Unlike other terrorism pundits, Abrahms’ analysis is research-based. He applies his scholarship on militant groups to elucidate all sorts of contemporary international security issues, including:

  • The motives of militants
  • The strategies of militants
  • The tactics of militants
  • The target selection of militants
  • The political outcome of militant group violence
  • The electoral effects of militant group violence
  • The private sector’s response to militant group violence
  • The role of militant leaders
  • The consequences of targeted killings with drones or other methods
  • Lone wolf terrorist actors
  • Terrorist propaganda
  • Terrorist credit claiming
  • Terrorist conflict zones (e.g., Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, Syria)
  • U.S.-Mideast policy
  • Counterterrorism strategy

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