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    Nuclear Weapons

    To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the December 1942 production of the first controlled nuclear chain reaction beneath the University of Chicago football stadium. The university hosted…

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    Cutting the Fuse

    Professor Robert Pape talked about his book, Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism & How to Stop It (co-authored with James Feldman). This interview was recorded at…

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    Terrorism and Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

    Three panels at a day-long forum on terrorism focused on the future of terrorism and U.S. responses to the threat of terrorism. Among the topics addressed were terrorist tactics and goals, counterterrorism…

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    Thomas Kean on Terrorism

    Former Governor Thomas Kean spoke about the investigation into the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S. and the pace of implementing recommendations made by the 9/11 Commission. Among the issues he…

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    Robert Pape on Terrorism

    Robert Pape talked about a sub-project of the University of Chicago’s Project on Security and Terrorism on “suicide terrorism,” which compiles statistics and keeps a database of all the suicide terrorism attacks in the…

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    Beyond the War on Terror

    Participants in a day-long forum on U.S. military policy and terrorism spoke about a number of issues. Admiral Roughead spoke about the role of the Navy in national security and counterterrorism. Following…

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    U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

    A bipartisan group of scholars, business executives, former government officials and journalists known as the Afghanistan Study Group released a report on the war. It recommended changes in…

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    Understanding the Global Insurgency

    In an afternoon session on the widening conflict in the Arab and Muslim world, the panelists sought to understand the global insurgency and how to combat it. Members of the panel discussed…

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    Counterterrorism After September 11

    Scholars, political administrators, and journalists discuss the state of U.S. counterterrorism strategies and the changes federal programs have undergone since 2001.

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    Counterterrorism After September 11

    Robert Pape presented the findings of his most recent research, “Suicide Terrorism and Democracy: What We’ve Learned Since 9/11.” He concluded that suicide terrorism continues to follow a…

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    Political Dimensions of Terrorism

    A two-day policy-making forum called “Terrorism, Security and America’s Purpose: Towards a More Comprehensive Strategy” was held to mark the fourth anniversary of the September 11 attack. Robert Kuttner moderated…

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    Terrorism Tactics

    Mr. Pape talked by remote video from Chicago about his writing on terrorism tactics, focusing on suicide terrorists and their motivations. Mr. Pape is the author of Dying to Win: The…

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