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Would-be warriors [electronic resource] : incidents of jihadist terrorist radicalization in the United States since September 11, 2001 / Brian Michael Jenkins.

By: Jenkins, Brian Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Occasional paper (Rand Corporation): OP-292-RC.Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xi, 20 p.).ISBN: 9780833049810 (pbk. : alk. paper); 083304981X (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780833049971 (electronic bk.); 0833049976 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Domestic terrorism -- United States | Terrorists -- Recruiting -- United States | Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Jihad | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- TerrorismGenre/Form: Electronic books (www) | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Would-be warriors.DDC classification: 363.3250973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
An average of six cases a year -- Who are these homegrown terrorists? -- What did they intend to do? -- No terrorist-prone personality -- The 1970s saw greater terrorist violence -- Are we doing this right? -- Recruitment will continue -- A chronology of the cases.
Summary: This paper examines the extent of jihadist radicalization in the United States, discusses who is being recruited, and assesses the domestic terrorist threat posed by the recruits. It then looks at how the recruits were identified by U.S. authorities and asks what this means for domestic counterterrorist strategy.
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This paper examines the extent of jihadist radicalization in the United States, discusses who is being recruited, and assesses the domestic terrorist threat posed by the recruits. It then looks at how the recruits were identified by U.S. authorities and asks what this means for domestic counterterrorist strategy.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-20).

An average of six cases a year -- Who are these homegrown terrorists? -- What did they intend to do? -- No terrorist-prone personality -- The 1970s saw greater terrorist violence -- Are we doing this right? -- Recruitment will continue -- A chronology of the cases.

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