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Central and Eastern Europe


Central and Eastern Europe

Project Title Investigators Project Period
International and Regional Architecture Reports Brandon Behlendorf, Emily Iarocci, Gary Ackerman, Steve Sin May, 2012 to September, 2015
Organized and/or Transnational Crime/Drug Cartel Nexus with Illicit Radiological/Nuclear Trade, Smuggling and/or Terrorism in Europe and North, Sahelian and West Africa Amy Pate, John Sawyer, Marcus A. Boyd, Steve Sin September, 2013 to March, 2015
Turning to Terrorism: Ethnic, Religious, and Extremist Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal June, 2008 to December, 2011
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad Mohammed Hafez June, 2008 to May, 2011
Understanding Desistance from Terrorism Clark McCauley May, 2005 to May, 2009
Project Title Publication Date START Authors Publication Type
Book Reviews - Marc Sageman. Turning to Political Violence: The Emergence of Terrorism August 2017 Schmid, Alex Book Review
Catch Them Coming and Going: Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters March 2016 House, Joshua; Boyd, Marcus Report
Counter-terrorism Strategies in the Balkans: Risk Assessment of the Regional Conflict Potential and Recommendable Counter-terrorism Policies June 2008 Mincheva, Lyubov Book Chapter
Criminal Pasts, Terrorist Futures: European Jihadists and the New Crime-Terror Nexus December 2016 Neumann, Peter Journal Article
Europe's Jihadist Dilemma July 2006 Neumann, Peter Journal Article
European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet November 2012 Caiani, Manuela Book
Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us January 2011 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Book
From the Caucasus to Boston and Beyond April 2013 Discussion Point
Gray Zone Crises in MENA and Eastern Europe March 2017 Ellis, Devin; Murauskaite, Egle; Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Capps, Ron Research Brief
Nuclear Smuggling and Threats to Lithuanian Security December 2016 Murauskaite, Egle Journal Article
Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters April 2016 House, Joshua; Boyd, Marcus Research Brief
Quantifying Gray Zone Conflict: (De-)escalatory Trends in Gray Zone Conflicts in Colombia, Libya and Ukraine June 2017 Koven, Barnett S.; Sin, Steve Report
Shifting Eastern Mediterranean Alliances March 2016 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Terrorism and the North Caucasus: An Overview April 2013 Johns, Mila Background Report
Terrorism and the Olympics: Sochi, Russia 2014 January 2014 Miller, Erin Background Report
The Emerging Red-Green Alliance: Where Political Islam Meets the Radical Left March 2013 McCauley, Clark; Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
The Influence of Nationalism on Russian Security Policy: The Logics of (Dis)-Order and Terrorism in the Shift from Nation-State to Nation-Civilization October 2015 Stevenson, John Report
The Russian Interventions in South Ossetia and Crimea Compared: Military Performance, Legitimacy and Goals September 2014 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters in the Eastern Front: Ideas, Political-Social Norms and Emotions as Mobilization Mechanisms February 2016 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Unholy Alliances: Evidence on Linkages between Trans-State Terrorism and Crime Networks: The Case of Bosnia June 2010 Mincheva, Lyubov Book Chapter
What Explains Ethnic Organizational Violence? Evidence from Eastern Europe and Russia November 2015 Phillips, Brian; Asal, Victor Journal Article
When Will Russia Use Force in Support of Foreign Policy Objectives? Comparative Evidence from the Ukrainian (2014) and Georgia (2008) Crises February 2016 Stevenson, John Report
Image Title Job Title Institution
Brandon Behlendorf Brandon Behlendorf

Assistant Director for Research Development/Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Daniella Fridl Daniella Fridl

Former Assistant Research Director, START

University of Maryland
Egle Murauskaite Egle Murauskaite

Non-resident Fellow, ICONS Project, START

University of Maryland
Emmanuel Karagiannis Emmanuel Karagiannis

Senior Lecturer of International Relations

King's College
Karina Panyan

Research Assistant, Global Terrorism Database (GTD), START

University of Maryland
Lyubov Mincheva

Associate Professor

University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Peter Weinberger Peter Weinberger

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Ryan King Ryan D. King

Associate Professor of Criminology

The Ohio State University
Shawn Flanigan Shawn Flanigan

Associate Professor of Public Administration

San Diego State University
Victor Asal

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration

University at Albany, State University of New York
Will Kammerer William Kammerer

Researcher, START

University of Maryland

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