Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism (CTEC) Director Jason Blazakis was one of four trainers conducting counter proliferation financing for authorities in Seychelles.
Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism (CTEC) Director Jason Blazakis was featured in Danish Public TV’s (DR TV) “Denmark’s Most Dangerous Terrorist” on Basil Hassan and ISIS.
CTEC Director Jason Blazakis Quoted in Reuter's "U.S. Designates Elite Iranian Force as Terrorist Organization"
In this article Director Blazakis believes that President Donald Trump’s decision to name Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a terrorist group could lead to deadly consequences for U.S. troops.
CTEC Director Jason Blazakis Co-publishes in Time Magazine: "Why Trump's Latest Move Against Iran Was Pointless - and Dangerous"
In this article Director Blazakis discusses why the IRGC designation could lead to the doubt of future designations, deadly consequences for U.S. military forces, and increased Iranian hostility.
CTEC Speaker Series: ProPublica Reporter and PBS Front Line Journalist, Sebastian Rotella, Discussed His Journalism and Research on Terrorism
The Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism (CTEC) hosted ProPublica Reporter and PBS Front Line Journalist, Sebastian Rotella, discussing his investigative journalism work on American Terrorist.
Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism’s (CTEC) Director Jason Blazakis was interviewed by Dr. Vince Houghton on the SpyCast Podcast: Rethinking CT: A Conversation with Jason Blazakis. Topics discussed include terrorism financing, state-sponsorship, and the rise of domestic terrorism.
Associate Professor Philipp Bleek and Zak Kallenborn published “Fellowship of the Drone” with CBRNe World. This article discusses the extant and potential CBRN implications of emerging drone swarm technology, identifying both novel threats and opportunities for bolstering defenses.
Associate Professor Philipp C. Bleek and Zachary Kallenborn MANPTS '15 Publish "Drones of Mass Destruction: Drone Swarms and The Future of Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Weapons" with War on The Rocks
Middlebury Institute of International Studies’ Associate Professor Philipp C. Bleek and alumnus MA NPTS ‘15 Zachary Kallenborn publish “Drones of Mass Destruction: Drone Swarms and the Future of Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Weapons” with War on the Rocks. The piece distills a longer article, “Swarming destruction: drone swarms and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons”, that they recently published in the Nonproliferation Review.
CTEC Director Jason Blazakis and MIIS students visit with Italian government officials at the Italian Ministry of Finance
CTEC Director and MIIS Professor Jason Blazakis along with MIIS Students met with Italian government officials at the Italian Ministry of Finance.
Middlebury Institute student, Kate Simi MANPTS ‘19, recently interviewed retired General Stanley McChrystal for the Special Operations Research Database (SORD) about his former experiences and insights into Special Operations Forces.