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Title Sort ascending Investigators Project Period
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in Muslim Countries and in the United Kingdom Clark McCauley -
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence Risa Brooks -
Radicalization of Momin Khawaja Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko -
Quantitative Index of the Public Health Impacts of Terrorism Fran Norris -
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism Donatella della Porta, Manuela Caiani -
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 -
Modeling Risk of Future Terrorist Attacks Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan -
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World Clark McCauley, Mansoor Moaddel, Mohammed Hafez -
Militant Islamist Networks in the West Jeffrey Bale -
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer, Peter Neumann -
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam Clark McCauley, Emmanuel Karagiannis -
Framing Global Salafi-Jihadist Messages in the West Peter Neumann -
European Converts to Islam: An Evolving Threat? Emmanuel Karagiannis -
Effectiveness of Counterterrorism Strategies Martha Crenshaw -
Developing Integrated Radiological and Nuclear Detection Architecture for the Interior and International Mission Space Steve Sin, Marcus A. Boyd -
Developing a Typology of Terrorism Involvement: A Basis for Sentencing, Management, Risk Reduction, Release & Monitoring of Terrorist Offenders -
Cell Groups and Individual Radicalization in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States Douglas M. McLeod -
Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De-Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.-Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings -
Project Title Sort ascending Publication Date Publication Type
Why Inter-Agency Operations Break Down: U.S. Counterterrorism in Comparative Perspective 2016-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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
Weaponizing Peace: Colombia’s Demobilized FARC as a Lever of Russian Influence 2019-05-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning: Al-Qaeda and Beyond 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Book
Transnational Islamist Networks: Western Fighters in Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria 2013-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Stasi-Meinhof Complex? 2013-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Rise and the Fall of the Extreme Right in Europe: Towards an Explanation? 2007-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Rise and Endurance of Radical Right Movements 2019-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Radical's Journey: How German Neo-Nazis Voyaged to the Edge and Back 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Book
The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Development of Mortars 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Paris Fidayin Attacks: Eight Years in the Making? 2015-10-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
The Impact of Terrorism on Italian Employment and Business Activity 2007-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Impact of British Counterterrorist Strategies on Political Violence in Northern Ireland: Comparing Deterrence and Backlash Models 2009-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Expansion of Intelligence Agency Mandates: British Counterterrorism in Comparative Perspective 2009-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Emerging Red-Green Alliance: Where Political Islam Meets the Radical Left 2013-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Effectiveness of Counterterrorism in Spain: A New Approach 2010-02-01T12:00:00 Conference Paper
Terrorism in Belgium and Western Europe; Attacks against Transportation Targets; Coordinated Terrorist Attacks 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Terrorism and State Repression: Strategic Choice and the Domestic Normative Context 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Terrorism and Democracy 2013-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Suicide Attack at Moscow Airport 2011-01-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Social Networks and Public Support for the European Union 2013-06-01T12:00:00 Book
Social Network Analysis of German Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq 2017-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Social Movements and Europeanization 2009-07-01T12:00:00 Book
Reforming Counterterrorism: Institutions and Organizational Routines in Britain and France 2009-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Radical Right Movement Parties in Europe 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Book
Public Health Consequences of Terrorism on Maternal-Child Health in New York City and Madrid 2012-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters 2016-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Political, Religious, and Psychological Characteristics of Muslim Protest Marchers in Eight European Cities: Jerusalem Day 2002 2005-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Online Networks of the Italian and German Extreme Right: An Explorative Study with Social Network Analysis 2009-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
On the Fifth Anniversary of the 7/7 London Transit Attack 2010-07-01T12:00:00 Background Report
New Opportunities in Common Security and Defence Policy: Joining PESCO 2020-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States 2012-01-01T12:00:00 Book
Maritime Security Initiatives: A Paper Tiger or a Concrete Solution? 2016-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Lethal Connections: The Determinants of Network Connections in the Provisional Irish Republican Army, 1970–1998 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Joining Al Qaeda: Jihadist Recruitment in Europe 2008-12-01T12:00:00 Book
How Community Ties Influence Terrorist Targeting of Civilians 2013-11-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
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
Far-Right Nativism: Its Geopolitical Effects and Its Future in North America and Europe 2022-01-01T12:00:00 Report
Extremist Violence from the Fatherland to the Homeland: A Comparison of Far-right Homicide in Germany and the United States 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Explaining Homegrown Western Jihadists: The Importance of Western Foreign Policy 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Europe's Jihadist Dilemma 2006-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
ETA Ceasefires by the Numbers 2011-10-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Enemies with Benefits? Violent Rivalry and Terrorist Group Longevity 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Efficacy of Counterterrorism Approaches: Examining Northern Ireland 2006-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Discursive Turns and Critical Junctures: Debating Citizenship after the Charlie Hebdo Attacks 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book
Criminal Pasts, Terrorist Futures: European Jihadists and the New Crime-Terror Nexus 2016-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Counterterrorism Killings and Provisional IRA Bombings, 1970-1998 2016-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Countering Terrorism in Britain and France 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Changing Organizational Structures of Jihadist Networks in the Netherlands 2016-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Catch Them Coming and Going: Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters 2016-03-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Another Look at Jujitsu Politics 2016-09-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
#JESUISPARIS?: An Appeal to Hypocrisy and Justifications for Mass Casualty Violence 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience 2013-06-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
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UK Protect Duty campaigner Figen Murray OBE visits START for event on resilience to terrorism
Top-ranked criminology journal features START research
Terrorism in Belgium and Western Europe; Attacks against Transportation Targets; Coordinated Terrorist Attacks
START Research Symposium: Wednesday, June 28th
START research examines history of terrorism and the Olympic Games
START releases first Research Review
START Newsletter: Intelligence and security; perspectives on terrorism; Hezbollah; 'big data' and coding
START investigator and former TRA recipient publish book on the mobilization of right-wing extremism
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
START Announces 2009-10 Terrorism Research Awards
START Advisory Board member quoted in "Daily Telegraph" and CNN
Researcher analyzes how community ties impact terrorist groups’ targeting of civilians
Prevention and Protection in an Age of Terror
Olympics and Terrorism
New START model forecasts the flow of foreign fighters
New data reveals al-Qaida-linked groups among most active terrorist groups in the world
New Book: European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet
Kruglanski Honored by Society of Experimental Social Psychology
Intern Spotlight: Rick Magill
Hegghammer explains variation in western jihadists
Have you seen it yet? START Research Review
Exciting Winter Courses Now Offered ONLINE
Discussion Point: Black Swans and Burstiness—Countering Myths about Terrorism
Discussion Point: 'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience
Al-Qaida's fatal terrorism under Osama bin Laden
Title Sort ascending Job Title Institution
Stevan_Weine Stevan Weine Professor of Psychiatry University of Illinois at Chicago
person-default Rebecca (Becca) Earnhardt PhD student
Research Associate, Stimson Center
University of Maryland
person-default Peter Simi Associate Professor, Chapman University
Director, Earl Babbie Research Center
Chapman University
Crenshaw Martha Martha Crenshaw Researcher, Political Science/International Relations Stanford University
Margaret Margaret Hayden Researcher, GTD University of Maryland
kurt braddock Kurt Braddock Assistant Professor, American University American University
Sawyer John John Sawyer Director of Strategic Corporate Research Relationships University of Maryland
Tinsley_Herbert Herbert Tinsley Analyst, Government Accountability Office
elena akers Elena Akers Researcher/Junior Data Collection Manager, START University of Maryland
McCauley_Clark Clark McCauley Professor of Psychology Bryn Mawr College
Brandon Behlendorf Brandon Behlendorf Assistant Professor, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, SUNY Albany University at Albany, State University of New York
person-default Amanda Quinn Faculty Research Assistant, GTD University of Maryland