CFR Staff

Jacob Ware

Research Associate, Counterterrorism and Studies Program


Leaving Afghanistan Will Make America Less Safe,” with Bruce Hoffman, War on the Rocks, May 5, 2021.

The Ninja Missile: A Breakthrough in U.S. Counter-Terrorism Weaponry?Jamestown Foundation Terrorism Monitor 19, no. 8 (April 2021): 7-10.

Beta Uprising: Is there an Incel Threat to Asia?Counter Terrorist Trends and Analyses 13, no. 2 (March 2021): 10-15.

The Public Should Be Warned When a Rampage Is Underway,” with Bruce Hoffman,, March 24, 2021.

Teen terrorism inspired by social media is on the rise. Here's what we need to do,” with Farah Pandith, NBC THINK, March 22, 2021.

Countering Violent Extremism: Three Moves Biden Should Make Now,” with Farah Pandith,, January 28, 2021.

Terrorism and Counterterrorism Challenges for the Biden Administration,” with Bruce Hoffman, CTC Sentinel 14, no. 1 (January 2021).

Fighting Back: The Atomwaffen Division, Countering Violent Extremism, and the Evolving Crackdown on Far-Right Terrorism in America,” Journal for Deradicalization 25 (Winter 2020-21): 74-116.

Female extremists in QAnon and ISIS are on the rise. We need a new strategy to combat them,” with Farah Pandith and Mia Bloom, NBC THINK, December 11, 2020.

Fighting demons, healing hatred, restoring hope: How to defeat extremism in the US military,” with Chris Buckley and Myrieme Churchill, Military Times, November 28, 2020.

The Terrorist Threat from the Fractured Far Right,” with Bruce Hoffman, Lawfare, November 1, 2020.

Transnational White Supremacist Militancy Thriving in South Africa,” Africa in Transition, September 17, 2020.

Two decades after 9/11, terror has morphed,” with Farah Pandith, CNN, September 11, 2020.

Spring Provides Timely Reminder of Incel Violence—And Clarifies How to Respond,” with Jon Lewis, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, August 28, 2020.

U.S. Retrenchment Will Intensify Crisis in Idlib,” with Amir Asmar,, June 30, 2020.

The Challenges of Effective Counterterrorism Intelligence in the 2020s,” with Bruce Hoffman, Lawfare, June 21, 2020.

Terrorist Targeting in the Age of Coronavirus,” with Samantha Stern and Nicholas Harrington, International Counter-Terrorism Review 1, no. 3 (June 2020).

COVID Lessons Learned From Tackling Extremist Ideologies,” with Farah Pandith, Cipher Brief, June 11, 2020.

Remembering Toronto: Two Years Later, Incel Terrorism Threat Lingers,” with Bruce Hoffman and Ezra Shapiro, Global Network on Extremism & Technology, May 6, 2020.

Assessing the Threat of Incel Violence,” with Bruce Hoffman and Ezra Shapiro, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, April 2020.

Iran Unlikely to Negotiate With the United States in the Near-Term,” with Amir Asmar,, April 20, 2020.

Testament to Murder: The Violent Far-Right’s Increasing Use of Terrorist Manifestos,” International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, March 2020.

Al-Qaeda: Threat or Anachronism?” with Bruce Hoffman, War on the Rocks, March 12, 2020.

Incels: America’s Newest Domestic Terrorism Threat,” with Bruce Hoffman, Lawfare, January 12, 2020.

Are We Entering a New Era of Far-Right Terrorism?” with Bruce Hoffman, War on the Rocks, November 27, 2019.

After Baghdadi: What Hurts the Islamic State May Help Al-Qaeda,” with Bruce Hoffman,, October 29, 2019.

Is 3-D Printing the Future of Terrorism?” with Bruce Hoffman, Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2019.

Halle Shooting: The New Terrorism Reality,” with Bruce Hoffman,, October 11, 2019.

Terrorist Groups, Artificial Intelligence, and Killer Drones,” War on the Rocks, September 24, 2019.

Siege: The Atomwaffen Division and Rising Far-Right Terrorism in the United States,” International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, July 2019.

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