The Radicalization of Extremists/Terrorists - Why It Affects You

Alexander, Dean C.
July 2010
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jul2010, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p42
Trade Publication
The article discusses the radicalization processes of traditional and 2.0 extremist or terrorist. It stresses that individuals are radicalized to terrorist/extremist ideologies because of influences from family and exposure to the beliefs of secular and religious educational institutions and foreign and domestic religious institutions. It mentions that understanding the beliefs and ideologies of terrorists is essential in reducing the number of their attacks and securing security operations.


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