Terrorism, Insurgency and Homeland Security
CISAC researchers are engaged in scholarship dedicated to exploring the nature and organizational structure of international terrorist organizations, and how best to prevent, mitigate, or counter violence committed by non-state actors.
Martha Crenshaw outlines how every president since Jimmy Carter has had their foreign policy legacy tarnished by terrorism. Crenshaw explains that the challenge is in forming a consistent and logical counterterrorism policy, one that goes beyond ad-hoc responses to individual events. Read more »