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Publications

Publication Title Publication Date START Authors Typesort descending Research Areas Regions
U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism March 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary; Tourangeau, Roger; Presser, Stanley START Reports Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience North America
The Jihadi Industry: Assessing the Organizational, Leadership, and Cyber Profiles July 2017 Ligon, Gina Scott START Reports Violent Groups and Movements
Apparent Intended Lethality: Toward a Behavioral Model of Intention to Harm in Single Issue Bombing Campaigns September 2010 Wilson, Margaret START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Global
From Extremist to Terrorist: Identifying the Characteristics of Communities Where Perpetrators Live and Pre-Incident Activity Occurs April 2013 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Fitzpatrick, Kevin; Roberts, Paxton START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
Bargaining On and Off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban August 2019 Koven, Barnett S.; Erdemandi, Max; Gabriel, Rachel START Reports Violent Groups and Movements South Asia
An Overview of Bombing and Arson Attacks by Environmental and Animal Rights Extremists in the United States, 1995-2010 April 2013 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
Russian Clients and Global Foreign Policy Strategy: Evidence from Foreign Military Sales August 2015 Tippin, Garett; Stevenson, John START Reports Resilience Global
Validation of the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative: Identifying Suspicious Activities from the Extremist Crime Database (ECDB) and the American Terrorism Study (ATS) February 2015 Smith, Brent; Gruenewald, Jeff; Freilich, Joshua; Roberts, Paxton; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William START Reports Terrorism and Society, Countering Violent Extremism
Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De‐Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.‐Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings September 2009 Horgan, John; Braddock, Kurt START Reports Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement Global
Community‐Level Indicators of Radicalization: A Data and Methods Task Force February 2010 Fishman, Shira START Reports Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
Cues to Catching Deception October 2012 Ackerman, Gary START Reports Individual Behavior Global
IUSSD: Data on the Terrorist Attacks in the United States Homeland 1970-2011 November 2012 Miller, Erin; LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
The Influence of Nationalism on Russian Security Policy: The Logics of (Dis)-Order and Terrorism in the Shift from Nation-State to Nation-Civilization October 2015 Stevenson, John START Reports Resilience Eastern Europe
Boko Haram: An Assessment of Strengths, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Options January 2015 Pate, Amy START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism Sub-Saharan Africa
Reactions to the War on Terrorism: Ethnic Group Differences in the 2007 Pew Poll of American Muslims-Final Report October 2010 McCauley, Clark START Reports Terrorism and Society Global, North America
County-level Correlates of Terrorism in the United States, 1990 to 2010 March 2013 Bersani, Bianca; LaFree, Gary START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
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
When Will Russia Use Force in Support of Foreign Policy Objectives? Comparative Evidence from the Ukrainian (2014) and Georgia (2008) Crises February 2016 Stevenson, John START Reports Resilience Eastern Europe
Surveying the Literature on Counter-Terrorism, Counter-Insurgency, and Countering Violent Extremism: A Summary Report with a Focus on Africa January 2015 Pate, Amy START Reports Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism Sub-Saharan Africa
Surveying CVE Metrics in Prevention, Disengagement and De-Radicalization Programs March 2016 Szmania, Susan START Reports Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience North America
U.S. Polls: Public Opinion and Right‐Wing Extremism April 2010 McCauley, Clark START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
Developing An Empirical Understanding of Improvised Explosive Devices: A Social and Behavioral Science Perspective August 2009 LaFree, Gary; Legault, Richard START Reports Violent Groups and Movements Global
Patterns of Terrorism in the United States, 1970-2013 October 2014 Miller, Erin START Reports Terrorism and Society Global
Integrated United States Security Database (IUSSD): Data on the Terrorist Attacks in the United States Homeland, 1970 to 2011 December 2012 Miller, Erin; LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
Understanding Risk Communication Best Practices: A Guide for Emergency Managers and Communicators May 2012 Liu, Brooke START Reports Resilience, Risk Communication Global

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