Massive intelligence overhaul in France may not necessarily be the best way to combat terrorist threats in the French context for three key reasons.
Category Archives: Terrorism
New Analysis Paper: Why would Boko Haram inflict the most pain on the very state that provides its center of operations, when its purported mission applies to the country as a whole? One can approach this question using System Justification Theory.Read more
As a former general, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari must be well aware that wars can easily run for longer than presidential terms; boasting of victory in one’s first year in office seems amateurish.Read more
Corruption has serious ramifications for the military’s morale and its operations against Boko Haram.Read more
Recent violent episodes such as the San Bernardino shooting, Boston bombing, and Fort Hood shooting highlight the somewhat arbitrary distinction we have made between terrorism and other episodes of mass violence.Read more
A more important consideration than China fighting ISIS is whether or not the West would even readily accept Chinese intervention.Read more
In the wake of the Paris attacks, governments and private citizens are turning their attention to a critical question: how do we prevent future terrorism?Read more