Is Terrorism an Effective Instrument of Coercion?


Dr Max Abrahms, a fellow at the Dickey Center for International Understanding, based in Dartmouth College (US), considers whether terrorism is an effective tool of political change. Specifically, Dr Abrahms examines the impact of Al-Qaeda's use of terrorism on US policymaking. This audio selection is an excerpt of the panel, "Al Qaeda: Moving on or Marching on?" from the 2011 International Security Forum in Zurich, hosted by the Center for Security Studies and the ISN.

For more audio recordings, please visit the 2011 International Security Forum website.