Tunisia Hotel Attack: Prime Minister Vows To Close 80 Mosques Spreading ‘Venom’ In The Country

By Avaneesh Pandey @avaneeshp88 a.pandey@ibtimes.com on June 27 2015 2:39 AM EDT   Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid announced on Saturday that authorities would shut down 80 mosques in the country accused of promoting terrorism. Pictured: A broken glass window of the Imperiale Marhaba hotel after a gunman opened fire at the beachside hotel in…

Terrorist Networks’ Productivity and Durability: A Comparative Multi-level Analysis

Vol 8, No 4 (2014) > Perliger by Arie Perliger  Full Text: PDF HTML Abstract Terrorist networks, similar to the more traditional terrorist organizations, employ violence in order to promote political and social changes. By utilizing a unique dataset of 18 terrorist networks the current study contributes to the growing body of literature on terrorist…

Modelling the effectiveness of counter-terrorism interventions

Link to Resource: Modelling the effectiveness of counter-terrorism interventionshttp://apo.org.au/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?nid=40167&file=http://aic.gov.au/media_library/publications/tandi_pdf/tandi475.pdf External Links icon Report broken link  Gentry White, Lorraine Mazerolle, Michael Porter, Peter Chalk Australian Institute of Criminology Government of Australia 16 June 2014 This paper finds that for Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, reactive types of  counter-terrorism interventions, such as arrests, indictments, imprisonments, assassinations and…

Infographic: Where Terrorists Attacked in 2013

John Amble  June 10, 2014 · in Infographics Editor’s note: We’ve partnered with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) to publish a series of infographics based on data from their Global Terrorism Database and related START projects.  Each week we’ll release a new set of graphics that depict trends in…

The Global Threat Network and the Politics of Contraband

Risky Business: The Global Threat Network and the Politics of Contraband Scott Helfstein with John Solomon THE COMBATING TERRORISM CENTER AT WEST POINT http://www.ctc.usma.edu May 2014 3  Contents Author Acknowledgments ………………………………………………………………….. 5 Executive Summary ………………………………………………………………………….. 6. Introduction …………………………………………………………………………………….. 10