Dr. Jeffrey M. Bale is a Faculty Professor in the Graduate School of International Policy and Management at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS). He also frequently taught courses on an adjunct basis at the Naval Postgraduate School and San Jose State University. He obtained his BA in Middle Eastern and Islamic history at the University of Michigan, his MA in social movements and political sociology at the University of California at Berkeley, and his PhD in contemporary European history at Berkeley.
Terrorism, Political and religious extremism, Insurgency and counterinsurgency, Unconventional warfare, Intelligence and covert operations, Conspiracy theories, Comparative revolutionary movements, Youth subcultures and counterculture, Terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, Organized crime, European history and politics, Middle Eastern history and politics, Islamic history, Military history, International politics
PhD in Late Modern European History, University of California at Berkeley; MA in Political Sociology and Social Movements, University of California at Berkeley; BA in Middle Eastern, Islamic, and Central Asian History, University of Michigan
- The Abu Sayyaf Group in its Philippine and International Contexts
- South Africa’s Project Coast: “Death Squads,” Covert State- Sponsored Poisonings, and the Dangers of CBW Proliferation JS.oMut.
- Jihadist Cells and “I.E.D.” Capabilities in Europe: Assessing the Present and Future Threat to the West
- Islamism and Totalitarianism
- ‘National revolutionary’ groupuscules and the resurgence of ‘left-wing’ fascism: the case of France’s Nouvelle Résistance
- Political Paranoia vs. Political Realism
- Losing the “War of Ideas” in Europe: What Is to Be Done?