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Sisters of Battle: Analyzing Female Terrorists

By Erik Kleinsmith
The attack in San Bernardino, California highlights the role of female terrorists. The presence of women in a terror group is neither a new phenomenon nor limited to any one type of group or role. Female terrorists should NOT be considered an anomaly and they are, in fact, quite common as are some of the particular trends and patterns that can be associated with their presence. Here are tips for the intelligence analyst and police investigator to help them understand the unique aspects of female terrorists and assist with their predictions of future actions of a terror group.

Making the Move from Uniform to Podium

AMU Intelligence Studies professor Beth Subero writes about her experience transitioning into academia after a 21-career in the military. Her experience as an Air Force Intelligence Officer provided her the ability to continue her own education as well as pursue opportunities to teach others. If you’re someone who may someday want to make the transition from the military to a profession in higher education, Professor Subero offers several tips that might help you in your journey.