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Middle East and North Africa

Title Sort descending Investigators Project Period
Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De-Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.-Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings -
Bargaining on and off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban Barnett S. Koven -
Belief Formation and Political Engagement: A Panel Study of the Dynamics of Change in Egypt, Tunisia, and Turkey Mansoor Moaddel -
Big, Allied, Dangerous, and Charitable? R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
Counter Radicalization of Scientists in CBRN-relevant Technical Fields Arie Kruglanski, Gary Ackerman, Michele Gelfand -
Dealing with the Devil: When Bargaining with Terrorists Works Erica Chenoweth, Laura Dugan -
Developing Integrated Radiological and Nuclear Detection Architecture for the Interior and International Mission Space Steve Sin, Marcus A. Boyd -
Extremist Pathways to Power: The Rise of Extremist Ideologies to State Dogma Amy Pate, Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer -
International Survey Capability Steven Kull -
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction Gina Scott Ligon
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad Mohammed Hafez -
Minorities at Risk Related Projects -
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World Clark McCauley, Mansoor Moaddel, Mohammed Hafez -
Organized and/or Transnational Crime/Drug Cartel Nexus with Illicit Radiological/Nuclear Trade, Smuggling and/or Terrorism in Europe and North, Sahelian and West Africa Amy Pate, John Sawyer, Marcus A. Boyd, Steve Sin -
Police Responses to Terrorism: Lessons from the Israeli Experience David Weisburd -
Radicalizing the Poor: Understanding the Influence of Service Provision on Popular Support for and Participation in Violent Political Groups Shawn Flanigan -
Resources and Resilience: A Computational Model of Strategic Influence -
Shadows of Violence: Empirical Assessments of Threats, Coercion and Gray Zones Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven -
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals Arie Kruglanski -
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence Risa Brooks -
The Effects of Terrorism on Police Organization, Police Effectiveness in Crime Fighting and Public Expectations of and Attitudes toward the Police: A Multi-method Study of the Israeli Experience David Weisburd -
The Impact of Israeli Counterterrorism Interventions on Rate and Intensity of Terrorist Activity: Hazard Modeling and Time Series Approaches Arie Kruglanski -
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal -
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in Muslim Countries and in the United Kingdom Clark McCauley -
Turning to Terrorism: Ethnic, Religious, and Extremist Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal -
Understanding Desistance from Terrorism Clark McCauley -
Project Title Sort descending Publication Date Publication Type
'Defensive Liberal Wars’: The Global War on Terror and the Return of Illiberalism in American Foreign Policy 2015-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
‘Nondemocratic Islamists’ and Support for ISIS in the Arab World 2020-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Strategic Analysis of Violent Extremist Organizations in the United States Central Command Area of Responsibility 2020-03-01T12:00:00 White Paper
A Tale of Two Caliphates: Al-Qaida and its Associated Movement vs. the Islamic State and its Associated Movement 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Presentation
Advantages of Syrian Diaspora Aid to Refugees in Middle Eastern States of the Global South 2018-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Al Qaeda and the Islamic State's Break: Strategic Strife or Lackluster Leadership? 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Al Qaeda's Post-9/11 Evolution: An Assessment 2011-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Anwar al-Awlaki, and Samir Khan 2011-09-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Al-Qaida and Al-Shabaab: A Resilient Alliance 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Al-Shabaab Attack on Garissa University in Kenya 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Al-Shabaab Attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya 2013-09-01T12:00:00 Background Report
An Aggregation of Geo-coded Violent and Non-violent Conflict Events 2016-04-01T12:00:00 Conference Paper
An Analysis of Violent Nonstate Actor Organizational Lethality and Network Co-Evoluation in the Middle East and North Africa 2016-02-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Apologia for Suicide: Martyrdom in Contemporary Jihadist Discourse 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Applying an Organizational Framework to Examine Jihadi Organizations as an Industry 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Applying Social Network Analysis to Terrorist Financing 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
August 2013 Security Threat to Americans Abroad 2013-08-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Boomerang: Opinion versus Action in the Radicalization of Abu-Mulal al-Balawi 2010-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Caliphate in Decline: An Estimate of Islamic State's Financial Fortunes 2017-03-01T12:00:00 Report
Catch Them Coming and Going: Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters 2016-03-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Choosing to Fight, Choosing to Die: Examining How ISIS Foreign Fighters Select Their Operational Roles 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cigarette smuggling and terrorism financing 2013-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Circles Drawing Toward High Risk Activism: The Use of Usroh and Halaqa in Islamist Radical Movements 2008-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Collaborative Online International Learning: The Example of a Course in the Psychology of Terrorism in the United States and Iran 2009-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Comparative Islamist Perspectives on the Politics of Energy in the Middle East and Beyond 2014-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Conducting Terrorism Fieldwork on a Shoe-String Budget: Researching Suicide Terrorism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2013-02-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Cops and Spooks: The Role of Police in Counterterrorism 2008-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Counter‐terrorism Policies in the Middle East: Why Democracy Has Failed to Reduce Terrorism in the Middle East and Why Protecting Human Rights Might Be More Successful 2020-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Counterterrorism Strategies and Democracy: Lessons for the US from the (Unfortunate) Example of Turkey 2013-05-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Democratic Skepticism and Support for Terrorism in the Palestinian Territories 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Disaggregating and Defeating Terrorist Safe Havens 2014-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Does Legitimacy Matter? Attitudes Towards Anti-American Violence in Eqypt, Morcco, and Indonesia 2012-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Draining the Swamp: Democracy Promotion, State Failure, and Terrorism in 19 Middle Eastern Countries 2007-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Election Anxiety is Driving Erdogan’s Decisions in Syria 2018-02-01T12:00:00 Op-ed
Examining the Effect of Repressive and Conciliatory Government Actions on Terrorism Activity in Israel 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Financial Activities Linked to Persons from Sweden and Denmark who Joined Terrorist Groups in Syria and Iraq During the Period 2013-2016 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Report
Forecasting the Use of Violence by Ethno–Political Organizations: Middle Eastern Minorities and the Choice of Violence, V. S. Subrahmanian, ed. 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Foreign Fighter Influence in Al-Shabaab: Limitations and Future Prospects 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Foreign Occupation and National Pride: The Case of Iraq 2008-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Fratricidal Jihadists: Why Islamists Keep Losing their Civil Wars 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Fratricidal Rebels: Ideological Extremity and Warring Factionalism in Civil Wars 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Fratricide in Rebel Movements: A Network Analysis of Syrian Militant Infighting 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Friends in High Places: State Support for Violent and Non-violent Ethnopolitical Organizations 2019-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists: Human Resources of Non State Armed Groups 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Book
Gender Ideologies and Forms of Contentious Mobilization in the Middle East 2013-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Gray Zone Crises in MENA and Eastern Europe 2017-03-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Hamas and Suicide Terrorism: Multi-causal and Multi-level Approaches 2011-01-01T12:00:00 Book
Hezbollah's Social Jihad: Nonprofits as Resistance Organizations 2009-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Hizballah as a Social Movement Organization: A Framing Approach 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
How Community Ties Influence Terrorist Targeting of Civilians 2013-11-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
How Human Boundaries Become State Borders: Radical Flanks and Territorial Control in the Modern Era 2018-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
How Many Suicide Terrorists are Suicidal? 2014-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
How terrorist actors in Pakistan use nuclear weapons for political influence 2019-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Hurdles to International Terrorist Alliances: Lessons from Al Qaeda's Experience 2015-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Images of Death and Dying in ISIS Media: A Comparison of English and Arabic Print Publications 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Interpersonal Discussions and Attitude Formation on Foreign Policy: The Case of Polish Involvement in the Iraq War 2013-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Introducing the Nonviolent Action in Violent Contexts (NVAVC) dataset 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Is all Jihad Local? Transnational Contention and Political Violence in Somalia 2013-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Is the Enemy of My Enemy My Friend? How Terrorist Groups Select Partners 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
ISIL in Libya: A Bayesian Approach to Mapping At-Risk Regions 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction 2014-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
ISIS: Its History, Ideology, and Psychology 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Islamic State Chemical Weapons: A Case Contained by its Context? 2018-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Losing your Audience: Desistance from Terrorism in Egypt after Luxor 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mapping and Deterring Violent Extremist Networks in North-West Africa 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Marriage of Convenience: The Evolution of Iran and al-Qa'ida's Tactical Cooperation 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mass Casualty Explosives Attacks in Iraq and Afghanistan 2017-06-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Measuring Fundamentalism Across the Abrahamic Faiths 2021-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Middle Eastern Youth and the Arab Spring: Cross-National Variation and Trends in Values 2014-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Military Counterterrorism Measures, Civil-Military Relations and Democracy: The Cases of Turkey and the US 2018-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Monolithic Religious Markets, Fragmented State Structures, and Islamic Fundamentalism Among Iranians and the Middle East and North Africa 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Networks of Cooperation: Rebel Alliances in Fragmented Civil Wars 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
NGO Intervention in Jihadist Conflicts: A Closer Look at Afghanistan and Somalia 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
NGO Interventions: Influences on Terrorist Activity 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Nonprofit Service Provision by Insurgent Organizations: The Cases of Hizballah and the Tamil Tigers 2008-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Not Your Father's Intelligence Failure: Why the Intelligence Community Failed to Anticipate the Rise of ISIS 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Nuclear Weapons and Existential Threats: Insights from a Comparative Analysis of Nuclear-Armed States 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Options to Facilitate Socio-Political Stability in Syria and Iraq 2016-11-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Perceptions of the United States and Support for Violence Against America 2006-11-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Policing terrorism and police–community relations: views of the Arab minority in Israel 2014-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Political Fragmentation and Alliances among Armed Non-state Actors in North and Western Africa (1997–2014) 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Politically motivated violent extremism 2012-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Predictors of Support for Anti-Western Terrorism 2006-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Private Military Companies, Opportunities, and Termination of Civil Wars in Africa 2013-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters 2016-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Psychological Correlates of Support for Compromise: A Polling Study of Jewish-Israeli Attitudes toward Solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2005-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Quantifying Gray Zone Conflict: (De-)escalatory Trends in Gray Zone Conflicts in Colombia, Libya and Ukraine 2017-06-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Rebel Group Attrition and Reversion to Violence: Micro-Level Evidence from Syria 2020-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Religious Fundamentalism among Young Muslims in Egypt and Saudi Arabia 2008-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Religious Fundamentalism in Eight Muslim‐Majority Countries: Reconceptualization and Assessment 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East: A Cross-National, Inter-Faith, and Inter-Ethnic Analysis 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Religious Fundamentalism, Liberal Nationalism, and Sectarian Solidarity among Lebanese 2021-08-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Report: Demystifying Gray Zone Conflict: A Typology of Conflict Dyads and Instruments of Power in Libya, 2014-Present 2016-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Rethinking Transnational Terrorism: An Integrated Approach 2020-02-01T12:00:00 Report
Risk Tolerance during Conflict: Evidence from Aleppo, Syria 2019-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Service-Seeking Behavior, Perceptions of Armed Actors, and Preferences Regarding Governance: Evidence from the Palestinian Territories 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Shifting Eastern Mediterranean Alliances 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Shifts in Perceptions of NGOs with the Creation of the Palestinian National Authority 2014-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Social Network Analysis of German Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq 2017-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Stochastic Opponent Modeling Agents: A Case Study with Hezbollah 2008-04-01T12:00:00 Conference Paper
Suicide Bombers – Martyrs, Heroes or Victims? 2014-03-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Suicide Bombers in Iraq, 2003-2010: Disaggregating Targets Can Reveal Insurgent Motives and Priorities 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Support for the Caliphate and Radical Mobilization 2008-01-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Taking the Sinai Province of the Islamic State Seriously Without Helping it Destabilize Egypt 2015-08-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Terrorism in Mali 2015-11-01T12:00:00 Fact Sheet
Terrorism Media Effects in Youth Exposed to Chronic Threat and Conflict in Israel 2019-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorist Attacks on Educational Institutions 2014-12-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Terrorist Attacks Show Biggest Decline in a Decade; But Let's Wait Before Celebrating 2016-06-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Terrorist Recidivism in Israel: Rates, Patterns and Risk Factors 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Terrorist Threats and Police Performance: A Study of Israeli Communities 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorists Next Door? A Comparison of Mexican Drug Cartels and Middle Eastern Terrorist Organizations 2012-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The “New” Face of Transnational Crime Organizations (TCOs): A Geopolitical Perspective and Implications to U.S. National Security 2013-05-01T12:00:00 White Paper
The Case of Ramzi Youssef 2005-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Crisis Within Jihadism: The Islamic State’s Puritanism vs. al-Qa`ida’s Populism 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Curse of Cain: Why Fratricidal Jihadis Fail to Learn from Their Mistakes 2017-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Diffusion and Permeability of Political Violence in North and West Africa 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Discourse and Practice of ‘Heroic Resistance’ in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – The Case of Hamas 2012-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Emerging Red-Green Alliance: Where Political Islam Meets the Radical Left 2013-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Evolution of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): Relationships 2004-2014 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Fact Sheet
The Israeli Model for Policing Terrorism: Goals, Strategies, and Open Questions 2009-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The New Face of Political Islam in Central Asia: The Rise of Islamo-democrats 2016-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Opium Trade and Patterns of Terrorism in the Provinces of Afghanistan: An Empirical Analysis 2012-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Puzzle of Nonviolence in Western Sahara 2016-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The State of Al-Qaeda its Affiliates, and Associated Groups: Views from Outside Experts 2014-02-01T12:00:00 Congressional Testimony
The thin red line 2013-03-01T12:00:00 Op-ed
The Transnational Security Threat from D-Company 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations in the Middle East 2007-02-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
The War Within: A Look Inside al-Qaeda's Undoing 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Book
Thinking about the Law of Unintended Consequences 2010-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Threat, Dehumanization, and Support for Aggressive Retaliatory Policies in Asymmetric Conflict 2008-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Towards Global Jihadism: Al-Qaeda's Strategic, Ideological and Structural Adaptations since 9/11 2012-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Transnational Islamist Networks: Western Fighters in Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria 2013-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Transnational Jihadism & Civil Wars 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Transnational Volunteers: American Foreign Fighters Combating the Islamic State 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Trends in Israeli policing: terrorism, community, victimization and crime control 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Using Google and Twitter to Measure, Validate and Understand Views about Religion across Africa 2019-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Validating Extremism: Strategic Use of Authority Appeals in al-Naba' Infographics 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics 2007-01-01T12:00:00 Book
Western Muslims Volunteering to fight in Syria and Iraq: Why do they go, and what should we do? 2015-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
What Comes after ISIS? A Peace Proposal 2016-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
What is the State of Islamic Extremism: Key Trends, Challenges and Implications for U.S. Policy 2015-02-01T12:00:00 Congressional Testimony
When Politicians Sell Drugs: Examining Why Middle East Ethnopolitical Organizations Are Involved in the Drug Trade 2012-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Why Do Some Organizations Kill While Others Do Not: An Examination of Middle Eastern Operations 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Women Too: Explaining Gender Ideologies of Ethnopolitical Organizations 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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'Carrot' Works Better than 'Stick' Against Terror in Israel
A Discussion with Dr. Matthew Levitt, Author of Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God
Al-Qaida's fatal terrorism under Osama bin Laden
Amy Pate travels to Nigeria to provide training on violence prevention
Background Report: Boko Haram Recent Attacks
Conciliatory counterterrorism strategies could limit terrorist groups’ lethality
Dagher discusses ISIL in Iraq and new public opinion data
Database Spotlight: Government Actions in a Terror Environment-Israel
Database Spotlight: Muslim Public Opinion and Public Opinion in the Islamic World on Terrorism, al Qaeda and U.S. Policies
Database Spotlight: Police Response to Terrorism - Lessons from the Israeli Police
Discussion Point: Beyond al-Qa'ida
Discussion Point: Counterterrorism Strategies and Democracy: Lessons for the US from the (Unfortunate) Example of Turkey
Discussion Point: The Prospective Military Power of Al Qaeda Affiliated Groups in the Syrian Conflict
Election anxiety is driving Erdogan’s decisions in Syria
First-of-its-kind index ranks countries for impact of terrorism
Geospatial Analysis of Critical Power Infrastructure Vulnerability in Baghdad, Iraq
Have you seen it yet? START Research Review
Hybrid organizations have greater motivational and operations ability for RN trafficking
Intern team authors peer-reviewed journal article on Hamas
ISIL in Libya: A Bayesian Approach to Mapping At-Risk Regions
Jeffrey Lewis discusses history and culture behind suicide bombings
Kruglanski Honored by Society of Experimental Social Psychology
Leading terrorism expert discusses mobilization of women into terrorist networks
Members of Generations for Peace come to START to discuss countering violent extremism
Middle Eastern Values study data available
Modelling audience populations: A “call to science”
New data reveals al-Qaida-linked groups among most active terrorist groups in the world
New Dataset on Ethnically Based Organizations Released
New FAS study assesses global economic impact of actions taken against Iran
New Research Brief Released: The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations in the Middle East
New START model forecasts the flow of foreign fighters
Prevention and Protection in an Age of Terror
Research Roundtable details the patterns of terrorism worldwide
Research Roundtable event features START researcher Brandon Behlendorf
Researcher analyzes how community ties impact terrorist groups’ targeting of civilians
Researcher Spotlight: Amy Pate
Researcher Spotlight: Nil Satana
Significant Terrorism Events in the News: January 1, 2013 - January 29, 2013
Significant Terrorism Events in the News: Sept. 25 - Oct. 22, 2012
START Advisory Board member quoted in "Daily Telegraph" and CNN
START Announces 2009-2010 Undergraduate Research Program Award Recipients
START Announces 2010-2011 Terrorism Research Awards and Undergraduate Research Program Participants
START Announces 2011-2012 Terrorism Research Award Participants
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
START Background Report: Al-Shabaab Attack on Garrissa University
START Director LaFree Discusses Terrorist Behavior on Kojo Nnamdi Show
START Expands its Research Brief Series
START honors International GIS Day teaching about Mali conflict
START Investigators Participate in 2011 American Sociological Association Annual Conference
START Newsletter: Intelligence and security; perspectives on terrorism; Hezbollah; 'big data' and coding
START provides statistical annex for Country Reports on Terrorism
START Releases 2011 Research Review
START releases first Research Review
START releases new data collections
START Releases Report on Public Opinion in Muslim Countries
START Research Brief: Al-Shabaab's use of Twitter
START Research Contributes to House Intelligence Report
START Research Symposium: Wednesday, June 28th
START researcher explores how terrorism affects democracy, compares Turkey and US
START researcher travels to Ghana to help develop CT and CVE training
START student named Boren Scholar
START's Mansoor Moaddel publishes findings from Iraq values surveys
Taking the Sinai Province of the Islamic State seriously without helping it destabilize Egypt
Terrorists act locally
The evolution of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
The future of the Hamas Movement: A journalist’s perspective
Title Sort descending Job Title Institution
person-default Alexandra Williams Junior Researcher University of Maryland
Koven Barnett S. Koven Data Science Manager, Deloitte Government & Public Services
person-default Benjamin Evans Faculty Research Assistant, Global Terrorism Database, START University of Maryland
McCauley_Clark Clark McCauley Professor of Psychology Bryn Mawr College
Tinsley_Herbert Herbert Tinsley Analyst, Government Accountability Office
kurt braddock Kurt Braddock Assistant Professor, American University American University
Laura Dugan Laura Dugan Ralph Mershon Professor of Human Security and Professor of Sociology The Ohio State University
Margaret Margaret Hayden Researcher, GTD University of Maryland
Erdemandi Max Erdemandi Ph.D. Student, Communication Science and Social Cognition University of Maryland
person-default Rebecca (Becca) Earnhardt PhD student
Research Associate, Stimson Center
University of Maryland
Salma_Bouziani Salma Bouziani Project Manager/Researcher, START University of Maryland
person-default Sheehan Kane Researcher/Data Collection Manager, START University of Maryland
Asal_Victor Victor Asal Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration University at Albany, State University of New York
Braniff William William Braniff Department Chair, START Director
Professor of the Practice, University of Maryland
Editorial Board, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague
Research Advisory Board, RESOLVE Network
Independent Advisory Committee (IAC), Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)
International Advisory Board, Hedayah Center
University of Maryland
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Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De-Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.-Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings
Bargaining on and off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban
Belief Formation and Political Engagement: A Panel Study of the Dynamics of Change in Egypt, Tunisia, and Turkey
Big, Allied, Dangerous, and Charitable?
Counter Radicalization of Scientists in CBRN-relevant Technical Fields
Dealing with the Devil: When Bargaining with Terrorists Works
Developing Integrated Radiological and Nuclear Detection Architecture for the Interior and International Mission Space
Extremist Pathways to Power: The Rise of Extremist Ideologies to State Dogma
GATE-Israel Government Actions in a Terror Environment - Israel (GATE-Israel) Go
International Survey Capability
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad
MAROB Minorities at Risk Organizational Behavior (MAROB) Middle East, 1980-2004 Go
Minorities at Risk Related Projects
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World
Muslim Public Opinion on U.S. Policy, Attacks on Civilians, and al Qaeda Go
Organized and/or Transnational Crime/Drug Cartel Nexus with Illicit Radiological/Nuclear Trade, Smuggling and/or Terrorism in Europe and North, Sahelian and West Africa
Police Responses to Terrorism: Lessons from the Israeli Experience
Police Responses to Terrorism: Lessons from the Israeli Experience Go
Public Opinion in the Islamic World on Terrorism, al Qaeda, and US Policies Go
Radicalizing the Poor: Understanding the Influence of Service Provision on Popular Support for and Participation in Violent Political Groups
Resources and Resilience: A Computational Model of Strategic Influence
Shadows of Violence: Empirical Assessments of Threats, Coercion and Gray Zones
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence
The Effects of Terrorism on Police Organization, Police Effectiveness in Crime Fighting and Public Expectations of and Attitudes toward the Police: A Multi-method Study of the Israeli Experience
The Impact of Israeli Counterterrorism Interventions on Rate and Intensity of Terrorist Activity: Hazard Modeling and Time Series Approaches
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations
The Youth, Emotional Energy, and Political Violence: The Cases of Egypt and Saudi Arabia Go
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in Muslim Countries and in the United Kingdom
Turning to Terrorism: Ethnic, Religious, and Extremist Organizations
Understanding Desistance from Terrorism