J.D. Maddox

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J.D. Maddox is an adjunct professor of national security studies at George Mason University’s Department of Information Sciences and Technology. He recently served as the Director of Analytics at the interagency Global Engagement Center, and has led counterterrorism activities at CIA, DOD, NNSA, and DHS.

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Foreign Policy Essay

The Tragedy of the Mass-Shooter Algorithm

Editor’s Note: Rampage killings are a longstanding U.S. problem that is only growing worse. After many attacks, law-enforcement officials discover social media postings or writings that indicated murder was in the air, raising the question of whether this information could have been exploited to prevent the killing in the first place. George Mason's ​J.D. Maddox, who was a U.S.