How do terrorist groups end?

Monday - 10/11/2010, 4:14pm EDT

Christopher Harmon, Marine Corps University

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October 8, 2010 -- Host Derrick Dortch talks with Christopher Harmon, the Major General Matthew C. Horner Chair of Military History at the Marine Corps University about the book "Towards a Grand Strategy Against Terrorism."

Harmon is one of the authors and editors of the book and writes a chapter on "How Terrorist Groups End".

Dortch talks to Harmon about the roots of terrorism, how some terrorist groups end, and what strategy should be implemented to end the current terrorist threat from Al Qaeda.

Harmon formerly served as Director of Studies for the Program on Terrorism & Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Terrorism/Counterterrorism studies at the Institute of World Politics - a graduate school focused on national security, intelligence, and international affairs.