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Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point

Publisher Description

The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point educates, advises, and conducts research to equip present and future leaders with the intellectual tools necessary to understand the challenges of terrorism and counterterrorism. As an institution, the Center embraces the unique responsibility to prepare cadets and other counterterrorism practitioners to think critically about the challenges they will face during war and peace.
Research Reports in JSTOR from Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point
76 Research Reports in JSTOR Date
Abu Hamzah al-Muhajir’s 15-Day Strategy 2006
Allied & Lethal:: Islamic State Khorasan’s Network and Organizational Capacity in Afghanistan and Pakistan 2018
Al-Qa’ida Secedes From Iraq:: Implications for Bleedout and U.S. Policy 2006
Al-qa'ida's Foreign Fighters in Iraq: A First Look at the Sinjar Records 2007
Al-Qaida's (mis)adventures in the Horn of Africa 2007
Al-Qa’ida’s Spymaster Analyzes the U.S. Intelligence Community 2006
Ansar al-Sunnah Threatens Al-Qa’ida in Iraq 2007
The ‘Arab Spring’:: Investing in Durable Peace 2011
Beware of Imitators: al-Qa`ida through the lens of its Confidential Secretary 2012
BEYOND the CALIPHATE: Islamic State Activity Outside the Group’S Defined Wilayat 2018
BEYOND the CALIPHATE: Islamic State Activity Outside the Group’S Defined Wilayat 2018
BEYOND the CALIPHATE: Islamic State Activity Outside the Group’S Defined Wilayat 2018
Bioterrorism Symposium: The Methods and Impact of Developing a Resilient Public 2006
Bioterrorism Symposium: The technical enablers and challenges of biological terrorism 2005
Boko Haram Beyond the Headlines:: Analyses of Africa’s Enduring Insurgency 2018
Bombers, Bank Accounts, & Bleedout: Al-qa'ida's Road in and Out of Iraq 2006
Broken, but Not Defeated:: An Examination of State-led Operations against Islamic State Khorasan in Afghanistan and Pakistan (2015-2018) 2020
The Caliphate’s Global Workforce:: An Inside Look at the Islamic State’s Foreign Fighter Paper Trail 2016
Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America’s Violent Far-Right 2012
The Cloud Caliphate:: Archiving the Islamic State in Real-Time 2021
Communication Breakdown:: Unraveling the Islamic State’s Media Efforts 2016
Crime and Insurgency: in the Tribal Areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan 2010
Deadly Vanguards:: A Study of al-Qa’ida’s Violence Against Muslims 2009
Desert Drift, Declining Deadliness:: Understanding the Evolution of AQIM’s Suicide Bombings 2020
Down, but Not Out:: An Updated Examination of the Islamic State’s Visual Propaganda 2018
Dysfunction and Decline:: Lessons Learned From Inside Al-Qa`ida in Iraq 2009
Edges of Radicalization:: Individuals, Networks and Ideas in Violent Extremism 2012
Exploding Stereotypes:: The Unexpected Operational and Demographic Characteristics of Boko Haram’s Suicide Bombers 2017
The Failure of Jihad in Saudi Arabia 2010
The Fight Goes On:: The Islamic State’s Continuing Military Efforts in Liberated Cities 2017
The Fighters of Lashkar-e-Taiba:: Recruitment, Training, Deployment and Death 2013
From Battlefront to Cyberspace:: Demystifying the Islamic State’s Propaganda Machine 2019
From Cradle to Grave:: The Lifecycle of Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria 2016
The Group That Calls Itself a State:: Understanding the Evolution and Challenges of the Islamic State 2014
The GSPC:: Newest Franchise in al-Qa’ida’s Global Jihad 2007
Haqqani Network Financing:: The Evolution of an Industry 2012
The Haqqani Nexus and the Evolution of al–Qa’ida 2011
Harmony and Disharmony: Exploiting al-Qa’ida’s Organizational Vulnerabilities 2006
Held Hostage:: Analyses of Kidnapping Across Time and Among Jihadist Organizations 2015
Homecoming:: Considerations for Rehabilitating and Reintegrating Islamic State-Affiliated Minors 2020
Iranian Strategy in Iraq: Politics and “Other Means” 2008
Islamic Groups’ Social Service Provision and Attitudinal Change in Egypt 2015
The Islamic Imagery Project:: Visual Motifs in Jihadi Internet Propaganda 2006
The Islamic State and Drones:: Supply, Scale, and Future Threats 2018
Jihadi Discourse in the Wake of the Arab Spring 2013
The Late Sheikh Abdullah Azzam’s Books: Part III: Radical Theories on Defending Muslim Land through Jihad 2008
The Late Sheikh Abdullah Azzam’s Books: Part 2: Remedy for Muslim Victimization 2008
The Late Sheikh Abdullah Azzam’s Books: Part I: Strategic Leverage of the Soviet-Afghan War to Undertake Perpetual Jihad 2008
Letters from Abbottabad:: Bin Ladin Sidelined? 2012
Managing a Transnational Insurgency:: The Islamic State of Iraq's “Paper Trail,” 2005-2010 2014
Militant Ideology Atlas: Research Compendium 2006
Minor Misery:: What an Islamic State Registry Says About the Challenges of Minors in the Conflict Zone 2019
Paradigmatic Jihadi Movements 2006
Policy Considerations in Combating Terrorism:: Decision-Making Under Conditions of Risk and Uncertainty 2012
The Power of Truth:: Questions for Ayman Al-Zawahiri 2008
Pulling Back the Curtain:: An Inside Look at the Islamic State’s Media Organization 2018
The Rationale of Political Assassinations 2015
Remotely Piloted Innovation:: Terrorism, Drones and Supportive Technology 2016
Rising in the East:: A Regional Overview of the Islamic State’s Operations in Southeast Asia 2020
Rising in the East:: The Evolution of the Islamic State in the Philippines 2020
Risky Business:: The Global Threat Network and the Politics of Contraband 2014
Sheikh Abdel–Fatah Al–Khalidi Revitalizes Sayid Qutb: Inside the Adversary’s Anti–American Ideology from the Cold War to Operation Iraqi Freedom 2008
Shiism and Sectarian Conflict in Pakistan: Identity Politics, Iranian Influence, and Tit-for-Tat Violence 2010
Small Groups, Big Weapons:: The Nexus of Emerging Technologies and Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism 2020
Stealing Al-Qa’ida’s Playbook 2006
Structure of a State:: Captured Documents and the Islamic State’s Organizational Structure 2021
Success, Lethality, and Cell Structure Across the Dimensions of Al Qaeda 2011
Targeted Terror:: The Suicide Bombers of al-Shabaab 2018
The Terrorist Lists:: An Examination of the U.S. Government’s Counterterrorism Designation Efforts 2020
“This is War”: Examining Military Experience Among the Capitol Hill Siege Participants 2021
Trends in Egyptian Salafi Activism 2007
Usama bin Ladin’s “Father Sheikh”:: Yunus Khalis and the Return of al-Qa`ida’s Leadership to Afghanistan 2013