Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/119594
Authors: 
van Um, Eric
Pisoiu, Daniela
Year of Publication: 
2011
Series/Report no.: 
EUSECON Policy Briefing 13
Abstract: 
The terrorist threat has increased in importance over the last decade and Western governments have implemented a multitude of measures to address it. Their numbers and the significant financial cost they involve have, however, not been matched with an adequate evaluation of effectiveness. We can therefore only make limited statements on whether or not counterterrorism policy has been effective. Three conclusions with policy implications can nevertheless be drawn from our analysis: the dependency on the local context; the ineffectiveness of measures entailing the use of force; and the need for more evaluation research on protective measures.
Document Type: 
Research Report

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