Bruce Hoffman

Visiting Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

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Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University and Director of its Security Studies Program, he's been appointed by Congress to an independent commission to review the FBI's Post-9/11 Response to Terrorism and Radicalization; author of Anonymous Soldiers: The struggle for Israel 1917-1947The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threat: From 9/11 to Osama bin Laden's Death and Inside Terrorism; former senior fellow at West Point's Combating Terrorism Center; former terrorism expert with RAND Corporation and founding director of the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland

 

Bruce Hoffman on KCRW

The Synagogue shooting in San Diego County, the bombings of churches in Sri Lanka, and the mosque shootings in New Zealand all happened within the past six weeks.

What’s behind the spike of religious hate crimes?

The Synagogue shooting in San Diego County, the bombings of churches in Sri Lanka, and the mosque shootings in New Zealand all happened within the past six weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. The Islamic State claimed responsibility today.

In the wake of the Sri Lanka attacks, what’s the state of ISIS?

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Forty-nine people are dead, along with the shooter, and an additional five are in grave condition, as the White House, the FBI and all Americans try to understand Sunday's events in…

The Orlando Nightclub Massacre: America's Deadliest Mass Shooting

Forty-nine people are dead, along with the shooter, and an additional five are in grave condition, as the White House, the FBI and all Americans try to understand Sunday's events in…

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