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Title Sort descending Investigators Project Period
A Climate of Terror: Approaches to the Study of Climate Change and Terrorism Marcus A. Boyd, Samuel D. Henkin -
Al-Qa'ida Transcript Coding Project Deborah Cai -
An Assessment of Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (Boko Haram): Strengths, Vulnerabilities and Policy Options Amy Pate -
Anatomizing Radiological and Nuclear Non-State Adversaries Gary Ackerman, Jeffrey Bale, R. Karl Rethemeyer -
Assessing Success and Failure in Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Development of Metrics on the Global War on Terror and the Global Jihad Rashmi Singh -
Bargaining on and off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban Barnett S. Koven -
Big, Allied, Dangerous, and Charitable? R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul Stevan Weine -
Climate Change and Terrorism: A Call to Action
Community-oriented Policing and Community Engagement in Benin Barnett S. Koven -
Comparing Failed, Foiled, Completed and Successful Terrorist Attacks Erik Dahl, Margaret Wilson, Martha Crenshaw -
Computational Modeling of Grievances and Political Instability Through Global Media Gary LaFree -
Countering the Inhumane: Modeling Probable Pathways for Human Trafficking Along the U.S.- Mexico Border Brandon Behlendorf -
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure (CT NEADS) Barnett S. Koven -
Country Reports on Terrorism - Statistical Annex Gary LaFree, Erin Miller -
Dealing with the Devil: When Bargaining with Terrorists Works Erica Chenoweth, Laura Dugan -
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency SIGMA+ Thomas Guarrieri, Marcus A. Boyd, Steve Sin -
Developing a Typology of Terrorism Involvement: A Basis for Sentencing, Management, Risk Reduction, Release & Monitoring of Terrorist Offenders -
Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven, William Braniff -
Dissuading Adversaries and their Radiological/Nuclear Pathways: Integrating Deterrence Theory and Analytics in the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture (GNDA) Amy Pate, Brandon Behlendorf, Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer, Steve Sin, Hamid Mohtadi, Marcus A. Boyd -
Distinctive Characteristics of Terrorist Groups Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan -
Divergent Dimensions of Radicalization Risk: Migration and Violent Extremism in Sabah Barnett S. Koven, Samuel D. Henkin -
Dynamics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism Campaigns Gary Ackerman, Joseph Young, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
Empirical Analysis of IED Attacks Gary LaFree, Richard Legault -
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) Michael Jensen, Gary LaFree -
Geospatial and Temporal Patterns of US Terrorism Brent Smith, Kelly Damphousse -
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Erin Miller, Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan -
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Acceleration Erin Miller -
Guerilla Insurgency: The Springboard to Terrorism? Mark Lichbach -
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam Clark McCauley, Emmanuel Karagiannis -
Homegrown Radicalization and the Role of Social Networks and Social Inclusiveness in the United States Paul Harwood -
Ideologies and Motivations of Terrorist Organizations Assaf Moghadam, Gary Ackerman -
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction Gina Scott Ligon
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer, Peter Neumann -
Key Dimensions in Understanding Terrorist Bomb Attacks Margaret Wilson -
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad Mohammed Hafez -
Massive Online Open Course: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat Gary LaFree, William Braniff, Katherine Worboys Izsak -
Militant Islamist Networks in the West Jeffrey Bale -
Minorities at Risk Related Projects -
Modeling Risk of Future Terrorist Attacks Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan -
Modeling Terrorism Onset and Intensity Dynamics Using the GTD Claudio Cioffi-Revilla, Nina Fefferman -
More Bang for the Buck?: Examining the Effect of Technological Change on Terrorist Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction Gary Ackerman, Jeffrey Bale -
Open-Source Geospatial Analysis of Criminal Activity Marcus A. Boyd -
Organizational Determinants of Violence and Performance Gina Scott Ligon -
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 -
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism Donatella della Porta, Manuela Caiani -
Patterns of U.S. Extremist Crime Jeff Gruenewald, Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak, William Parkin -
Program to Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks Erin Miller -
Radicalization Clusters? Geographic Concentrations of Violent Extremism and Terrorism in the United States Kathleen Smarick -
Radicalizing the Poor: Understanding the Influence of Service Provision on Popular Support for and Participation in Violent Political Groups Shawn Flanigan -
Shadows of Violence: Empirical Assessments of Threats, Coercion and Gray Zones Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven -
Social Network Analysis for Combating Terrorist Networks Alan Neustadtl, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
START-Oxford University Press Book Series Laura Dugan, Anthony Lemieux, Gary Ackerman, Gary LaFree -
Terrorism and Targeted Violence in the United States Erin Miller, Michael Jensen -
Terrorism and Violence in Colombia Enrique Arias -
Terrorist and Extremist Organizations (TEO) Database Jonathan Wilkenfeld, R. Karl Rethemeyer -
Terrorist Attacks on the Homeland Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller -
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence Risa Brooks -
Terrorist Groups and Weapons of Mass Destruction Gary Ackerman, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
Terrorist Strategies and Tactics: When Do Terrorists Decide to Attack the US? Martha Crenshaw -
The Ecology of Terrorist Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal, Gary LaFree -
The Role of the Media in the Recruitment of Terrorists: Mass Communication and the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Muslims in Indonesia Douglas M. McLeod -
The Social Determinants of Terrorist Organizations' Resilience in Latin America Johanna Birnir -
The Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Database Gary LaFree, Brent Smith, Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak, Erin Miller, William Braniff, Kathleen Smarick -
The Threat of Pakistani Criminal Organizations: Assessing the Potential for Involvement in Radiological/Nuclear Smuggling, Collaboration with Terrorist Groups and the Potential to Destabilize the Pakistani State Amy Pate, Gary Ackerman -
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal -
Tracking Cartels: Exploiting Open Sources to Identify Trends Marcus A. Boyd, Samuel D. Henkin -
Turning to Terrorism: Ethnic, Religious, and Extremist Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal -
Two to Tango: Government and Terrorist Group Actions in Colombia Barnett S. Koven -
Understanding and Combating Mass Casualty Terrorism (MCT) Gary Ackerman, Victor Asal -
Understanding Desistance from Terrorism Clark McCauley -
Unifying Approaches to Adversarial Modeling H. Brinton Milward, Ronald Breiger -
United States Extremist Crime Database (ECDB), 1990-2010 Joshua Freilich, Roberta Belli, Steven Chermak -
Updates to the Big, Allied, and Dangerous (BAAD) Dataset Victor Asal -
Updates to the Leadership of the Extreme and Dangerous for Innovative Results (LEADIR) Dataset Gina Scott Ligon -
Validating Models of Adversary Behavior Jun Zhuang -
Weapons Availability and Civil War Onset Barnett S. Koven -
Where the Extremes May Touch: The Potential for Collaboration Between Islamist, Right- and Left-Wing Extremists Gary Ackerman, Jeffrey Bale -
Project Title Sort descending Publication Date Publication Type
Exploring the U.S. Crime-Terror Nexus: Terrorist Networks and Trade Diversion 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
'Designing Danger': Complex Engineering by Violent Non-State Actors: Introduction to the Special Issue 2016-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
"I'm down for a Jihad": How 100 Years of Gang Research can Inform the Study of Terrorism, Radicalization and Extremism 2015-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
“Give Peace a Chance”? Explaining Colombia’s (Failed) Peace Process with the FARC 2016-11-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
A Climate of Terror? Approaches to the Study of Climate Change and Terrorism 2022-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
A Climate of Terror? Climate Change as a Means for Terrorist Exploitation 2022-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
A Climate of Terror? Climate Change as a Potential Ideological Driver of Terrorism 2022-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
A Climate of Terror? Climate Change as an Indirect Contributor to Terrorism 2022-05-20T12:00:00 Research Brief
A Comparison of ISIS Foreign Fighters and Supporters Social Media Posts: An Exploratory Mixed-method Content Analysis 2019-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Preliminary Typology Mapping Pathways of Learning and Innovation by Modern Jihadist Groups 2016-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Reassessment of State-Level Covariates of Militia Groups 2005-04-01T12:00:00 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 Study of Crisis 2000-01-01T12:00:00 Book
A Study on a Sequential One‐Defender‐N‐Attacker Game 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Tale of Two Caliphates 2014-12-01T12:00:00 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
A Test of Sprinzak's Split Delegitimization Theory of the Life Course of Far-Right Organizational Behavior 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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 - Related Terrorism: Violent Incidents and Foiled Plots 2013-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
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
Alliance Hubs: Focal Points in the International Terrorist Landscape 2014-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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
Analyzing Political and Social Regional Stability with Statistics: Challenges and Opportunities 2010-01-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Anatomizing Chemical and Biological Non-State Adversaries 2014-03-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Anger or Ability: Arguing the Causes of Rebellion 2013-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Annex of Statistical Information: Country Reports on Terrorism 2016 2017-07-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Apparent Intended Lethality: Toward a Behavioral Model of Intention to Harm in Single Issue Bombing Campaigns 2010-09-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Application of a Profile Similarity Methodology for Identifying Terrorist Groups That Use or Pursue CBRN Weapons 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
August 2013 Security Threat to Americans Abroad 2013-08-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Autologistic Models for Benchmark Risk or Vulnerability Assessment of Urban Terrorism Outcomes 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Beyond al-Qa'ida 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Big Allied and Dangerous (BAAD) 2013-09-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Big, Allied And Dangerous (BAAD) Fact Sheet 2015-10-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Boko Haram Recent Attacks 2014-05-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Boko Haram: An Assessment of Strengths, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Options 2015-01-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Book Review: Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion 2019-09-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Building a Global Terrorism Database 2006-04-01T12:00:00 Report
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul 2012-08-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul Handout 2012-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Building Terrorism from Social Ties: The Dark Side of Social Capital 2015-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Carrots, Sticks, and Insurgent Targeting of Civilians 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Catch Them Coming and Going: Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters 2016-03-01T12:00:00 START Reports
CBRN Activity and Attacks by Insurgent Organizations 2015-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Characteristics of Communities where American Terrorists, Lived, Planned, and Conducted their Attacks 2011-02-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Check All That Apply: Challenges in Tracking Ideological Movements That Motivate Right-Wing Terrorism 2022-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Choosing to Fight, Choosing to Die: Examining How ISIS Foreign Fighters Select Their Operational Roles 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Citizen Militias 2008-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence 2019-09-01T12:00:00 Book
Climate Change and Security 2022-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Climate Change and Terrorism: A Call to Action 2022-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Climate Change and Terrorism: Key Insights 2022-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Clustering Heterogeneous Semi-structured Social Science Datasets for Security Applications 2018-07-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Common Sense or Gun Control? Political Communication and News Media Framing of Firearm Sale Background Checks after Newtown 2015-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Comparative Analysis of VNSA Complex Engineering Efforts 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Comparative Islamist Perspectives on the Politics of Energy in the Middle East and Beyond 2014-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Comparing Different Sources of Data to Examine Trends of Hate Crime in Absence of Official Registers 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Configuring Legitmacy: A Framework fo Legitimation in Armed Conflict 2014-04-01T12:00:00 Book
Contingency Theory: Evolution from a Public Relations Theory to a Theory of Strategic Conflict Management 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Coping with Uncertainty in Adversarial Risk Analysis 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Correcting the Record: Civilians, Proportionality and the Jus ad Vim 2017-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Countering Myths about Terrorism: Some Lessons Learned from the Global Terrorism Database 2011-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Crime-Terror Alliances and the State: Ethnonationalist and Islamist Challenges to Regional Security 2013-01-01T12:00:00 Book
Crisis managers but not conflict resolvers: Mediating ethnic intrastate conflict in Africa 2013-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Critical Events in the Life Trajectories of Domestic Extremist White Supremacist Groups 2009-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cumulative Disruptions: Interdependency and Commitment Escalation as Mechanisms of Illicit Network Failure 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cyber-Sophistication Assessment Methodology for Public-Facing Terrorist Web Sites 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Days of Rage: Introducing the NAVCO 3.0 Dataset 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Debates among Salafi Muslims about use of violence 2017-05-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Defining and Understanding the Jihadi-Salafi Movement 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Destruction Through Collaboration: How Terrorists Work Together Toward Malevolent Innovation 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Developing An Empirical Understanding of Improvised Explosive Devices: A Social and Behavioral Science Perspective 2009-08-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Discrimination, Genocide, and Politicide 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Divergent Axes of Russian Influence in Colombia and Latin America 2019-09-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Divergent Dimensions of Radicalization Risk: Migration and Violent Extremism in Sabah 2021-12-01T12:00:00 Report
Divergent Dimensions of Radicalization Risk: Migration and Violent Extremism in Sabah, Malaysia 2020-12-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Divergent Paths to Martyrdom and Significance Among Suicide Attackers 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Do 90 Percent of Terrorist Groups Last Less Than a Year? Updating the Conventional Wisdom 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Do Contemporaneous Armed Challenges Affect the Outcomes of Mass Nonviolent Campaigns? 2015-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Does Political Radicalization Depend on Ideology? 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Doing Good while Killing: Why Some Insurgent Groups Provide Community Services 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Dynamic Dimensions of Radicalization and Violent Extremism in Sabah, Malaysia 2021-12-01T12:00:00 Report
Effects and Effectiveness of Law Enforcement Intelligence Measures to Counter Homegrown Terrorism: A Case Study on the Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional (FALN) 2012-07-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Election Anxiety is Driving Erdogan’s Decisions in Syria 2018-02-01T12:00:00 Op-ed
Enemies with Benefits? Violent Rivalry and Terrorist Group Longevity 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Escalation Management in Gray Zone Crises: The Proxy Factor 2022-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Escalation Management in the Gray Zone 2021-12-01T12:00:00 START Reports
ETA Ceasefires by the Numbers 2011-10-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Ethnic Conflict: An Organizational Perspective 2013-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Examining the Relationship between General Social Survey (GSS) Measures and Far-Right Ideological Violence: A County-Level Analysis 2012-04-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Examining the Relationship between the Presence of Hate Groups and the Presence of Violent Far-Right Perpetrators at the County Level 2012-03-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Expectations, Rivalries, and Civil War Duration 2005-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Extended Deterrence Dilemmas in the Grey Zone: Trans-Atlantic Insights on Baltic Security Challenges 2020-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Extremes of asymmetric conflict: terrorism and genocide 2012-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Far-Right and Jihadi Terrorism within the United States: From September 11th to January 6th 2023-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Far-Right Nativism: Its Geopolitical Effects and Its Future in North America and Europe 2022-01-01T12:00:00 Report
Far-right Violence in the United States: 1990-2013 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Fact Sheet
Financial Crime and Material Support Schemes Linked to al-Qa'ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM) in the United States: 1990 to June 2014 2014-12-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Financial Crime and Material Support Schemes Linked to al-Qa'ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM) in the United States: 1990 to June 2014 2014-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Fled or Expelled? Representation of the Israeli–Arab Conflict in U.S. High School History Textbooks 2010-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
For the Love of God: NGOs and Religious Identity in a Violent World 2009-12-01T12:00:00 Book
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 Military Interventions and Suicide Attacks 2015-03-01T12:00:00 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
Gang Membership, Gun Carrying, and Employment: Applying Routine Activities Theory to Explain Violent Victimization Among Inner City, Minority Youth Living in Extreme Poverty 2008-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Global Terrorism and the Deadliest Groups since 2001 2016-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Global Terrorism in 2017 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Global Terrorism in 2018 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Hamas and Suicide Terrorism: Multi-causal and Multi-level Approaches 2011-01-01T12:00:00 Book
Headhunting Among Extremist Organizations: An Empirical Assessment of Talent Spotting 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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
Holy Terror and Mass Killings? Reexamining the Motivations and Methods of Mass Casualty Terrorists 2005-03-01T12:00:00 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
Huachicoleros: Violence in Guanajuato Over Control of Illicit Petroleum 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Human and Social Forces in the Spread of the IED Threat: Innovation, Diffusion and Adaptation 2009-04-01T12:00:00 START Reports
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
Inspire Magazine: A Critical Analysis of its Significance and Potential Impact Through the Lens of the Information, Motivation, and Behavioral Skills Model 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Integrating Conflict Event Data 2018-06-01T12:00:00 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
Intersections of Illicit Trafficking and Counterfeit Parts Workshop 2022-01-01T12:00:00 Report
Introducing the Nonviolent Action in Violent Contexts (NVAVC) dataset 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Introductions to Adversary Behavior: Validating the Models 2016-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Invisible Empire of Hate: Gender Differences in the Ku Klux Klan's Online Justifications for Violence 2018-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Is all Jihad Local? Transnational Contention and Political Violence in Somalia 2013-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Is Antifa a Terrorist Group? 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Is Islamist Terrorism More Dangerous?: An Empirical Study of Group Ideology, Organization, and Goal Structure 2009-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Is the Enemy of My Enemy My Friend? How Terrorist Groups Select Partners 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction 2014-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Jihadist Plots in the United States: Interim Findings Infographic 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Key concepts to understand violent White supremacy 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Killing Range: Explaining Lethality Variance within a Terrorist Organization 2013-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Killing the Messenger: Regime Type as a Determinant of Journalist Killing, 1992-2008 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
L.E.A.D.I.R. Key Findings 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Lethal Brands: How VEOs Build Reputations 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Lethal Combinations: Studying the Structure of Terrorist Networks 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Lethal Connections: The Determinants of Network Connections in the Provisional Irish Republican Army, 1970–1998 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Major Cartel Operational Zones in Mexico 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Making Ends Meet: Combining Organizational Data in Contentious Politics 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Malevolent Innovation: Novelty and Effectiveness in Terror Attacks 2019-04-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Mapping and Deterring Violent Extremist Networks in North-West Africa 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mapping Today's Jihadi Landscape and Threat 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Maritime Insurgency 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Marriage of Convenience: The Evolution of Iran and al-Qa'ida's Tactical Cooperation 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Media Effects Within the Context of Violent Extremism in the Post-9/11 Era 2019-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Media Effects: Do Terrorist Organizations Launch Foreign Attacks in Response to Levels of Press Freedom or Press Attention? 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Media Salience and Frame Changing in the Coverage of Mass Shootings: A Comparison of Ideological and Non-Ideological Attacks 2019-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mediating International Crises 2006-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Modalities of National Sovereignty: Territorial Nationalism versus Islamic Fundamentalism in Muslim-Majority Countries 2014-04-01T12:00:00 Report
Modeling Multi-target Defender-attacker Games with Quantal Response Attack Strategies 2021-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Networks as strategic repertoires: Functional differentiation among Al-Shabaab terror cells 2013-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Networks of Cooperation: Rebel Alliances in Fragmented Civil Wars 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Networks, Power, and the Effects of Legitimacy in Contentious Politics 2020-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Nexus of Global Jihad: Understanding Cooperation Among Terrorist Actors 2017-05-01T12:00:00 Book
Nonviolent Resistance and Prevention of Mass Killings During Popular Uprisings 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Report
North American Strategic Defense in the 21st Century: Security and Sovereignty in an Uncertain World 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Book
Not My Brother’s Keeper: Factional Infighting in Armed Islamist Movements 2019-11-01T12:00:00 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
Online Networks of the Italian and German Extreme Right: An Explorative Study with Social Network Analysis 2009-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Only the Bad Die Young: The Correlates of Organizational Death for Far-Right Extremist Groups 2015-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Options to Facilitate Socio-Political Stability in Syria and Iraq 2016-11-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Overview: Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States-Foreign Fighters (PIRUS-FF) 2016-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Patterns of Fatal Extreme-Right Crime in the United States 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Patterns of Islamic State-Related Terrorism, 2002--2015 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Patterns of Onset and Decline Among Terrorist Organizations 2012-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Patterns of Precursor Behaviors in the Life Span of a U.S. Environmental Terrorist Group 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Patterns of Terrorism in the United States, 1970-2014 2016-05-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Paying It Forward: Sustaining the Transatlantic Relationship with Canada’s Mission in the Baltics 2018-10-01T12:00:00 Report
Peace and Conflict 2008 2007-06-01T12:00:00 Book
Perceptions of the United States and Support for Violence Against America 2006-11-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Peru Conflict Profile 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Phnom Penh during the Cambodian Genocide: A Case of Selective Urbicide 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Political Demography of Conflict in Mali 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Report
Political Exclusion, Oil, and Ethnic Armed Conflict 2014-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Political Explanations 2005-01-01T12:00:00 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
Political Islam: Untangling the Conceptual Muddle 2007-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Politically motivated violent extremism 2012-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Postmemory and the Geographies of Violence at Kraing Ta Chan, Cambodia 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Preventing Mass Atrocities: Policies and Practices 2018-09-01T12:00:00 Book
Private Militaries and the Security Industry in Civil Wars: Competition and Market Accountability 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Book
Private Military & Security Companies, Conflict Complexity, and Peace Duration: An Empirical Analysis 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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
Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT‐US): Data Collection and Descriptive Analysis 2011-09-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States: Research Highlight 2014-07-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Protestors, Terrorists or Something Else? How to Think about Dissident Groups 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Putting Terrorism in Context: Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database (Contemporary Terrorism Studies) 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Book
Putting the “ O ” in VEOs: What makes an organization? 2013-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Quest for Significance and Violent Extremism: The Case of Domestic Radicalization 2016-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win 2017-05-01T12:00:00 Book
Recruitment and Radicalization among U.S. Far-Right Terrorists 2016-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Recruitment and Selection in Violent Extremist Organizations: Exploring What Industrial and Organizational Psychology Might Contribute 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Regime Type and Terrorist Attacks 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Religion and Politics in the Developing World: Explosive Interactions 2002-07-01T12:00:00 Book
Responding to Gray Zone Conflict: Countering Russia in the Donbas and Beyond 2021-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Rethinking Transnational Terrorism: An Integrated Approach 2020-02-01T12:00:00 Report
Rethinking Violence: States and Non-State Actors in Conflict 2010-08-01T12:00:00 Book
Revolution for Breakfast: Intersections of Activism, Service, and Violence in the Black Panther Party’s Community Service Programs 2013-12-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Rivalries and Crisis Bargaining 2021-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World 2018-09-01T12:00:00 Book
Russian Aggression in Ukraine: Is There a Solution? 2016-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Say Terrorist, Think Insurgent: Labeling and Analyzing Contemporary Terrorist Actors 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Secure in their Beliefs: Personal Security, the Quest for Personal Significance, and the Psychology of Extremism 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Service-Seeking Behavior, Perceptions of Armed Actors, and Preferences Regarding Governance: Evidence from the Palestinian Territories 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Simultaneous Attacks by Terrorist Organisations 2013-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Spotting the Threat 2014-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Stand Down: A Journal of Applied Communication Research Forum on Extremism and White Nationalism in the United States Military 2022-11-02T12:00:00 Journal Article
START Symposium 2015: Extremist Organizations Panel 2015-10-01T12:00:00 Presentation
Statistical Analysis of Event Data Concerning Boko Haram in Nigeria (2009-2013) 2015-01-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Sub-state Actors' Threats to International Security: Religious Extremists and Terrorist Groups 2019-03-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Suicide Attack at Moscow Airport 2011-01-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Suicide Attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan 2011-06-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Suicide Bombers in Iraq, 2003-2010: Disaggregating Targets Can Reveal Insurgent Motives and Priorities 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
System, State, or Individual: Gaming Levels of Analysis in International Relations 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Temporal Sequencing, Incident Sophistication, and Terrorist Outcomes 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Terrorism as Transnational Advocacy: An Organizational and Tactical Examination 2007-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorism in Belgium and Western Europe; Attacks against Transportation Targets; Coordinated Terrorist Attacks 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Terrorism Studies: A Reader 2010-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Terrorist Attacks on Educational Institutions 2014-12-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Terrorist Attacks Targeting Critical Infrastructure in the United States, 1970-2015 2016-06-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Terrorist Group Cooperation and Longevity 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorist Group Rivalries and Alliances: Testing Competing Explanations 2019-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorist Group Survival as a Measure of Effectiveness 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Terrorist Propaganda After the Islamic State: Learning, Emulation, and Imitation 2019-12-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Challenges of Conflict Management: A Case Study of Sri Lanka 2006-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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 Differential Risk of Retaliation by Relational Distance: A More General Model of Violent Victimization 2005-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Effects of Rivalry on Rivalry: Confrontations and the Strategic Management of Threats 2014-01-01T12:00:00 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 Future of Terrorism Research: A Review Essay 2014-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Jihadi Industry: Assessing the Organizational, Leadership, and Cyber Profiles 2017-07-01T12:00:00 START Reports
The Medium is Terrorism: Transformation of the About to Die Trope in Dabiq 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Organization and Leadership of Violence 2013-08-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
The Organizational Dynamics of Far-Right Hate Groups in the United States: Comparing Violent to Non-Violent Organizations 2011-12-01T12:00:00 START Reports
The Organizational Dynamics of Far-Right Hate Groups in the United States: Comparing Violent to Nonviolent Organizations 2013-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Paradox of the Heavy-handed Insurgent: Public Support for the Taliban Among Afghan Pashtuns. 2022-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Pits: Violence in Michoacán Over Control of Avocado Trade 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
The Place of Race in Conservative and Far-Right Movements 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Development of Mortars 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Psychology of Terrorism 2001-10-01T12:00:00 Op-ed
The Puzzle of Nonviolence in Western Sahara 2016-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Reason We Don't Know 2012-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Relationship Between Hate Groups and Far-Right Ideological Violence 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Rise and Fall of Terrorism 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Role of Entitativity in Perpetuating Cycles of Violence 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Role of Group Processes in Terrorism 2012-08-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Russian Interventions in South Ossetia and Crimea Compared: Military Performance, Legitimacy and Goals 2014-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Softest of Targets: A Study on Terrorist Target Selection 2009-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The State of Al-Qaeda its Affiliates, and Associated Groups: Views from Outside Experts 2014-02-01T12:00:00 Congressional Testimony
The Strategic Logic of Terrorism 2017-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Structure of Success: How the Internal Distribution of Power Drives Armed Group Behavior and National Movement Effectiveness 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Transnational Security Threat from D-Company 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The True Meaning of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism 2017-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations in the Middle East 2007-02-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
The Violent Rise of Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Threat, Dehumanization, and Support for Aggressive Retaliatory Policies in Asymmetric Conflict 2008-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Threat, Emboldenment, or Both? The Effects of Political Power on Violent Hate Crimes 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
To the Fringe and Back: Violent Extremism and the Psychology of Deviance 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
TOC as a Growing Threat to Regional, Global Security 2022-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Towards Global Jihadism: Al-Qaeda's Strategic, Ideological and Structural Adaptations since 9/11 2012-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Tracking Cartels: Exploiting Open Sources to Identify Trends 2019-11-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Transcending Organization: Individuals and “The Islamic State” 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Transnational Islamist Networks: Western Fighters in Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria 2013-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Trends in Israeli policing: terrorism, community, victimization and crime control 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Trends of Anashid Usage in Da‘esh Video Messaging and Implications for Identifying Terrorist Audio and Video 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Twenty-Five Years of Ideological Homicide Victimization in the United States of America 2016-03-01T12:00:00 START Reports
U.S. Polls: Public Opinion and Right‐Wing Extremism 2010-04-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters in the Eastern Front: Ideas, Political-Social Norms and Emotions as Mobilization Mechanisms 2016-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Under What Conditions Does Ethnic Conflict Result in Armed Violence? 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Understanding Law Enforcement Intelligence Processes 2014-07-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning: Al-Qaeda and Beyond 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Book
Understanding the Micro-Situational Dynamics of White Supremacist Violence in the United States 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Unholy Alliances: Evidence on Linkages between Trans-State Terrorism and Crime Networks: The Case of Bosnia 2010-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
VEO Level Decision Making 2015-05-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Victims of Ideological Homicides, 1990-2014 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Violence and the Dialectics of Landscape: Memorialization in Cambodia 2014-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Violence Perpetrated by Supporters of Al-Qa’ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM): Fatal Attacks and Violent Plots in the United States 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Violence Perpetrated by Supporters of Al-Qa’ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM): Fatal Attacks and Violent Plots in the United States 2014-06-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Violent Democracies in Latin America 2010-03-01T12:00:00 Book
Violent Non-State Actors and the Kashmir Conflict 2019-09-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Voting in the Shadow of Violence: Electoral Politics and Conflict in Peru 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
War Crimes in Ukraine: In Search of a Response 2022-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Web of Links: Rival Connections and Strategic Accommodation in Response to Threats 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
What Explains Ethnic Organizational Violence? Evidence from Eastern Europe and Russia 2015-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
What is a terrorist group? Conceptual issues and empirical implications 2014-02-01T12:00:00 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
Who Is More Violent in Extremist Groups? A Comparison of Leaders and Followers 2019-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict 2008-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Why Do Some Organizations Kill While Others Do Not: An Examination of Middle Eastern Operations 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Why Not Kill Them All? The Logic and Prevention of Mass Political Murder 2006-08-01T12:00:00 Book
Why the United States is Targeted by Terrorism 2010-10-01T12:00:00 Conference Paper
With Friends Like These…Why Terrorist Organizations Ally 2016-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Women Too: Explaining Gender Ideologies of Ethnopolitical Organizations 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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***Background Info: Moscow Subway Bombing***
***Background on Terrorism and Public Opinion in Indonesia***
***Terrorist Attacks on Religious Figures, Religious Institutions, and Military Targets***
**Background Information: Far-Right Attacks on U.S. Law Enforcement **
**Far-Right Attacks on U.S. Law Enforcement and Security Guards**
**START Releases 2010 Update to the Global Terrorism Database**
2011-2012 Background Report Undergraduate Terrorism Analysis Training (UTAT) Program Application Deadline Extended
A closer look at the 2,600 terrorist attacks in US, 1970-2012
A Discussion with Dr. Matthew Levitt, Author of Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God
A grassroots approach to tackling violent extremism
A Tale of Two Caliphates
Al-Qaida's fatal terrorism under Osama bin Laden
Al-Shabaab Attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya
Application information for START 2006-07 Fellowships now available
AQAM’s fatal attacks and violent plots in the US
Background Information on Terrorism in India
Background Report: Boko Haram Recent Attacks
Braniff presents "Conceptual Frameworks for Understanding Global Jihadism"
CALCE and START co-host Intersections of Illicit Trafficking and Counterfeit Parts Workshop
Conciliatory counterterrorism strategies could limit terrorist groups’ lethality
Dagher discusses ISIL in Iraq and new public opinion data
Database spotlight: Big Allied and Dangerous (BAAD)
Database spotlight: Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT-US)
Designing Danger: Complex Engineering by Violent Non-State Actors
Despite fewer attacks in Western world, global terrorism increasing
Developing algorithms to thwart terrorism
DHS renews support for the Integrated U.S. Security Database (IUSSD)
Discussion Point: Beyond al-Qa'ida
Discussion Point: Counterterrorism Strategies and Democracy: Lessons for the US from the (Unfortunate) Example of Turkey
Discussion Point: Introducing 'Political Resilience'
Discussion Point: The Dog that Doesn't Bark
Discussion Point: The Prospective Military Power of Al Qaeda Affiliated Groups in the Syrian Conflict
Discussion Point: The State of Al-Qaida, its Affiliates and Associated Groups
Discussion Point: Transcending Organization: Individuals and “The Islamic State”
Egle Murauskaite appears on virtual panel on military mobility in Europe
Fahey discusses political instability, state capacity and terrorism
Fall 2009 START Bulletin Now Available
Financial crimes perpetrated by far-right extremists
First-of-its-kind index ranks countries for impact of terrorism
Foreign Policy names Erica Chenoweth a top global thinker
Formalization within a terrorist group increases capacity for lethal violence
FTO Designation: Boko Haram and Ansaru
Global Terrorism Database Data Files Now Available through Terrorism and Preparedness Data Resource Center
Global Terrorism Database now Available Online
GRU team gives virtual talk on cartels for National Security Forum
GTD Data Now Downloadable
GTD project shapes career goal for START intern
Have you seen it yet? START Research Review
Hegghammer explains variation in western jihadists
Hybrid organizations have greater motivational and operations ability for RN trafficking
ICONS team releases report on escalation management in gray zone international crises
Infographic series explores cartel operations in Mexico
Intern team authors peer-reviewed journal article on Hamas
Internships at START Available for Spring 2010
ISIL in Libya: A Bayesian Approach to Mapping At-Risk Regions
Leading terrorism expert discusses mobilization of women into terrorist networks
Masculine honor ideology shapes responses to terrorism
New brief analyzes terrorist groups in the United States
New data reveals al-Qaida-linked groups among most active terrorist groups in the world
New Dataset on Ethnically Based Organizations Released
New editor will take on post for START-Oxford University Press book series
New Fall 2008 UMD Course: Innovation and Terrorist Tactics
New Modern War Institute article series focuses on cyber and influence operations
New project explores the relationship between belief and action of terrorist groups
New report examines relationship between county characteristics and incidents of terrorism
New report explores steps required to succeed in negotiations with the Afghan Taliban
New Report Highlights the Challenges of Tracking Terrorism Events: GTD Indicates Global Terrorism Fatalities Up, Not Down
New Research Brief Released: The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations in the Middle East
New START model forecasts the flow of foreign fighters
New START Project to Focus on Extremist Violence in U.S. Counties
New study compares ideologically motivated homicides in United States
New study evaluates English-language jihadist magazine
New study examines FARC’s development of narco-submarines
New study examines terrorism in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand
New, Updated Data on Global Terrorist Activity Now Available
Now Hiring: Faculty Researcher/Post-Doc
Now Hiring: Global Terrorism Database Research Assistant
Position Opening: Special Projects Program Manager
Preliminary findings on Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the US
Press Release: START Panel Addresses Key Questions in Terrorism
Rassler delves into the intricacies of the Haqqani Nexus
Research Highlight: Al-Qa'ida-Related Terrorism - Violent Incidents and Foiled Plots
Research identifies most likely non-state chem-bio threats
Research Roundtable features expert on policing terrorism
Research Roundtable details the patterns of terrorism worldwide
Researcher Spotlight: Amy Pate
Researcher Spotlight: Bob Lamb
Researcher Spotlight: Nil Satana
Researchers identify characteristics of groups poised for violence
Response to mischaracterization of the Hot Spots Report
Return of the intern
Secretary Ridge announces creation of terrorism center
Significant Terrorism Events in the News -- Nov. 1-20
Sovereign citizen movement perceived as top terrorist threat
START Announces 2011-2012 Terrorism Research Award Participants
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
START Annual Meeting focuses on maximizing relevance of research
START Assesses Impact of 9/11
START Background Report: Al-Shabaab Attack on Garrissa University
START Center Earns Background Report-Year Renewal from DHS
START Director Gary LaFree in Perspectives on Terrorism -- Free Online Access
START director to lecture on contrasting nature of terrorism
START Featured in DHS S&T Snapshots
START honors International GIS Day teaching about Mali conflict
START Hosts DHS Faculty/Student Research Teams
START hosts virtual book talk on “Insurgent Terrorism”
START Intern Profiles: July
START investigator and former TRA recipient publish book on the mobilization of right-wing extremism
START Investigators Participate in 2011 American Sociological Association Annual Conference
START investigators present research at national conference
START launches new tool for counterterrorism community
START Newsletter: US beliefs before, after Boston bombings; Terrorist targeting of civilians; Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis
START Newsletter: Violent hate crimes and lone-actor terrorism; Cultural values and terrorism; Al-Shabaab
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 awarded top paper
START researcher to publish book on suicide bombings
START Researchers Featured in Journal of Homeland Security
START researchers present on the impact of climate change on terrorism
START responds to White House report on preventing violent extremism
START Response to Death of bin Laden
START seeking 2014 Outstanding Article Award nominations
START Students Awarded Prizes in Poster Contest
START students take advantage of exclusive CIA opportunity
START to offer Massive Open Online Course
START welcomes visiting scholar
START, CINA and CAOE develop search tool for combatting cartels in Mexico and the Northern Triangle
START's Clark McCauley to Serve as Editor of New Journal on Asymmetric Conflict
START's Mansoor Moaddel publishes findings from Iraq values surveys
START's training events help others understand terrorism
State Department contracts START to provide terrorism data and analysis
Student researches ties between terrorism and the Olympics
Summer 2009 START Bulletin Now Available
Summer 2011 Research Opportunities: CoMET
Summer and Fall Internship Opportunities with START and the GTD
Summer Opportunities for Undergrads at UMD
Terrorism expert discusses new research during START Seminar
Terrorist Organization Profile Information now Available through START
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
Threats of violent Islamist and far-right extremism: What does the research say?
Trends in terrorism in the U.S.: New report analyzes terrorist attack data 1970-2011
UMD Report: Conspiracy theories fueled more terror attacks in 2020
Understanding conflict management in India
Violent extremism in the U.S.
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person-default Alexandra Williams Junior Researcher University of Maryland
person-default Amanda Quinn Faculty Research Assistant, GTD University of Maryland
Amy landiorio Amy Iandiorio Researcher, GTD University of Maryland
Amy Pate Amy Pate START Executive Director and Research Director University of Maryland
anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux Associate Professor of Communication and Lead Researcher of the Transcultural Conflict and Violence Program Georgia State University
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
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 Devin Ellis Researcher, ARLIS University of Maryland
elena akers Elena Akers Researcher/Junior Data Collection Manager, START University of Maryland
Elizabeth Elizabeth Radziszewski Associate Research Scientist, START University of Maryland
Miller Erin Erin Miller GTD Program Manager, START University of Maryland
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman Associate Professor, SUNY Albany University at Albany, State University of New York
Lafee Gary LaFree Founding Director, START
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Maryland
Gina_Ligon Gina Scott Ligon Director of National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE); Jack and Stephanie Koraleski Professor of Collaboration Science, UNO University of Nebraska Omaha
Tinsley_Herbert Herbert Tinsley Analyst, Government Accountability Office
Jeff Jeff Gruenewald Associate Professor and Director of the Terrorism Research Center, University of Arkansas University of Arkansas
Sawyer John John Sawyer Director of Strategic Corporate Research Relationships University of Maryland
Oudin Joseph Oudin Data Collection Manager
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Researcher, START
University of Maryland
Joshua Freilich Joshua Freilich Professor John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Lindquist Katy Lindquist Principal Research Scientist, NSI Inc.
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
Boyd_Marcus Marcus A. Boyd Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Director, START
Director of Graduate Studies, START
University of Maryland
Margaret Margaret Hayden Researcher, GTD University of Maryland
Crenshaw Martha Martha Crenshaw Researcher, Political Science/International Relations Stanford University
person-default Megan Rutter Junior Researcher, START University of Maryland
Jacome_Michlle Michelle Jacome Operations Officer on International Finance Cooperation at the World Bank
person-default Peter Simi Associate Professor, Chapman University
Director, Earl Babbie Research Center
Chapman University
R. Karl Rethemeyer R. Karl Rethemeyer Associate Professor of Public Administration & Policy University at Albany, State University of New York
Robert lamb Robert D. Lamb ICONS Director and Associate Research Scientist University of Maryland
Salma_Bouziani Salma Bouziani Project Manager/Researcher, START University of Maryland
henkin Samuel D. Henkin Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Researcher, START University of Maryland
Sean doody Sean Doody Senior Researcher, START University of Maryland
person-default Sheehan Kane Researcher/Data Collection Manager, START University of Maryland
Guarrieri Thomas Guarrieri Director of Undergraduate Studies
Assistant Research Scientist, Unconventional Weapons &
Technology (UWT) Division, START
University of Maryland
Tyler yates Tyler Yates Researcher, Global Terrorism Database (GTD) 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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A Climate of Terror: Approaches to the Study of Climate Change and Terrorism
Al-Qa'ida Transcript Coding Project
An Assessment of Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (Boko Haram): Strengths, Vulnerabilities and Policy Options
Anatomizing Radiological and Nuclear Non-State Adversaries
Assessing Success and Failure in Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Development of Metrics on the Global War on Terror and the Global Jihad
Bargaining on and off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban
BAAD Big Allied and Dangerous (BAAD) Database 1 - Lethality Data, 1998-2005 Go
Big, Allied, Dangerous, and Charitable?
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Climate Change and Terrorism: A Call to Action
Community-oriented Policing and Community Engagement in Benin
Comparing Failed, Foiled, Completed and Successful Terrorist Attacks
Computational Modeling of Grievances and Political Instability Through Global Media
Countering the Inhumane: Modeling Probable Pathways for Human Trafficking Along the U.S.- Mexico Border
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure (CT NEADS)
Country Reports on Terrorism - Statistical Annex
Dealing with the Devil: When Bargaining with Terrorists Works
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency SIGMA+
Developing a Typology of Terrorism Involvement: A Basis for Sentencing, Management, Risk Reduction, Release & Monitoring of Terrorist Offenders
Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia
Dissuading Adversaries and their Radiological/Nuclear Pathways: Integrating Deterrence Theory and Analytics in the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture (GNDA)
Distinctive Characteristics of Terrorist Groups
Divergent Dimensions of Radicalization Risk: Migration and Violent Extremism in Sabah
Dynamics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism Campaigns
Empirical Analysis of IED Attacks
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR)
Geospatial and Temporal Patterns of US Terrorism
Global Terrorism Database (GTD)
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Acceleration
Guerilla Insurgency: The Springboard to Terrorism?
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam
Homegrown Radicalization and the Role of Social Networks and Social Inclusiveness in the United States
Ideologies and Motivations of Terrorist Organizations
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence
Key Dimensions in Understanding Terrorist Bomb Attacks
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad
Massive Online Open Course: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat
Militant Islamist Networks in the West
MAROB Minorities at Risk Organizational Behavior (MAROB) Middle East, 1980-2004 Go
Minorities at Risk Related Projects
Modeling Risk of Future Terrorist Attacks
Modeling Terrorism Onset and Intensity Dynamics Using the GTD
More Bang for the Buck?: Examining the Effect of Technological Change on Terrorist Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction
Open-Source Geospatial Analysis of Criminal Activity
Organizational Determinants of Violence and Performance
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
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism
Patterns of U.S. Extremist Crime
PPT-US Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT-US) Go
Program to Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks
Radicalization Clusters? Geographic Concentrations of Violent Extremism and Terrorism in the United States
Radicalizing the Poor: Understanding the Influence of Service Provision on Popular Support for and Participation in Violent Political Groups
Replication Data for: "Crime, Conflict and the Legitimacy Tradeoff: Explaining Variation in Insurgents' Participation in Crime" Go
Shadows of Violence: Empirical Assessments of Threats, Coercion and Gray Zones
Social Network Analysis for Combating Terrorist Networks
START-Oxford University Press Book Series
Terrorism and Targeted Violence in the United States
Terrorism and Violence in Colombia
Terrorist and Extremist Organizations (TEO) Database
Terrorist Attacks on the Homeland
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence
Terrorist Groups and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Terrorist Strategies and Tactics: When Do Terrorists Decide to Attack the US?
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The Ecology of Terrorist Organizations
The Role of the Media in the Recruitment of Terrorists: Mass Communication and the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Muslims in Indonesia
The Social Determinants of Terrorist Organizations' Resilience in Latin America
The Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Database
The Threat of Pakistani Criminal Organizations: Assessing the Potential for Involvement in Radiological/Nuclear Smuggling, Collaboration with Terrorist Groups and the Potential to Destabilize the Pakistani State
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations
Tracking Cartels: Exploiting Open Sources to Identify Trends
Turning to Terrorism: Ethnic, Religious, and Extremist Organizations
Two to Tango: Government and Terrorist Group Actions in Colombia
Understanding and Combating Mass Casualty Terrorism (MCT)
Understanding Desistance from Terrorism
Unifying Approaches to Adversarial Modeling
United States Extremist Crime Database (ECDB), 1990-2010
Updates to the Big, Allied, and Dangerous (BAAD) Dataset
Updates to the Leadership of the Extreme and Dangerous for Innovative Results (LEADIR) Dataset
Validating Models of Adversary Behavior
Weapons Availability and Civil War Onset
Where the Extremes May Touch: The Potential for Collaboration Between Islamist, Right- and Left-Wing Extremists