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The Extremist Threat Overseas and How it is Tied to the US

Lecture/presentation — video. Seth Jones. This presentation by Seth Jones, PhD. was made at the 2013 Center for Homeland Defense and Security APEX Continuing Education Workshop held February 20-21, 2013 at the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security in… Continue Reading →

Self-Study Course: Counterterrorism in the United Kingdom

Course — website/web application. Paul Jonathan Smith. The following three modules address counterterrorism in the United Kingdom. Tracing the UK response to violent subnational terrorism back to its efforts against the PIRA in the 1970s through the 1990s, these modules… Continue Reading →

Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of al Qa’ida since 9/11

Book. Jones, Seth G.  Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of al Qa’ida since 9/11. (New York: W.W. Norton, 2012). This comprehensive, landmark history chronicles our ongoing battle against al-Qa’ida, the greatest threat the West has faced in the modern… Continue Reading →

Islamism

Book. Strindberg, Anders.  Islamism. Polity (2011). Islamism has emerged as one of the most significant political ideologies of the 21st century. From the Islamic Revolution in Iran to the grinding struggle of Hizballah in Lebanon and the devastating 9/11 attacks… Continue Reading →

The Afghanistan-Pakistan Nexus and U.S. Homeland Security

Interview — video. Seth Jones. This Viewpoints interview features CHDS Faculty member and Senior Advisor to the Commanding General for Special Operations Afghanistan, Dr. Seth Jones. This discussion draws heavily on Seth’s recent and highly successful book; In the Graveyard… Continue Reading →

In the Graveyard of Empires: America’s War in Afghanistan

Book. Jones, Seth G.  In the Graveyard of Empires: America’s War in Afghanistan. (New York: W.W. Norton, 2009). Following the September 11 attacks, the United States successfully overthrew the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. The U.S. established security throughout the country,… Continue Reading →

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