new piece on foreign aid and counterterrorism

I had a blog post today on Political Violence at a Glance’s “Denver Dialogues” forum. This is an effort to connect policymakers and academics working on different areas of political violence. My post argues that cuts to foreign aid may undermine US counterterrorism efforts, based on findings from my book.

my book on religion and counterterrorism is now out

My first book,¬†Islamic Politics, Muslim States and Counterterrorism Tensions,¬†has just been released by Cambridge University Press. I look at how Islamic politics influenced Muslim states’ relationships with the United States on counterterrorism through a statistical analysis of all majority-Muslim states and in-depth case studies of Pakistan, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. I find that […]