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Publication Titlesort ascending Publication Date START Authors Type Research Areas Regions
Use of Firearms in Terrorist Attacks in the United States 1970-2014 July 2015 Miller, Erin Background Report Terrorism and Society North America
US Competitiveness in Synthetic Biology December 2015 Journal Article Chemical and Biological Threats North America
Urban-Rural Differences in Disaster Resilience July 2016 Cutter, Susan Journal Article Resilience North America
Urban Centers Exhibit Differential Vulnerability to Terrorism April 2008 Cutter, Susan Journal Article Terrorism and Society Global
Update on Geospatial Patterns of Precurrsor Behavior among Terrorists October 2012 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Roberts, Paxton START Reports Terrorism and Society, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
Update on Geospatial Patterns of Antecedent Behavior among Perpetrators in the American Terrorism Study (ATS) October 2013 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Roberts, Paxton START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
Unpacking nonviolent campaigns : Introducing the NAVCO 2.0 dataset May 2013 Chenoweth, Erica Journal Article Terrorism and Society Global
Universal Preventive Interventions for Children in the Context of Disasters and Terrorism April 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article Resilience, Risk Communication Global
Unholy Alliances? How Trans-state Terrorism and International Crime Make Common Cause March 2006 Gurr, Ted Robert Conference Paper Terrorism and Society, Crime and Terrorism Global
Unholy Alliances: Evidence on Linkages between Trans-State Terrorism and Crime Networks: The Case of Bosnia June 2010 Mincheva, Lyubov; Gurr, Ted Robert Book Chapter Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism Eastern Europe
Understanding Tornado Warnings, False Alarms, and Complacency September 2016 Liu, Brooke; Roberts, Holly; Egnoto, Michael Fact Sheet Resilience, Risk Communication North America
Understanding the ‘War on Terrorism’: Responses to 11th September 2001 January 2006 Wilson, Margaret Journal Article
Understanding the Threat: What Data Tell Us about U.S. Foreign Fighters September 2015 Tinsley, Herbert; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Research Brief Radical Beliefs and Behavior Global, North America
Understanding the Micro-Situational Dynamics of White Supremacist Violence in the United States December 2018 Simi, Peter Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
Understanding the Adoption Process of National Security Technology: An Integration of Diffusion of Innovations and Volitional Behavior Theories February 2017 Liu, Brooke; Smith, Daniel; Ackerman, Gary; Roberts, Holly; Iles, Irina A.; Egnoto, Michael Journal Article Radiological and Nuclear Threats North America
Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning: Al-Qaeda and Beyond April 2015 Ranstorp, Magnus Book Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Global, Western Europe
Understanding Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism November 2017 Singh, Rashmi Book Counterterrorism Global
Understanding Terrorism June 2017 Braddock, Kurt Book Chapter Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement Global
Understanding Risk Communication Best Practices: A Guide for Emergency Managers and Communicators May 2012 Liu, Brooke START Reports Resilience, Risk Communication Global
Understanding Recruitment to Organized Crime and Terrorism June 2020 Weisburd, David Book Crime and Terrorism
Understanding Political Radicalization: The Two-Pyramids Model April 2017 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article Radical Beliefs and Behavior Global
Understanding Motivated Publics during Disasters: Examining Message Functions, Frames, and Styles of Social Media Influentials and Followers October 2019 Liu, Brooke Journal Article Risk Communication
Understanding Lone-actor Terrorism: A Comparative Analysis with Violent Hate Crimes and Group-based Terrorism September 2013 Deloughery, Kathleen; King, Ryan D.; Asal, Victor START Reports Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism North America
Understanding Law Enforcement Intelligence Processes July 2014 Carter, David L.; Carter, Jeremy G.; Chermak, Steven START Reports Violent Groups and Movements North America
Understanding Criminal Networks, Political Order, and Politics in Latin America and the Caribbean November 2009 Arias, Enrique Book Chapter


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