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Publications

Publication Title Publication Date START Authors Typesort ascending Research Areas Regions
Violence Perpetrated by Supporters of Al-Qa’ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM): Fatal Attacks and Violent Plots in the United States June 2014 Gruenewald, Jeff; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William START Reports Violent Groups and Movements North America
Lessons Learned from Mental Health and Education: Identifying Best Practices for Addressing Violent Extremism October 2015 Weine, Stevan START Reports Countering Violent Extremism 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
Executive Summary: Understanding Risk Communication Best Practices and Theory May 2012 Liu, Brooke START Reports
Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT‐US): Data Collection and Descriptive Analysis September 2011 Miller, Erin; Smarick, Kathleen START Reports Violent Groups and Movements North America
Countering Ecoterrorism in the United States: the case of 'Operation Backfire' September 2012 START Reports Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism North America
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
Financial Crime and Material Support Schemes Linked to al-Qa'ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM) in the United States: 1990 to June 2014 November 2014 Sullivan, Brandon; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism North America
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
Effects and Effectiveness of Law Enforcement Intelligence Measures to counter homegrown terrorism: a case study on the FALN July 2012 Belli, Roberta START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism North America
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
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
Countermeasures against Extremism and Terrorism Database: Data Status and Final Findings September 2012 Liu, Brooke; Kennedy, Jonathan START Reports Counterterrorism North America
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
Innovative Algorithm and Database Development Relevant to Counterterrorism and Homeland Security Efforts at START August 2014 Misra, Prabhakar START Reports Counterterrorism Global
The Organizational Dynamics of Far-Right Hate Groups in the United States: Comparing Violent to Non-Violent Organizations December 2011 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements
Characteristics of Communities where American Terrorists, Lived, Planned, and Conducted their Attacks February 2011 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Fitzpatrick, Kevin; Roberts, Paxton START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements 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
Debates among Salafi Muslims about use of violence May 2017 Beutel, Alejandro; Braniff, William START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Countering Violent Extremism Global
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
Development and Optimization of Machine Learning Algorithms and Models of Relevance to START Databases April 2016 Misra, Prabhakar START Reports Counterterrorism Global
Understanding Law Enforcement Intelligence Processes July 2014 Carter, David L.; Carter, Jeremy G.; Chermak, Steven START Reports Violent Groups and Movements North America
Alienation, Religion, Economics and Politics: Testing Theories of Radicalization in Polls of U.S. Muslims January 2009 McCauley, Clark START Reports Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
Country Reports on Terrorism 2013: Annex of Statistical Information May 2014 Miller, Erin; LaFree, Gary START Reports Terrorism and Society Global
Terrorist Attacks Targeting Critical Infrastructure in the United States, 1970-2015 June 2016 Miller, Erin START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior North America

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