CTC Sentinel

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The first issue of CTC Sentinel published by the Combating Terrorism Center in December 2007, including articles by Bruce Hoffman and Jarret Brachman.

CTC Sentinel is a monthly, independent journal that 'leverages the Center’s global network of scholars and practitioners to understand and confront contemporary threats posed by terrorism and other forms of political violence.' The Sentinel was first published in December 2007. It is published by the Combating Terrorism Center, an independent, privately funded research institution that works towards informing counterterrorism policy and strategy. [1]

Submission guidelines

The journal states the following in its 'submission guidelines':

The CTC Sentinel is a monthly publication that seeks to provide understanding of contemporary threats posed by terrorism and other forms of political violence. The CTC Sentinel welcomes unsolicited submissions and article pitches. Prospective contributors should review the CTC Sentinel's archives to acquire context on the topics of interest to the journal. Submissions should be between 1500-2000 words. Footnotes are not included in the word count... The CTC Sentinel will assume that the submission is being offered exclusively and has not been published in any form elsewhere.[2]

The journal makes no statement about peer review.


Circa 2014

Editorial Board

Circa 2009


Editorial Board

Circa 2008

Editorial Board



  1. About the CTC Combating Terrorism Center, accessed 26 November 2014
  2. Accessible via: Combatting Terrorism Center CTC Sentinel. Accessed 9 February 2015
  3. Editorial Board CTC Sentinel, accessed 4 December 2014
  4. Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point CTC Sentinel Vol. 1 Issue 8, July 2008. p. 28.