CPOST’s Deputy Data Manager Presents at NATO

Mon., Apr. 22, 2019    |    CPOST

CPOST's Deputy Data Manager Jakob Urda, 4th year graduating from the college, represented CPOST at the NATO Defense Against Terrorism Center of Excellence in Ankara, Turkey this past April. Urda, a Senior, CPOST researcher and Political Science Major, stood in for Director Pape, giving a keynote address on why suicide terrorism happens and the strategic logic behind it. He gave a second lecture about key insights on recruitment tactics. Urda was able to participate in working groups where attendees shared their experiences and ideas for suicide terrorism solutions. “This experience was a real capstone for my time here. I am grateful to have represented CPOST and contribute to its mission on a global stage.” After graduation, Urda will participate in the Hertog War Studies Program at the Institute for the Study of War, followed by a full-time employment position at Gartner in August.