Five Northeastern faculty members participated in an interdisciplinary forum examining January’s attacks in Paris and their place in the larger context of conflicts, terrorism, free speech, and inequality.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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 […]