After studying four decades of terrorism, Aaron Clauset thinks he's found mathematical patterns that can help governments prevent and prepare for major terror attacks. The U.S. government seems to agree.
Outside the U.S., biological labs follow few if any security regulations. A Sandia National Laboratory team works to help those labs prevent deadly microbe releases, accidental and deliberate.
A Penn State power-system expert cites laws of physics to pull the plug on worries that a terrorist attack on a minor substation could bring down the entire U.S. electric grid.
Looking at the math behind profiling meant to nab terrorists, computer scientist William Press realized it may be less effective than purely random sampling.
New research suggests that to be effective, counterterrorism efforts should support human rights, rather than violate them.
The proper, and the pragmatic, place for trying suspected terrorists is in a traditional Article III courtroom and not a military tribunal, says noted law of war professor David Glazier.
The voracious U.S. appetite for intel on casual tourists pushes the boundaries of privacy without necessarily keeping Americans safe.
Arie Kruglanski, who leads a team of researchers who examine the motivation of terrorists and the effectiveness of de-radicalization efforts, shares his insights.
A new study suggests that the dangers of terrorist networks have been greatly overstated.
Documents released by the FBI point to a U.S. biodefense scientist as the one responsible for the 2001 anthrax attacks.
A legal analyst argues for a novel solution to the legal wars over anti-terrorism policy: Congress doing its job.
Why both political parties should support a truth commission on the human rights abuses of the war on terror
A look at some current research that merits a raised eyebrow or a painful grin.
How and why the threat of bioterrorism has been so greatly exaggerated. A Miller-McCune interview of UCLA's William R. Clark.