Criminologist Adam Lankford has found that mass shooters and suicide bombers are looking for fame. In an interview with JR, he asks journalists not to honor them, not to publish their names and pictures.
2015 roundup of academic research and scholarly literature that looks at the challenges that criminal prosecutors in the U.S. and aboard face in determining appropriate prison sentences for those convicted of participating in terrorism-related activities.
2015 study published in
Oxford Economic Papers showing how industrial growth in particular has a significant association with levels of terrorist activity.
2015 review of research related to Muslims in France, and the terrorist attacks on the French satirical news outlet
Charlie Hebdo and a chemical plant near Lyon.
2015 review of papers and scholarship on the interplay between the U.S. Congress and presidents with respect to the use of military force and areas of Constitutional tension.
2015 review of research and data that speak to issues of hate crimes motivated by bias, with a focus on definitional issues in the United States and patterns abroad.
One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, we round up a selection of research-based papers and reports that, cumulatively, help consolidate the “lessons learned."
2015 roundup of research relevant to the debate over extremists' usage of social media channels to deliver propaganda and efforts to deal with threats and incitement online.
Data and research published in
American Political Science Review relating to the period 1990-2010, when the West saw an estimated 1,000 persons become Islamist foreign fighters.
2014 review of scholarship that helps provide perspective on the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria, including the rise of the jihadist Sunni group al-Sham.