Jessica Stern, research professor at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies, and coauthor, with J.M. Berger, of “ISIS: The State of Terror.”
Jessica’s Recent Stories
Nation Sep 21Column: How worried should you be about terrorism?
How worried should we be about the recent attacks in Minnesota, New York and New Jersey? Are we any safer since President George W. Bush promised to “win the war against terrorist activity” five days after the 9/11 strikes? In…
World Nov 18Why the Islamic State hates France
Why France in particular? While many experts focus on the Islamic State’s narrative of victory, I see a narrative of overcoming humiliation, and a chance to recover lost dignity.