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Publication Title Publication Date START Authorssort descending Type Research Areas Regions
Terrorism Studies is not a Sub-Discipline October 2012 Discussion Point
Public Schools Underprepared for Disasters October 2006 Research Brief North America
Countering Ecoterrorism in the United States: the case of 'Operation Backfire' September 2012 START Reports Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism North America
Discussion Point: The Prospective Military Power of Al Qaeda Affiliated Groups in the Syrian Conflict December 2013 Discussion Point Violent Groups and Movements Middle East and North Africa
Incendiary Devices in Packages January 2011 Background Report Terrorism and Society
On the 5th anniversary of the 7/7 London Transit Attack July 2010 Background Report Terrorism and Society Western Europe
Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT) Research Division October 2018 Project Fact Sheet Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
Suicide Attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan June 2011 Background Report
The Evolution of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): Relationships 2004-2014 June 2014 Fact Sheet Violent Groups and Movements Middle East and North Africa
A Smart Bomb in Every Garage? Driverless Cars and the Future of Terrorist Attacks September 2015 Discussion Point Terrorism and Society Global
Terrorist Attacks in New York City May 2010 Background Report
Suicide Attack at Moscow Airport January 2011 Background Report
Package Bombs on Cargo Planes November 2010 Background Report
START Training Program Overview September 2015 Project Fact Sheet
Discovery Communications Building Hostage-Taking September 2010 Background Report
MOOC: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat 2015 October 2014 Project Fact Sheet
On the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing April 2010 Background Report Terrorism and Society North America
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States: Preliminary Findings (Oct. 2015) February 2016 Research Brief Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Hindsight Not 20/20 for Smallpox Research January 2015 Discussion Point Chemical and Biological Threats North America
The Maryland Academy for Innovation in National Security September 2016 START White Papers
From the Caucasus to Boston and Beyond April 2013 Discussion Point Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior Eastern Europe, North America
Violent Jihadism in Real Time: Al-Shabaab's Use of Twitter January 2013 Research Brief Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Global, Middle East and North Africa
Cues to Catching Deception October 2012 Ackerman, Gary START Reports Individual Behavior Global
Rage, Rage Against the Dying of the Slight March 2015 Ackerman, Gary Discussion Point Terrorism and Society Global
Research Review 2009 August 2009 Ackerman, Gary Research Review Terrorism and Society Global


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