A Woman’s Place: US Counterterrorism Since 9/11

SCI hosted a book talk with Dr. Joana Cook, author of A Woman’s Place: US Counterterrorism Since 9/11. Drawing on extensive primary source interviews and documents, A Woman’s Place traces the evolution of women’s place in U.S. counterterrorism efforts. During the talk, Dr. Cook discussed how and why women have developed the roles they have and examined how the evolving roles of women in Al-Qaeda and ISIS have impacted U.S. counterterrorism considerations.

Watch the full video recording below.

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