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Jessica Stern

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:

Boston Manhunt Updates

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.

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NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly on Responding to Terror

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 implications for New York area security.

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Americans Abroad Interpret Terror Warning for Travelers

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

On Tuesday, French police arrested 12 people suspected of planning homegrown terror attacks. The arrests come on the heels of a non-specific terror warning from the U.S. State Department for Americans traveling in Western Europe, encouraging tourists to "take every precaution." While waiting for more details about the alleged terror threat in Europe to emerge, Americans abroad are assessing how seriously they'll take the State Department's warning to be vigilant and aware.

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Denial: A Terrorism Expert Explores Her Own Private History with Terror

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.

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Obama's Terror Strategy

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.

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JFK Plot

Monday, June 04, 2007

Rickford Burke, 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.

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