Corpus ID: 157231391

Social Network Analysis as an Approach to Combat Terrorism: Past, Present, and Future Research

  title={Social Network Analysis as an Approach to Combat Terrorism: Past, Present, and Future Research},
  author={Stephen J. Ressler},
  journal={Homeland Security Affairs},
IntroductionThe greatest security threat facing the United States is not from formal states, but from terrorist organizations that attack informally, using terror at any time and place, with the goal of undermining confidence in U.S. institutions and the American way of life. No longer a structured battle that can be fought with military power, the war against terrorism will be won with superior knowledge.Due to the changing nature of homeland security issues, a new type of intelligence is… Expand
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