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)

Brian Jenkins on KCRW

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

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.

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This morning, LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines announced that due to a “credible threat,” all of the 900 plus schools in the LAUSD would be closed.

LAUSD Threat

This morning, LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines announced that due to a “credible threat,” all of the 900 plus schools in the LAUSD would be closed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

Can Power-Sharing Keep Iraq From Fracturing?

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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