Author of the books "Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill" and "Denial: A Memoir of Terror"
Jessica Stern appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Teens and children were killed during the attack at the Ariana Grande concert this week. Terror groups are targeting the most vulnerable parts of the population to evoke widespread fear.
Monday, September 19, 2016
The latest reporting on the NY and NJ bombings, analysis of motives and international ties, and Muslim listeners call in to share their thoughts.
Monday, June 13, 2016
After the world witnessed deadly attacks in Paris and Brussels, this weekend's shooting in Orlando, Florida is a reminder that terrorist-related violence is shared globally.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Two of America’s leading experts on violent extremism and terrorism explain the genesis, evolution, and implications of the Islamic State—and how we can fight it.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Boston is on lock-down this morning as police continue to hunt for the 2nd suspect in the Boston marathon bombings. Overnight, the two suspects killed an MIT police officer, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during their getaway attempt. One suspect was killed, the surviving Boston bombing suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Brian Lehrer Show has updates from Boston in the wake of the bombings at the marathon that left 3 dead and over 150 injured: how the investigation is going, how you can help, and ...
Thursday, July 08, 2010
Terrorism expert Jessica Stern has been helping Americans understand the complexities behind the causes of terrorism in the 21st century. However, it took her many years to understand her own fascination with the subject. At age 15 she was attacked and raped in her own home. The crime was not immediately investigated. Stern explains how writing about her own experience with terror led her to better understand the relationship between terrorists and their victims.
Friday, August 03, 2007
This week, in the second major foreign policy address of his campaign, Senator Barack Obama outlined his proposals for fighting terrorism. Jessica Stern
, Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, gives her analysis.
Monday, June 04, 2007
, the president of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy and Jessica Stern
, academic director of the Terrorism and the Law program at Harvard Law School and the author of Terror in the Name of God
(HarperCollins, 2003), discuss the foiled JFK terror plot.