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Foreign Fighters


Foreign Fighters

Project Title Investigators Project Period
Anti-Terrorism Assistance Programs William Braniff June, 2016 to May, 2017
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) Michael Jensen, Gary LaFree January, 2013 to December, 2016
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad Mohammed Hafez June, 2008 to May, 2011
Project Title Publication Date START Authors Publication Type
Catch Them Coming and Going: Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters March 2016 Woods, Brady; House, Joshua; Boyd, Marcus A. Report
Foreign (Terrorist) Fighter Estimates: Conceptual and Data Issues October 2015 Schmid, Alex Report
Nexus of Global Jihad: Understanding Cooperation Among Terrorist Actors May 2017 Moghadam, Assaf Book
Overview: Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States-Foreign Fighters (PIRUS-FF) April 2016 Tinsley, Herbert; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Research Brief
Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters April 2016 House, Joshua; Boyd, Marcus A. Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States-Foreign Fighters: Infographics October 2017 Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Research Brief
Social Network Analysis of German Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq February 2017 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
Swedish Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq: An Analysis of Open-Source Intelligence and Statistical Data June 2017 Ranstorp, Magnus Report
Transnational Jihadism & Civil Wars September 2017 Crenshaw, Martha Journal Article
Understanding the Threat: What Data Tell Us about U.S. Foreign Fighters September 2015 Tinsley, Herbert; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Research Brief
Western Muslims Volunteering to fight in Syria and Iraq: Why do they go, and what should we do? July 2015 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article

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