War on terror: Drone strikes vs. capture

War on terror: Drone strikes vs. capture

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Could an increased emphasis on drone strikes lead to a paucity of intelligence material that is vital in meeting the challenges in the war on terrorism proactively?
Screening could have detected explosives

Screening could have detected explosives

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Existing airport screening equipment could have detected the explosive suspected in the attempt to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner, experts say.
Self-radicalized terrorists more common

Self-radicalized terrorists more common

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The man accused of killing 13 at Fort Hood, Texas, may have become a self-radicalized terrorist with the aid of the Internet, a terror expert alleged.

Charity organizers retried in Texas

DALLAS, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Prosecutors at the Holy Land Foundation retrial in Texas say they hope the presiding judge will permit a Georgetown University professor to testify.

Expert: Bin Laden more powerful dead

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Osama bin Laden may be more powerful as a dead martyr than a live fugitive, a U.S. expert on al-Qaida terrorism says.

Zarqawi gaining power in Middle East

BERLIN, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Intelligence officials say the triple suicide bombings in Jordan are a sign of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's growing independence from al-Qaida.

Report:Analysts must think like terrorists

CANBERRA, Australia, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- An Australian think tank has proposed that a team of intelligence analysts be set up to think like terrorists, in an effort to predict and prevent their moves.

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Universal Studios Home Video announced in Los Angeles Tuesday that Eminem will host a party for the home viewing release of "8 Mile."
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Protests reflect think tanks' new role

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- The increasingly visible influence of think tanks upon public policy may be turning these traditionally low-profile, intellectually rarefied institutions into t
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

Ecoterror is real terrorism, say experts

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- Although classified by the FBI as the top domestic terrorist threat in the United States, questions remain as to whether violent environmental and animal-rights
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

Bruce Hoffman is the Director of the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service and a specialist in the study of terrorism and counter-insurgency. He previously was Director of the RAND Corporation's Washington Office (1998-2006), Vice President for External Affairs at RAND (2001-2004) and held the RAND Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency (2006-2006). Hoffman's publications include the books Inside Terrorism (1998; 2nd expanded and revised edition 2006); and, The Failure of Britain's Military Strategy in Palestine, 1939-1947 (1983). He is the editor-in-chief of the scholarly journal, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism; and, the series editor of Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare, published by Columbia University Press. He holds a BA from Connecticut College and a B.Phil. and D.Phil. from University of Oxford.

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