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Potter quoted in The Washington Post on recent Beijing attack

Nov 1, 2013
Security officials in China have blamed the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), a little-known militant group, for the October 28th suicide car crash in Tiananmen Square that killed five people. While some groups are questioning the connection,...
State & Hill

Mapping terror: Understanding terrorist networks and alliances

Dec 18, 2012
People collaborate—it's what we do. We work together to tackle big problems. We work together to achieve big goals. We give favors, in hopes that they'll be reciprocated. We look out for each other, in hopes that someone else will look out for us in...
State & Hill

From the Great Hall to the Great Wall

Jan 5, 2012
New course takes students and faculty to China to study contemporary policy Ford School Assistant Professor Philip Potter developed a new course last spring that introduced MPP students to contemporary Chinese public policy in a rather...

Global Policy Perspectives Symposium

Jan 27, 2011, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall
Terrorism is an inherently social phenomenon. While it is commonly assumed that terrorists kill and die for a cause, they are motivated and strengthened by social connections. This colloquium brings together researchers in this area to discuss terrorism's root causes in the interpersonal relationships between terrorists, competition between terrorist groups within societies, and strategic alliances between organizations. Note as of 10:00am 1/27: Erica Chenoweth and Michael Horowitz will be unable to join us due to inclement weather on the East Coast.
Ford School

Philip Potter: Growing terror threat in China

Mar 1, 2012 0:02:10

Philip Potter is an assistant professor of public policy and political science at the Ford School. His interests include U.S. foreign policy and international security.