Jerrold M. Post

Dr. Jerrold M. Post is Professor of Psychiatry, Political Psychology and International Affairs and Director of the Political Psychology Program at The George Washington University. During his 21 year CIA career, he founded and directed the Center for the Analysis of Personality and Political Behavior. Among his extensive publications are Leaders and Their Followers in a Dangerous World: The Psychology of Political Behavior (2004), and The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to al-Qaeda (2007).

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The World's Most Threatening Terrorist Networks and Criminal Gangs

Edited by Michael T. Kindt, Jerrold M. Post, and Barry R. Schneider
Palgrave Macmillan

Terrorist organizations and international criminal networks pose an increasingly severe danger to US security. Who are these rivals who threaten us? What do...

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The Mind of the Terrorist

Jerrold M. Post
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

A psychiatrist examines why terrorists decide to attack

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