The False Dawn of the "New Jihad"

Are we really witnessing the rise of an altogether new type of extremist threat — or is it simply a phase in a much longer trajectory?

Terrorism in Britain: A Brief History

It might be tempting to consider the early 21st century as a period of unparalleled and incomprehensible acts of senseless violence. But it is not.

Why is Terrorism So Hard to Beat?

The terrorist threat is mostly episodic, sporadic and inconsistent. But too often policies react to fear rather than the real threat.