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Explaining online radicalisation

It is well known that the internet and in particular social media have become an important recruitment ground for terrorists. What is less well understood is how people become radicalised online. A proposed explanatory model for radicalisation is presented based on social theorist and historian Michel Foucault. Lone wolf terrorism is the main focus of […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 6th February 2013

FBI: “Today, the White House posted a statement on online radicalization and how the government is working to combat it…including through the establishment of a new interagency working group as well as raising awareness through existing initiatives.” The Guardian: “John Brennan, Barack Obama’s nominee for CIA director, will come under renewed pressure at his confirmation […]

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