I’ve been meaning to share these for quite some time, with a half open mind or someone who appreciates the research might even change their stalwart position. This professor’s database was detailed enough that the government wanted to use it.

Plot spoiler: it’s blowback but the facts and figures he provides are enlightening

Dr Robert Pape
     professor of political science at the University of Chicago
Dying to Win

part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4HnIyClHEM

part 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwODYq63ku0
over 95% of terrorism attacks have one think in common

part 3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPhDVigmGQ4

part 4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VD7hdRcapYM