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The steam-valve theory: Terrorism and political efficacy

  title={The steam-valve theory: Terrorism and political efficacy},
  author={Edith Wu},
The Strategic Logic of Environmental Terrorism: Linking Terrorist Ideology to Credit Claiming Behavior
Abstract Terrorist groups’ ideological types are a significant predictor of credit claiming for attacks. Environmental terrorist groups are more likely to claim credit because the attacks serveExpand


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A developed-world consensus ties state failure to new and serious international insecurity. But that conclusion rests upon an uncertain foundation; insights into the nature and intensity ofExpand
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Against the background of recent attempts to explain insurgency in the Niger Delta in the context of the “greed” of militant groups, this article argues that insurgency can best be explained byExpand
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