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- Terrorism : An act, with targets including civilians or civilian infrastructure, intended to create an atmosphere of fear in order to obtain a political objective.
- 9-11 Attack : The largest terrorist attack on the continental United States, occurring on September 11, 2001, using hijacked airliners as suicide weapons against major buildings.
- Radical Islam : Add brief definition or description
- M. T. Hayes : Add brief definition or description
- David Draper : Add brief definition or description
- Douglas Farah : Journalist and researcher on terrorism and the drug trade, who wrote for UPI and the Washington Post before focusing on research and consultancy
- Evan Kohlmann : Trained in law and international relations, a terrorism investigator working for the NEFA Foundation, a frequent expert witness, and a contributor to NBC News and Family Security Matters
- Anwar al-Aulaqi : American-born radical Islamic cleric, later resident in Yemen, who was associated with al-Qaeda and Hamas, Nidal Hasan and possibly Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (1971-2011).
- Radicalization : Political choices that grow from a sense, by individuals (i.e., self-radicalization) or groups in a society, that peaceful methods have brought no political dividends in terms of goals they consider legitimate
- U.S. v. Holy Land Foundation : Add brief definition or description
- Daniel Byman : Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy,Brookings Institution; Director of the Center for Peace and Security Studies and the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University (2003-); Consultant, 9-11 Commission. Led ‘look-back’ team and worked on CIA issues for the Congressional Joint Inquiry. Previously director for research at RAND Corporation Center for Middle East Public Policy.
- Michael Radu : (1947–2009) late Senior Fellow and Co-Chairman, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Center on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism, and Homeland Security
- Taliban : Salafist Islamic militia, governing Afghanistan 1996–2001; still fighting in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
- Combating Terrorism Center : Based at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, a think tank for understanding the motivations and doctrine of terrorism
- Hudson Institute : A US think tank emphasizing futures studies, nonpartisan but conservative-leaning
- Investigative Project : Add brief definition or description
- American Enterprise Institute : A major U.S. political, economic and international relations "think tank", which has always been associated with a free enterprise view, and has, in recent decades, become more associated with neoconservatism and an interventionist foreign policy; many of its fellows went into policy positions in Republican administrations, and returned at the end of their tenure
- Washington Institute for Near East Policy : A think tank on the Middle East, founded with American Israel Public Affairs Committee sponsorship, although considered reasonably objective until the neoconservative push toward U.S. military intervention; still remained more fact-oriented than some more ideologically based groups
- Transatlantic Institute : Add brief definition or description