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Scholarly Publications

The recruiter’s dilemma: Signalling and rebel recruitment tactics

January 2013

Abstract: How do terrorists recruit? We know much about the profiles and pathways of recruits, but little about the strategies and tactics of recruiters.

Oil and Governance: State-owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply

January 2012

National oil companies (NOCs) produce most of the world’s oil and natural gas and bankroll governments across the globe.

Organizations and Global Warming

December 2010

Introduction This essay examines the two biggest environmental polluters, the oil and coal industries, and the possibilities of renewable energy that could replace them.

Other Publications

The Flawed Logic of Striking Iran

January 2012

Matthew Kroenig's argument for preventive military action to combat Tehran's nuclear program -- "Time to Attack Iran" (January/February 2012) -- suffers from three problems.

Torturer's Dilemma: The Math on Fire with Fire, The

January 2006

You burst into the room. Sitting on a chair, blindfolded, his hands tied behind his back, is your prisoner. The room is dark, except for a lonely naked bulb hanging from the ceiling.

How to Look Credible in Promoting Liberty

June 2003

George W. Bush wants Americans and the world to believe that the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime two months ago represented a defeat for tyranny and a victory for liberty.

News

New scholars from Egypt and Morocco join ARD program this year

October 2013

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy is pleased to announce that Nabil Mouline and Hesham Sallam have joined the program as researchers.

From Political Activism to Democratic Change in the Arab World

July 2013

This conference focuses on empowering political activism in the Arab world, and features scholars and activists discussing the achievements of and challenges facing political activists in Egypt,...

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Events

Global Governance: What to Expect from the G20

October 5, 2015

Montek Singh Ahluwalia is an economist who trained at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

Rivals for the Throne: The Succession Problem in Saudi Arabia

March 13, 2014

Speaker Bio: Nabil Mouline is a senior researcher in The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and The School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS).

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Explaining Variation in Western Jihadists' Choice between Domestic Attacks and Foreign Fighting

October 4, 2012

Thomas Hegghammer is the Zukerman fellow at CISAC for 2012-2013 and senior research fellow at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) in Oslo.

People

Matthew Nanes CDDRL Postdoctoral Fellow