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3Qs: The US response to ISIS

On Monday, the United States launched strategic airstrikes on ISIS tar­gets in parts of Syria and Iraq. It was a move Pres­i­dent Obama had no choice but to make, says assis­tant pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence Max Abrahms.

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3Qs: How long can ISIS survive?

Max Abrahms, a ter­rorism the­o­rist and assis­tant pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence at North­eastern, explains why the jihadist ter­rorist group may not have the ability to sus­tain itself much longer.

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3Qs: Safety concerns in Sochi

Ter­ror­ists have both the will and a way” of attacking civil­ians at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, says Max Abrahms, a ter­rorism the­o­rist and assis­tant pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence. Nev­er­the­less, he said, “Let the Games go on.”

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Experts tackle Syria conflict and its global impact

At the panel dis­cus­sion, experts agreed that the type of solu­tion that ends the con­flict in Syria will play a major role in deter­mining the Middle East’s future.

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How politically effective is terrorism?

Many mil­i­tant groups con­tinue to use ter­rorism despite its polit­ical futility. Max Abrahms, a ter­rorism the­o­rist and newly appointed assis­tant pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence, explains why.

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3Qs: The implications of an attack on Syria

On Wednesday, the Senate For­eign Rela­tions Com­mittee agreed on a res­o­lu­tion that would autho­rize a mil­i­tary strike on Syria within 90 days. Pres­i­dent Barack Obama is asking Con­gress to support […]

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