“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.