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Publication Title Publication Datesort ascending START Authors Type Research Areas Regions
To the Fringe and Back: Violent Extremism and the Psychology of Deviance April 2017 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements Global
Psychology of Terrorism: Introduction to the Special Issue April 2017 Horgan, John Journal Article Terrorism and Society Global
Geotargeted Alerts and Warnings March 2017 Wood, Michele Book Chapter Risk Communication Global
Studying Terrorism Empirically: What We Know About What We Don’t Know March 2017 Safer-Lichtenstein, Aaron ; LaFree, Gary Journal Article Terrorism and Society Global
A genosonic analysis of ISIL and US counter-extremism video messages March 2017 Bean, Hamilton Journal Article Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
Expert Views on Biological Threat Characterization for the U.S. Government: A Delphi Study March 2017 Ackerman, Gary Journal Article Chemical and Biological Threats North America
Deterrence and Risk Preferences in Sequential Attacker–Defender Games with Continuous Efforts March 2017 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article Counterterrorism Global
Lone Wolf Terrorists: What Motivates Them? March 2017 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior Global
Caliphate in Decline: An Estimate of Islamic State's Financial Fortunes March 2017 Neumann, Peter Report Terrorism and Society Middle East and North Africa
Know Thy Enemy: Education About Terrorism Improves Social Attitudes Toward Terrorists March 2017 Krause, Peter Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Counterterrorism North America
Gray Zone Crises in MENA and Eastern Europe March 2017 Ellis, Devin; Murauskaite, Egle; Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Capps, Ron Research Brief Crime and Terrorism Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa
Islamic Politics, Muslim States, and Counterterrorism Tensions March 2017 Book Counterterrorism Middle East and North Africa
Social Network Analysis of German Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq February 2017 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article Middle East and North Africa, Western Europe
Origin-group differences in the 2007 and 2011 Pew Polls of U.S. Muslims: Reactions to the War on Terrorism February 2017 McCauley, Clark Report Terrorism and Society North America
Jihadist Plots in the United States: Interim Findings Infographic February 2017 Dahl, Erik; Wilson, Margaret; Crenshaw, Martha Research Brief Violent Groups and Movements North America
Islamist and Far-Right Homicides in the United States: Infographic February 2017 Gruenewald, Jeff; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William Research Brief North America
New Framework That Uses Patterns and Relations to Understand Terrorist Behaviors February 2017 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article Counterterrorism North America
Understanding the Adoption Process of National Security Technology: An Integration of Diffusion of Innovations and Volitional Behavior Theories February 2017 Liu, Brooke; Smith, Daniel; Ackerman, Gary; Roberts, Holly; Iles, Irina A.; Egnoto, Michael Journal Article Radiological and Nuclear Threats North America
Preventing Violent Extremism through Government and Community Partnerships January 2017 Szmania, Susan Book Chapter Countering Violent Extremism North America
The Terrorists' Planning Cycle: Patterns of Pre-incident Behaviors January 2017 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Roberts, Paxton Book Chapter Terrorism and Society North America
Ethical Conduct of Research in the Aftermath of Mass Shootings January 2017 Pfefferbaum, Betty Book Chapter Terrorism and Society Global
Bringing Criminology into the Study of Terrorism January 2017 LaFree, Gary; Freilich, Joshua Book Chapter Crime and Terrorism North America
The Psychology of Terrorism January 2017 Kruglanski, Arie Book Chapter Counterterrorism Global
Violent Extremism, Community-Based Violence Prevention, and Mental Health Professionals January 2017 Weine, Stevan Journal Article Countering Violent Extremism North America
Financial Terror: Financial Crime Schemes Involving Extremists Linked to the American Far Right and al-Qaida and Affiliated Movements January 2017 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Book Chapter Counterterrorism North America


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