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Rohan Gunaratna

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Professor Rohan Gunaratna is a specialist of the global threat environment. He is Head of the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research and Professor of Security Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Invited to testify before the 9/11 Commission on the structure of al Qaeda, Professor Gunaratna serves on the board of advisors of the International Centre for Counter Terrorism, The Hague, and International Institute for Counter Terrorism, Israel; World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Terrorism; and the Steering Committee of George Washington University’s Homeland Security Policy Institute.

Author and editor of 16 books, he wrote the international bestseller Inside al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror, Columbia University Press.
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After Boston, Jihadists Celebrated While the World Wept

In response to the Boston attacks, terrorists and their supporters expressed their joy and their hope that the blasts were "acts of jihadi terrorism." According to the SITE research centre, "jihadists gave pictures ... showing injured people and a bloody sidewalk, and some hoped more bombings will follow."
04/17/2013 05:11 EDT