Monterey Terrorism Research & Education Program


MonTREP Antiquities Conference 2016 Registration is Now Open!

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 7:34pm
On March 4, 2016, we will host Culture in the Crossfire: The Security and Policy Implications of the Trafficking and Destruction of Antiquities, at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies. The conflicts in Syria and Iraq, coupled with the rise of the Islamic State (IS), have brought renewed attention to the plight of cultural heritage in […]

Dr. Jeffrey M. Bale quoted by L.A.Times in “Who will provide the muscle for a Syrian ‘Islamic State-free zone’?”

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 9:25pm
Dr. Jeffrey M. Bale quoted by L.A. Times, “Who will provide the muscle for a Syrian ‘Islamic State-free zone’?” 

Dr. Jeffrey Bale Quoted in L.A. Times article, “U.S. response to refugee crisis is nowhere near that of Europe”

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 9:21pm
Dr. Jeffrey Bale Quoted in L.A. Times article, “U.S. response to refugee crisis is nowhere near that of Europe”

Dr. Sharad Joshi Co-authors Book Chapter, “The Transnational Security Threat From D-Company” in The Future of Counterinsurgency: Contemporary Debates in Internal Security Strategy

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 8:55pm
“The Transnational Security Threat From D-Company” Sharad Joshi, Gretchen Peters, and Phil Williams in The Future of Counterinsurgency: Contemporary Debates in Internal Security Strategy by Lawrence E. Cline and Paul Shemella, Editors, Praeger, 2015

MonTREP Students published in CTC Sentinel, “Digging in and Trafficking Out: How the Destruction of Cultural Heritage Funds Terrorism”

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:51pm
Please congratulate March Elliott and Jonathan Prohov on their recent publication in the CTC Sentinel with Brigadier General (Ret.) Russell Howard.

BG Howard Op Ed, “How ISIS Funds Terror Through Black Market Antiquities Trade”

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:13pm
BG (ret.) Russell Howard, MonTREP Senior Fellow, along with MonTREP students Marc Elliott and Jonathan Prohov, published an Op Ed this week entitled, “How ISIS Funds Terror Through Black Market Antiques Trade”.

Dr. Jeffrey M. Bale Interviewed By LA Times

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:15pm
MonTREP Professor, Dr. Jeffrey M. Bale, was interviewed in an LA Times article published this morning entitled, “Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned ‘superstar'”.

Jeffrey M. Bale interviewed by Vice News

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:21am
NPTS Professor and MonTREP Senior Researcher Jeffrey M. Bale was among those interviewed by Vice News concerning the 28 pages redacted by the Bush Administration from the US Government’s bipartisan 9/11 Report, which provided evidence of the reported involvement of Saudi officials in providing aid to some of the 9/11 hijackers. View full article here:

“Special Operations in Counterterrorism” Workshop Provides Unique Opportunity for NPTS Students

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:47am
The Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program at the Monterey Institute hosted its second annual workshop on special operations in counterterrorism bringing in experts in the field toMIIS to present March 28-30, 2014. Guest speakers from ranging from active duty military officers from Naval Post Graduate School’s Defense Analysis Department, Linda Robinson from RAND, as well […]

Terrorism Studies Club Meeting — Career Strategies

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 3:51pm
February 14, 2014 from 12:00-1:30PM, Morse B105 With the career fair on February 28 and many of us enveloped in job / internship applications, the meeting will be led by General Howard and he will speak about networking, how to get interviews, resume building, the logistics of finding jobs. General Howard will be looking at resumes and offering invaluable advice […]