John Mueller

John Mueller is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. He is a member of the political science department and senior research scientist with the Mershon Center for International Security Studies at Ohio State University. He is a leading expert on terrorism and particularly on the reactions (or over-reactions) it often inspires.


War on Terror

by John Mueller on Aug 15, 2008

The “war on terror” began in response the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the US. In its efforts to curtail terrorism, it has threatened individual liberties.

Free Thoughts

What Are the Risks of Terrorism?

featuring John Mueller, Mark G. Stewart, Trevor Burrus, & Aaron Ross Powell on Dec 11, 2015

John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart join us to discuss their new book, Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism (2015).