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Suicide Attacks


Suicide Attacks

Project Title Investigators Project Period
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence Risa Brooks July, 2012 to December, 2013
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World Clark McCauley, Mansoor Moaddel, Mohammed Hafez May, 2005 to May, 2009
Project Title Publication Date START Authors Publication Type
A New Age of Terror? Older Fighters in the Caliphate May 2017 Horgan, John Journal Article
Adolescents discuss their reactions to the September 11 attacks January 2006 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Conducting Terrorism Fieldwork on a Shoe-String Budget: Researching Suicide Terrorism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict February 2013 Singh, Rashmi Book Chapter
Divergent Paths to Martyrdom and Significance Among Suicide Attackers September 2015 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article
Explaining Suicide Terrorism: A Review Essay April 2007 Crenshaw, Martha Journal Article
Fully Committed: Suicide Bombers' Motivation and the Quest for Personal Significance January 2009 Kruglanski, Arie; Fishman, Shira Journal Article
Hamas and Suicide Terrorism: Multi-causal and Multi-level Approaches January 2011 Singh, Rashmi Book
How Many Suicide Terrorists are Suicidal? August 2014 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Intimations of Mortality or Production Lines? June 2009 Crenshaw, Martha Journal Article
On the 5th anniversary of the 7/7 London Transit Attack July 2010 Background Report
Perceptions of the United States and Support for Violence Against America November 2006 Kruglanski, Arie; McCauley, Clark; McLeod, Douglas; LaFree, Gary; Kull, Steven Research Brief
Precision Terror: Suicide Bombing as Control Technology June 2007 Journal Article
Review of Ami Pedahzur (Ed.), Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism: The Globalization of Martyrdom January 2006 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Review of Mohammed Hafez, Manufacturing Human Bombs: The Making of Palestinian Suicide Bombers, of Mohammed Hafez, Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom, and of David Cook & Olivia Allison, Understanding and Addressing Suicide At February 2008 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Suicide Attack at Moscow Airport January 2011 Background Report
Suicide Attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan June 2011 Background Report
Suicide bombers in Iraq, 2003-2010: Disaggregating targets can reveal insurgent motives and priorities January 2013 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Suicide Bombers – Martyrs, Heroes or Victims? March 2014 Singh, Rashmi Book Chapter
The Politics of Suicide Terrorism September 2005 McCauley, Clark Book Review
The Preconditions for Ethnic Suicide Bombing Campaigns, 1991-2003 March 2006 Asal, Victor Conference Paper
Tracking Radical Opinions in Polls of U.S. Muslims April 2017 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
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
Image Title Job Title Institution
Assaf Moghadam

Associate Professor of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy

International Institute for Counterterrroism
Photo of Barnett Koven Barnett S. Koven

Senior Researcher, START

Affiliated Scholar, The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy at Florida International University

University of Maryland
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Bryn Mawr College
Emmanuel Karagiannis Emmanuel Karagiannis

Senior Lecturer of International Relations

King's College
Erin Miller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

University of Maryland
Herbert Tinsley

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Jeff Gruenewald

Associate Professor

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Joshua Freilich

Professor

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Laura Dugan Laura Dugan

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Maryland
Nil Satana

Visiting Associate Professor

University of Maryland
Rashmi Singh Rashmi Singh

Associate Professor

The Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais
Steve Sin

Senior Researcher, START

Subject Matter Expert Instructor, National Center for Security & Preparedness

University of Maryland
Victor Asal

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration

University at Albany, State University of New York

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