Pre-Incident Indicators of Terrorist Activities

The Identification of Behavioral, Geographic, and Temporal Patterns of Preparatory Conduct by Brent L. Smith; Kelly R. Damphousse; Paxton Roberts. May 2006

Studies the relationship between preparatory and ancillary behaviors, both criminal and noncriminal, of terrorist group members and the terrorist acts they eventually plan or carry out. The goal of the study was to identify patterns of conduct that might lead to intervention prior to the commission of actual terrorist incidents.