| by Matthew Jennings

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Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress’ research on a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan was cited in an in-depth Washington Post story.

Dr. Dalnoki-Veress—an explosives expert, scientist-in-residence, member of a Nobel Prize-winning team, and professor at the Middlebury Institute—recently conducted an in-depth analysis of a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan, one that intended to target ISIS terrorists, but instead ended with the killing of civilians.

Dalnoki-Veress’ research was cited in a lengthy Washington Post story on the errant strike and the professor recently spoke with Middlebury’s Andrew Cassel about his research and work at the Institute.

Examining the August 29 Kabul Drone Strike

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    Warning on Domestic Terrorism

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    Professor Jason Blazakis, director of the Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism, recently wrote a piece for the Washington Post warning that the next 9/11-scale event in the United States is likely to stem from domestic terrorism.

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    The Power of Open-Source Intelligence

    | by Muchadei Zvoma

    The Economist recently explored how open-source intelligence (OSINT) can challenge governments’ monopolies on information, with insight from Middlebury Institute professor Jeffrey Lewis of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. The article is behind a paywall but you can watch a video interview we conducted with Jeffrey Lewis on OSINT.

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