Counterterrorism Research

| last update: 2017-08-13

Research Institutions

Nearly all researchers working in the field of security studies mention terrorism at some point. Aside a few institutions are dedicated to the research on terrorism:

Bibliography of Terrorism and Counterterrorism


  • Bruce Hoffman (2006): Inside Terrorism. (New York: Columbia University Press)
  • Alex Schmid (Ed.) (2011): The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research
  • Louise Richardson (2006): What Terrorists Want. Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat. (Random House)

Suicide Terrorism

  • Robert A. Pape & James K. Feldman (2010): Cutting the Fuse. The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop it.


in german language

  • Peter Waldmann (2005, 2. Auflage): Terrorismus. Provokation der Macht
  • Guido Steinberg (2005): Der nahe und der ferne Feind. Die Netzwerke des islamistischen Terrorismus.


International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR)
located at King's College in London but partners with several other academic institutions.