Terrorist Factions ∗

@inproceedings{Mesquita2006TerroristF,
  title={Terrorist Factions ∗},
  author={Ethan Bueno de Mesquita},
  year={2006}
}
I study how a variety of structural and strategic factors affect terrorist mobilization, the likelihood of a splinter faction forming, and the positions adopted by terrorist leaders. The factors considered include the state of the economy, the viability of institutions for the nonviolent expression of grievance, the ability of the factional leaders to provide nonideological benefits, and the risks associated with splintering. The model highlights that, for strategic reasons, changes in the… Expand
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