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A consortium of researchers dedicated to improving the understanding of the human causes and consequences of terrorism

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Publications

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A Historical Overview of Biological Weapons Identification, Characterization, and Attribution November 2007 Ackerman, Gary; Asal, Victor Book Chapter Chemical and Biological Threats Global
The Potential for Collaboration Between Islamists and Western Left-Wing Extremists: A theoretical and Empirical Introduction October 2012 Ackerman, Gary; Bale, Jeffrey Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Radical Beliefs and Behavior Global
Profiling the WMD Terrorism Threat November 2008 Ackerman, Gary; Bale, Jeffrey Book Chapter Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
Anatomizing Chemical and Biological Non-State Adversaries March 2014 Ackerman, Gary; Binder, Markus Research Brief Violent Groups and Movements, Chemical and Biological Threats Global
Pick Your POICN: Introducing the Profiles of Incidents involving CBRN and Non-State Actors (POICN) Database March 2019 Ackerman, Gary; Binder, Markus Journal Article Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
Modelling Terrorist Technology Transfer April 2019 Ackerman, Gary; Earnhardt, Rebecca (Becca) White Paper Counterterrorism
Attacking Nuclear Facilities: Hype or Genuine Threat? January 2016 Ackerman, Gary; Halverson, James Book Chapter Counterterrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats North America
Nuclear Terrorism: Countering the Threat March 2016 Ackerman, Gary; Halverson, James; Boyd, Marcus; Sin, Steve Book Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Motivations, Mechanisms and Determinants of Terrorist Technology Transfer October 2017 Ackerman, Gary; Halverson, James; Earnhardt, Rebecca (Becca) Research Brief Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
WMD Terrorism: The Once and Future Threat May 2018 Ackerman, Gary; Jacome, Michelle Journal Article Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
The Empirical Study of Terrorism: Social and Legal Research August 2009 Ackerman, Gary; LaFree, Gary Journal Article Terrorism and Society Global
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Unconventional Weapons and Technology, Political Instability, Risk Communication October 2016 Ackerman, Gary; LaFree, Gary; Roberts, Holly; Halverson, James; Binder, Markus; Egnoto, Michael; Sin, Steve Presentation Resilience, Risk Communication, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Application of a Profile Similarity Methodology for Identifying Terrorist Groups That Use or Pursue CBRN Weapons September 2017 Ackerman, Gary; Milward, H. Brinton; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Breiger, Ronald; Asal, Victor Book Chapter Violent Groups and Movements, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
An Army of One: Assessing CBRN Pursuit and Use by Lone Wolves and Autonomous Cells January 2014 Ackerman, Gary; Pinson, Lauren Journal Article Individual Behavior, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
Gauging the Threat August 2013 Ackerman, Gary; Pinson, Lauren Journal Article Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
Speaking Truth to Sources: Introducing a Method for the Quantitative Evaluation of Open Sources in Event Data April 2016 Ackerman, Gary; Pinson, Lauren Journal Article Terrorism and Society Global
From Factors to Actors: Enhancing the Reliability of CBRN Analysis April 2016 Ackerman, Gary; Pinson, Lauren; Breiger, Ronald Journal Article Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
Ricin Letters Mailed to President and Senator April 2013 Ackerman, Gary; Pinson, Lauren; Johns, Mila Background Report Chemical and Biological Threats North America
Connections Can be Toxic: Terrorist Organizational Factors and the Pursuit of CBRN Weapons February 2012 Ackerman, Gary; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
With Friends Like These…Why Terrorist Organizations Ally January 2016 Ackerman, Gary; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements Global
CBRN Activity and Attacks by Insurgent Organizations October 2015 Ackerman, Gary; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Research Brief Violent Groups and Movements, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
Cross-Milieu Terrorist Collaboration: Using Game Theory to Assess the Risk of a Novel Threat April 2016 Ackerman, Gary; Zhuang, Jun Journal Article Counterterrorism Global
Examining the Relationship between General Social Survey (GSS) Measures and Far-Right Ideological Violence: A County-Level Analysis April 2012 Adamczyk, Amy; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements North America
Examining the Relationship between the Presence of Hate Groups and the Presence of Violent Far-Right Perpetrators at the County Level March 2012 Adamczyk, Amy; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements North America
Investigating the Applicability of Macro-Level Criminology Theory to Terrorism: A County-Level Analysis November 2014 Adamczyk, Amy; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William Journal Article Crime and Terrorism North America

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