Book Discussion on The Mind of the Terrorist

Jerrold Post talked about his book The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to Al-Qaeda, published by Palgrave… read more

Jerrold Post talked about his book The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to Al-Qaeda, published by Palgrave Macmillan. Dr. Post analyzes the collective thinking of terrorist groups that range from al-Qaeda to the Shining Path. He had a 21-year career in the Central Intelligence Agency and was the founding director of the CIA’s Center for Analysis of Personality and Political Behavior. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Mind of the Terrorist

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 5, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 19, 2008

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  • Jan 05, 2008 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2008 | 10:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 07, 2008 | 5:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2008 | 3:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2008 | 9:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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