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The Examiner: Terror Research: Government Deterrence Strategies of Limited Effectiveness


The Examiner: Terror Research: Government Deterrence Strategies of Limited Effectiveness

July 27, 2006

START Research Featured in "The Examiner"

START Director, Gary LaFree and START researcher Laura Dugan's work is featured in the Washington DC publication of "The Examiner." The article focuses on LaFree and Dugan's report, "Terror Research: Government Deterrence Strategies of Limited Effectiveness." The research suggests that "there is an optimal point at which the benefits of deterrence are outweighed by terrorist defiance." The full article is available at: The Examiner

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