Small Wars Journal


Combating Terrorism Center at West Point: CTC Sentinel - March 2021




Securing the Least Bad Outcome: The Options Facing Biden on Afghanistan

By Brian Michael Jenkins


Have the Taliban Changed?

By Thomas Ruttig


Lessons Learned from U.K. Efforts to Deradicalize Terror Offenders

By Douglas Weeks

Riley.C.Murray Wed, 03/24/2021 - 8:22am
Combating Terrorism Center at West Point Summer 2021 Internships

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Riley.C.Murray Sat, 01/30/2021 - 1:18pm

Brain Scans, Boycotts, and Counter-Terrorism?

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 1:59pm
Terrorists make the case for violent, radical change and recruit aggrieved individuals to be part of the change. But in radicalization, there is more than a political mission at play —violent extremists warped political identity includes dehumanizing others, speaking to grievance, victimhood, and local characteristics of social orientation.

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The Introspection and Rebuilding of al Qaeda SWJED Tue, 12/04/2018 - 7:11am
The ferocious rise of the Islamic State, and the impact of their barbaric acts, turned attention away from Al Qaeda. This has enabled the organization to slip back into shadows, and to reassess their strategic options, in light of new factors that have developed in the Middle East.
The War on Terror... Over? Part 2 Peter J. Munson Tue, 04/16/2013 - 3:20am

Some US objectives remain unmet.