Thesis Series: Suicide Terrorism in America? The Complex Social Conditions of this Phenomenon and the Implications for Homeland Security

Interview — video.
Richard Fleece.

Suicide terrorism is growing worldwide and is becoming more geographically diverse. In this interview Rick Fleece (U.S. Secret Service) discusses his research where he has applied social identity and intergroup relations theory to the phenomenon of suicide terrorism. In his thesis, Rick has developed a framework that can be used to better understand the threat of suicide terrorism and the implications for United States homeland security.


The full pdf of this thesis is available in the Homeland Security Digital Library at


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