02/19/2013 - A new report explores why terrorist groups die off and whether government intervention can help speed the process. The report also discusses how factors such as the age of the organization can affect its demise.
12/19/2012 - This book covers a crucial element in the worldwide battle against terror and provides an academic viewpoint of many of the issues surrounding the ability to quantitatively measure the performance of financial intelligence units.
11/14/2012 - Omar Hammami is just as comfortable in the studio as he his carrying an AK-47. Since 2009, he’s released about a half-dozen rap tracks celebrating martyrdom and condemning the United States and Israel. Now his face will appear on posters at a post office near you.
11/06/2012 - How likely is it that Hezbollah in Lebanon would launch suicide attacks or engage in kidnappings during an election year? Professor V.S. Subrahmanian, head of the University of Maryland’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, said that the right data combined with the right software can answer that question.
09/27/2012 - In their excellent book, Ami Angell and Rohan Gunaratna provide a detailed account of a program that covered everything from the complexity of detainee operations to the challenges involved in rehabilitation programs.
09/24/2012 - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing last week to explore domestic terrorism in light of the shooting in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, in August. Lawmakers asked witnesses to discuss the rise of hate crimes and domestic terrorism, as well as share ways the government can combat such threats.
08/28/2012 - A bill (H.R. 2764) that would establish an information-sharing program on weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) has passed the House of Representatives and is currently pending in the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.