guns and weapons

Weapons & Tactics

Gun. Knife. Bomb. Vehicle-Ramming. Suicide Attack. Mixed Method Assault. Terrorists face a variety of choices when it comes to weapons and tactics. Learn more about trade-offs and specific preferences.

Sentinel Articles

The Future of Terrorist Use of Improvised Explosive Devices: Getting in Front of an Evolving Threat
Going Viral: Implications of COVID-19 for Bioterrorism
The Urgent Need for an Overhaul of Global Biorisk Management
A View from the CT Foxhole: Lawrence Kerr, Former Director, Office of Pandemics and Emerging Threats, Office of Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
A New Age of Bioterror: Anticipating Exploitation of Tunable Viral Agents
A Prison Attack and the Death of its Leader: Weighing Up the Islamic State’s Trajectory in Syria
A View from the CT Foxhole: Randall Blake, Former National Intelligence Officer for Transnational Threats, National Intelligence Council
A View from the CT Foxhole: Amy Zegart, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
A View from the CT Foxhole: General Richard D. Clarke, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command
Twenty Years After 9/11: Reflections from Ali Soufan, Former FBI Special Agent

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