Building a CATR Research Agenda, Proceedings of the Third Bi-Annual International Symposium of the Center for Asian Terrorism Research (CATR) Held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1-3 March 2006
INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA
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This document presents the proceedings of the Second Bi-annual International Symposium of the Council for Asian Terrorism Research CATR, Building a Counterterrorism Research Agenda. The goals of the symposium were threefold to expand working relationships among scholars, analysts, journalists, and others with expertise in a variety of fields related to terrorism and political violence in the Southeast and South Asian regions to deepen formal cooperative and collaborative links between academic, analytical, and government institutions dealing with the problem of countering terrorism and extremist political violence and to bring the broadest possible spectrum of knowledge and experience to bear on the problem to the mutual benefit of all the institutions involved. The conference brought together academics, journalists, government experts, and military and law enforcement officers from across the region. The conference was organized into three thematic sessions Why do Terrorist Movements Start How Do Terrorist Movements Spread and How Do Terrorist Groups Do Business and Sustain Themselves In addition, the conference held a series of working group sessions designed to compile a comprehensive CATR Research Agenda.
- Sociology and Law
- Humanities and History
- Unconventional Warfare