Gary LaFree

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Director of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Reponses to Terrorism, at the University of Maryland, a behavioral and social research program funded by the Department of Homeland Security

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National security used to be a Republican issue, but this year, both parties are using it--in different ways.  Democrats want to talk about the war in Iraq.  Republicans have escalated…

The Politics of Fear in an Election Year

National security used to be a Republican issue, but this year, both parties are using it--in different ways.  Democrats want to talk about the war in Iraq.  Republicans have escalated…

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