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Ali calls for finetuning of FBI's terrorist screening watchlist

Apr 4, 2022 ABC News
A new ABC News in-depth report found that Americans on the FBI's terrorist screening watchlist are subject to pat-downs, detentions, and extensive interrogation without a trial. Javed Ali, associate professor of practice, weighed in on the...

Javed Ali draws parallels between 9/11 and COVID-19 responses

Apr 2, 2020
As the United States grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are looking to recent historical crises to provide insights into the challenges we currently face. Javed Ali, Towsley Policymaker in Residence at the Ford School, wrote an opinion...

Research on the ISIS frontline and with Al Qaeda Affiliates

Mar 9, 2017, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, 1120 (Annenberg Auditorium)
The International Policy Center hosts Scott Atran (University of Oxford/ CNRS, Paris/ University of Michigan) presents his field research from Europe, North Africa, and the frontlines in the battle with ISIS to make the case that the Devoted Actors' commitment to making costly sacrifices enables low-power groups to endure and often prevail against materially much stronger foes.
Ford School
PUBPOL 762

PUBPOL 762: Transnational Terrorism, Religion and The Limits of Reason

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Fall 2006
8:27-8:27 am EDT

Spectacular and theatrical displays of terror, such as suicide bombings, are now banner actions for a thoroughly modern global diaspora that is religious in inspiration, and which claims the role of vanguard for a massive, transnational political