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Terrorism research has not stagnated

We are puzzled by Marc Sageman’s assertion that terrorism research is stagnant. We wholeheartedly agree that several issues regularly hinder progress. While both qualitative and quantitative research on terrorism are necessary, scholarship has gone too far in the direction of quantitative methods. A prejudice in favor of elegant models and statistics, sometimes based on poor-quality […] … learn more→