A Mathematical Method for Assessing Whether a Terrorist Cell Has Been Broken; the Perversity of the U.S. Electoral College

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GEOMETRY FOR G-MEN: When FBI agents arrest a few members of a terrorist cell, how can they know if the cell has been disabled?

Several scholars have brought mathematical tools to bear on that crucial question. Social scientists have imagined...

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