Reflections on Marathon bombing, six months later

North­eastern will com­mem­o­rate the six-​​month anniver­sary of the Boston Marathon bombing by hosting a spe­cial one-​​day exhibit encour­aging people to add to Our Marathon, the university’s crowd-​​sourced dig­ital archive.

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.