Deterring terrorism is best approached as part of a broad effort to influence all elements of a terrorist system, and simple, conceptual models of decisionmaking can help in understanding how to affect others' behavior. The paper lays out a theory of how to use influence to affect elements of a terrorist system, touching on root causes, individual motivation, public support, and likely factors in the decisionmaking of terrorist organizations.A Factor Tree for Public Support If public support matters, then what are the factors contributing to it? Figure 4.3 is a factor tree based on Paula#39;s work (Paul, 2009). Viewing the factors, one may think of influence efforts to mitigate the populationa#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||Simple Models to Explore Deterrence and More General Influence in the War with Al-Qaeda|
|Author||:||Paul K. Davis|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2014-05-20|