“The actual issues given by Trump and Pompeo…would normally be dealt with by diplomacy if the country were any other but Cuba.”
“The siege of the Capitol came close to being far worse…We must be proactive to prevent far-right domestic terrorism from going nuclear in this country.”
Professor Stern discussed whether the January 6 attack on the Capitol was an act of terrorism, what motivated those behind the attack, and what she feels can be done to prevent further violence.
“President Trump doesn’t say go out and attack the Capitol but he is encouraging people to believe that the election was stolen.”
Dean Adil Najam was interviewed on New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to recent terror attacks on mosques in the country.
Prof. Jessica Stern discusses ISIS and terrorism inspired by religion.
Dean Adil Najam comments on the high political drama of terrorism financing at FATF.
Prof. Jessica Stern, one of the country’s leading terrorism experts, spoke as part of a webinar organized by the Boston University Loyalty Society.
Prof. Jessica Stern discusses the aftermath of the recent terror attack on London Bridge.
Dean Adil Najam discusses the recent terror attack on London Bridge as authorities continue to identify suspects.
Prof. Jessica Stern discusses how terrorist attacks can cause “spiritual dread” and lead us to overestimate the risk posed to us by terrorism.
Prof. Jessica Stern discusses the likelihood of future terrorist attacks on soft targets following the Manchester arena bombing.
Prof. Joseph Wippl discusses the political opportunity presented by the upcoming meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS.
Prof. Jessica Stern discusses the motivation of violent extremists, and the logic that leads people into being recruited by terrorist organizations.
Dean Adil Najam goes out on a limb and makes three predictions for 2017.
Dean Adil Najam discusses several attacks across the Middle East and Europe that occurred on December 19, 2016.
Professors Joseph Wippl, Jessica Stern and John Woodward spoke at a research symposium on terrorism hosted by the School of Public Health.
Prof. Jessica Stern was recently interviewed on the motivations of violent extremists.
Prof. Jessica Stern discusses the psychology behind terrorism, and the logic that leads people into being recruited by terrorist organizations.
Prof. Jessica Stern published a journal paper on the psychological and social factors motivating young people to join extremist groups.