counterterrorism

Myth Busting: Robert Pape on ISIS, Suicide Terrorism, and US Foreign Policy

This piece, first published on May 5, 2015, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review’s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

Terrorism Blown out of Proportion? Daniel Benjamin assesses the threat

Daniel Benjamin, former advisor to both President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Clinton on counterterrorism discusses progress in counterterrorism efforts and the changing nature of terrorist threats, from major networks like al Qaeda to “self-starter” terrorists today

Back to the Future: A Duke historian’s take on modern terrorism

Duke University professor Dr. Martin Miller discusses important historical trends in terrorism, root causes, and how we should think about breaking the cycle.

Myth Busting: Robert Pape on ISIS, suicide terrorism, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Robert Pape, Director of the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism and University of Chicago political scientist, dispels myths about ISIS and suicide terrorism and discusses the potential power of grassroots efforts to influence foreign policy.

Droning to Win: How the UAV Wars Began

Computer scientists investigate Unmanned Aerial Vehicle vulnerability to third-party hacking, showing that commercial drone use is likely to be heavily regulated.

The Billion Dollar Question: Are Counter-Terrorism Efforts Effective?

A review of counter-terrorism evaluation research raises critical questions about lack of evidence for costly programs and strategies.

Collaboration and Competition in Counterterrorism

Nations that claim to cooperate on counterterrorism may in fact be competing for safety.