Participant Info

First Name
Yelena
Last Name
Biberman
Country
University
Skidmore College
Keywords
unconventional warfare, militias, terrorism, counterinsurgency
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

Unconventional Warfare, Counterinsurgency, and Militias in Pakistan and India

Recent Publications

Why Terrorists Target Children: Outbidding, Desperation, and Extremism in the Peshawar and Beslan School Massacres” (with Farhan Zahid), Terrorism and Political Violence (2016).

“Violence by Proxy: Russia’s Ex-Rebels and Criminals in Chechnya” (pp. 135-150), in State Terror, State Violence: Global Perspectives, ed. Bettina Koch (Wiesbaden: Springer, 2016).

One Shield, Two Responses: Anti-U.S. Missile Defense Shield Protests in the Czech Republic and Poland” (with Feryaz Ocakli), Politics & Policy 43, No. 2 (April 2015): 197-214.

The Problem with Proxies: Ideology is No Substitute for Operational Control” (with Orr Genish), Small Wars Journal, September 27, 2015.

Reimagining Pakistan’s Militia Policy,” Atlantic Council Issue Brief, April 27, 2015.

In Pakistan, Domestic Threats Begin to Overshadow India,” Washington Post, January 6, 2015.

Are There Lessons from Pakistan for Future of Fighting in Ukraine?Washington Post, May 27, 2014.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Pakistan, India

Research Areas

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