone wolf operational model presents a number of challenges for law enforcement, intelligence and security officers. The primary challenge is that, by definition, lone wolves are solitary actors and it can be very difficult to determine their Continue Reading

Al Qaeda responds to CNN

By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst In the fifth issue of Inspire magazine, a slick Web-based publication, heavy on photographs and graphics that, unusually for a jihadist organ, is written in colloquial English, Anwar al-Awlaki hit back at CNN on Tuesday. In an essay titled “The Tsunami of Change,” Continue Reading

Harmony and Disharmony report – New URL

The Combating Terrorism Center (where I used to work) has overhauled their website, so old links to various reports and documents are no longer working. If you happen to be looking for the popular report “Harmony and Disharmony: Exploiting Al-Qaida’s Organizational Vulnerabilities,” it is now available at this location: http://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/harmony-and-disharmony-exploiting-al-qaidas-organizational-vulnerabilities Continue Reading