Brian Jenkins

RAND Corporation

Guest

Independent security and terrorism expert, and Senior Advisor to the president of RAND, a policy research institution, and an expert on terrorism; author of Unconquerable Nation: Knowing Our Enemy, Strengthening Ourselves, Will Terrorists Go Nuclear? and Al Qaeda in Its Third Decade: Irreversible Decline or Imminent Victory?; former member of White House Commission on Aviation Safety and Security (1996)

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This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.

Rethinking local counter-terrorism strategies

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In Baghdad, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is trying to hang on to power, while part of his country is under the firm control of the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS.

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