Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Ben Sheppard, PhD, hosted a Live Web Chat on July 19 on “How We Terrorized Ourselves after 9/11: Did We Do Al Qa'ida's Job for Them?"  Dr. Sheppard, who teaches at The George Washington University and the University of Maryland, is the author of The Psychology of Strategic Terrorism (Routledge, 2008).  He is an expert on the ways in which government and societal responses to terror can serve to exacerbate or mitigate its effects. To replay the web chat, visit our Live Event Chat page.  For more information about Dr. Sheppard, click here.


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