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Countering myths about terrorism: Some lessons learned from the Global Terrorism Database- Introduction


Countering myths about terrorism: Some lessons learned from the Global Terrorism Database- Introduction

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There is a central irony in our approach to global terrorism: while effective policy against terrorism depends especially on hard data and objective analysis, the study of terrorism has lagged behind many other fields in the social and behavioral sciences.

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LaFree, Gary. 2009. Countering myths about terrorism: Some lessons learned from the Global Terrorism Database.  In What Do We Expect from Our Government?  American University, School of Public Affairs, 75th Anniversary Publication. 

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Gary LaFree
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