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Terrorism

Scholarly Publications

The September 2004 Beslan Terrorist Incident: New Findings

July 2009

In 2006, I published a book containing a lengthy chapter entitled "Beslan: Russia's 9/11?" that was devoted to the September 2004 Beslan hostage crisis.

International Law, Fifth Edition

July 2007

Thoroughly updated to keep pace with the many new developments in international law, the Fifth Edition of this popular casebook covers the core topics, basic doctrines, and a broad range of foreign...

Law, Just War, and the International Fight Against Terrorism: Is it War?

December 2005

Allen S.

Other Publications

New Day New Way: U.S. Foreign Assistance for the 21st Century

June 2008

U.S. foreign assistance—the rationale behind it, the amount we give, its orientation and organization—has changed dramatically in the last decade.

Enhancing Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540

September 2007

The threat of the use of weapons of mass destruction by terrorist groups is perhaps the gravest threat confronting the international security system.

U.S. Ignores Putin's Assults on Rights

February 2003

STANFORD -- In May 1988, President Reagan traveled to Moscow for a summit with Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev.

News

Breathtakingly Irresponsible

May 2017

Watch the video of Larry Diamond analyzing the latest intelligence sharing events for Democracy Now. 

Syria Provokes an American Anxiety: Is U.S. Power Really So Special?

October 2016

Max Fisher and Amanda Taub, in their New York Times column Interpreter from October 8, are exploring the idea that the United States of America are in a moral position to address the state of...

Diamond: What is America fighting for?

December 2015

In a piece in The Atlantic, FSI Senior Fellow Larry Diamond argues that to defeat ISIS, America must unite and revisit the core principles of freedom from which it was created.

Events

Preventing ISIS 3.0: Winning the Peace in Iraq

March 20, 2017

ABSTRACTThe Iraqi government, the Peshmerga, the international coalition and a consortium of militia have been winning the war against ISIS in Iraq.  The concern moving forward is whether Iraq’s...

The Politics of Emotions: France’s Responses to the 2015 Terrorist Attacks

March 18, 2016

How do democratic societies respond to acts of terror?

Countering Violent Extremism

February 26, 2016

AbstractUnder Secretary Sewall will deliver remarks on Countering Violent Extremism, the U.S.

Multimedia

Syria Today, Syria Tomorrow: Politics, Security, and Society

November 2015

Abstract:The Syrian crisis continues to grind on without a viable settlement to the conflict in sight.

People

Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Jenny Eduarte Administrative Associate