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December 2017 Dec. News: Analysis of jihadist-linked US plots; New database about financing terrorism; LaFree tapped to lead UMD Criminology and Criminal Justice
November 2017 November News: Spatial and ideological analysis of US terrorist attacks; Marginalization: Recasting CVE as a grand strategic response to terrorism
October 2017 Oct. News: Technology transfers to terrorists; US Foreign fighters; Explosive detection technology adoption
September 2017 September News: New data on radicalization in the US; Profiles of chem/bio adversaries; Risk communication during tornadoes
August 2017 August News: GTD reveals fewer terrorist attacks in 2016; Protecting communities at risk for radicalization; Negative feelings & radical opinion
July 2017 July News: Benchmarking the ‘Jihadi Industry;’ GTD 2016 dataset released; New tool for event-based research
June 2017 June News: Comparing gang members and domestic extremists; Attacks in Iraq and Afghanistan; START launches book series with Oxford University Press
May 2017 May Newsletter: Intra-Salafi Muslim debates on violence; Data integration tools to debut this summer; New summer course offerings
April 2017 April News: Key concepts to understand violent White supremacy; Separating radical opinion and radical behavior; New online training course
March 2017 March News: Grazy Zone crises in MENA and Easter Europe; Terrorist threats to US infrastructure; CVE across all ideologies
February 2017 Far-right and Islamist violence; Jihadist plots; U.S. Muslim reactions to war on terrorism
January 2017 January News: Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS); Terrorist assassinations
December 2016 December news: Gray Zone conflicts explained; Global Terrorism Index released; CVE principles for local government
November 2016 November News: Far-right terrorist recruitment & radicalization; Law enforcement homicides committed by extremists; FARC and the failed peace process
October 2016 New tools and trainings for security practitioners and scholars
October 2016 October Newsletter: GTD Training Series
September 2016 Terrorist planning and success rates; Case study in radicalization; Strategies to limit groups’ lethality
August 2016 START News: New analysis of Islamic State Attacks; Jujitsu Politics; Traumatic Stress and CVE
July 2016 July News: 2015 GTD data released; Authority-community partnerships; Framework for public-private CVE
June 2016 START News: 2015 Country Reports on Terror; The hate crime/terrorism relationship; Shame and masculinity in recruitment narratives
May 2016 START News: Forecasting the flow of foreign fighters; Equipping educators to understand mass violence and extremism
April 2016 Special Edition: New data on foreign fighters
April 2016 Violent non-state actors & complex engineering; New nuclear facility attack database; Radicalization among immigrants; Public health lessons for CVE
March 2016 Special Edition: Terrorism in Belgium and Western Europe; Attacks against Transportation Targets; Coordinated Terrorist Attacks
March 2016 START News: Risk of ISIL attacks in Libya; Exploring ideologically motivated homicides; News media and perception of Muslims
February 2016 Best practices for addressing violent extremism; Why the terrorism label matters – and doesn’t
January 2016 START joins with ICONS to enhance simulation capabilities; Dynamics of counterterrorism campaigns; Understanding Terrorism course
December 2015 START News: Paris attacks; Terrorism in Mali; Core Capabilities of ISIL
November 2015 START Special Edition: Contextualizing the Paris Attacks - Background Report; Online series on ISIL; Additional resources
October 2015 New tool to understand terrorist groups; Research from the START Symposium; American deaths in terrorist attacks
September 2015 New CVE recommendations; longer emergency alerts improve safety; foreign fighters
August 2015 START News: Terrorism in 2014; Assessing the bioweapon threat; Sinai Province of the Islamic State
July 2015 START News: Examining the use of firearms in US terrorism; Surveillance banners curb severity of cyber hacks; Piracy in Southeast Asia
June 2015 START News: Energy-related terrorist attacks; Financial crimes of far-right extremists; Focusing on community safety as CVE
May 2015 START News: Human smuggling routes identified; Countering CBRN at sea; Communities on the front lines to fight terrorism
April 2015 START News: Percursors to violent extremism; Hybrid organizations and RN trafficking; Insider threat in aviation industry
March 2015 START News: Intentional targeting of children by terrorists; Suspicious Activity Reporting; CBRNe Conference
February 2015 START News: Policy considerations regarding Boko Haram; White House CVE Summit; Non-Conventional Threat CBRNe Event Series
February 2015 START Special Edition: White House Summit on CVE
January 2015 START News: Terrorist attacks on educational institutions; AQAM financial and material support schemes
December 2014 START News: Boko Haram; Winter Courses; Commercializing Social Science Research
November 2014 START News: ISIL Branding; Global Terrorism Index Report; Remembering Paul Gallo
October 2014 START News: Lone-actor terrorism; Trade diversion and terrorism financing; Psychology of joining the Islamic State
September 2014 START News: Snapshots of START research available; Can social media predict political instability?; A need for CVE
August 2014 START newsletter: Overview of 2013 terrorist attacks, groups, regions; Islamic State and al-Qaida similarities, differences
July 2014 START newsletter: Top terrorist threats in US; Free, online course; Infographic series
June 2014 START News: ISIL in IRAQ; AQAM in the US
May 2014 START Newsletter: Understanding terrorism and extremist violence in the U.S.; Another look at lone actors; Earn your Grad Certificate in Terrorism Analysis
April 2014 START Newsletter: Research examines likelihood of reporting terrorism-related activity; Commentary on Kansas City shootings; Grad Certifcate
March 2014 START Newsletter: Assessing the chem/bio weapon threat; Evaluating jihadist propaganda

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