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Oct 27th, 2019

Summary: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the founder and leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was killed in a U.S. special forces operation in northwest Syria near the Turkish border, President Donald Trump announced.

Summary: Psychological evaluation of Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, with personality profile and threat assessment, by Aubrey Immelman of the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics.

Apr 20th, 2009

Summary: On the 10th anniversary of the Columbine tragedy, Aubrey Immelman recounts his peripheral involvement in the landmark event, first as a profiler for U.S. News & World Report in the immediate aftermath of the shooting and later as a collaborator with Rocky Mountain News reporter Jeff Kass, developing detailed psychological profiles of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold for Kass’ 2009 book, “Columbine: A True Crime Story.”

Mar 14th, 2009

Summary: Jeff Kass, one of the first reporters on the scene of the Columbine High School shooting on April 20, 1999, has completed the definitive work on the tragedy, “Columbine: A True Crime Story.”