ABSTRACT

Role of Social Networks in the Evolution of Al Qaeda-Inspired Violent Extremism in the United States, 1990-2015   [open pdf - 3MB]

From the executive summary: "This report analyses the networks and organizations that mobilize and direct Americans for jihadist action, or that raise money in the US for Hamas and Hezbollah. The study employs a quasi-experimental method using a control-case design, comparing the network structures of American terrorism offenders inspired by Hezbollah with those of Sunni extremist groups aligned with Al Qaeda, and in recent years ISIL [Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant."

Report Number:
250416
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Date:
2016-11
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
National Criminal Justice Reference Service: https://www.ncjrs.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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