Students of The Naval Postgraduate School produce research related to terrorism and political violence. A few examples are listed below. More examples as well as papers and research from other centers can be found at the Homeland Security Digital Library which is a project of the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.
The Origins and Strategic Objectives of the Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Khalifa Hajji, December 2009
Islamist Terrorist Networks Networks Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slaven Blavicki September 2009
Agency and Structure as Determinants of Female Suicide Terrorism: A Comparative Study of Three Conflict Regions, Matthew P. Dearin December 2009
An Assessment of the Global War on Terrorism, 2001-2010, Abdalkhalq Ma’ruf Alftimat, December 2010
An account of a Naval Postgraduate School, August 2010 workshop, “Terrorist Innovations in Weapons of Mass Effect: Preconditions, Causes, and Predictive Indicators” can be found here.