Jeremy Lee Pennington (APU): Analytical Method for The Identification of Lone Wolf Terrorist. Steven R. Ratner (Michigan): Self-Defense Against Terrorists: The Meaning of Armed Attack. Binoy Kampmark (RMIT): Murder in the Simulacrum: Bin Laden, Unbelievable Deaths and Depictions of Legal Exceptionality. Steven H. Resnicoff (DePaul): Shooting Down Suicide Airplanes: What's Law Got to Do with It? Max Abrahms (JHU): Does Terrorism Really Work? Evolution in the Conventional Wisdom since 9/11; and The Political Effectiveness of Terrorism Revisited. From the Journal of Terrorism Research, a special issue on Assessing the Emergency Response to Terrorism. From Collegium, a special issue on social cohesion, securitization and counter-terrorism. The retired terrorist: Before Osama bin Laden was killed in Abbottabad, he was locked in a house for five months with three wives and over a dozen children. An exaggerated threat: Americans do not have much to fear from Muslim homegrown terrorism and should be skeptical of claims that the threat is increasing.