Studying the Efficacy of Suicide Bombers The Chicago Project on Suicide Terrorism has compiled an extensive database of all suicide terrorist attacks around the world since 1980. The findings of the project, led by University of Chicago political scientist Robert Pape, conclude that suicide terrorism is an extremely effective weapon in political struggles. This is the first of two reports.
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Studying the Efficacy of Suicide Bombers

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Studying the Efficacy of Suicide Bombers

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The Chicago Project on Suicide Terrorism has compiled an extensive database of all suicide terrorist attacks around the world since 1980. The findings of the project, led by University of Chicago political scientist Robert Pape, conclude that suicide terrorism is an extremely effective weapon in political struggles. This is the first of two reports.