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Lone wolf terrorism

Jeffrey D. Simon

Lone wolf terrorism

understanding the growing threat

by Jeffrey D. Simon

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism,
  • Internet and terrorism,
  • Prevention,
  • Terrorists

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeffrey D. Simon ; foreword by Brian Michael Jenkins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .S524 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination331 pages
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27217749M
    ISBN 101633882373
    ISBN 109781633882379
    LC Control Number2016014589
    OCLC/WorldCa940933282

      He, along with Ramon Spaaij, a sociologist at Victoria University, built one of the DOJ-funded databases and will be publishing the data in the forthcoming book, The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism.   In The Alphabet Bomber: A Lone Wolf Terrorist Ahead of His Time, internationally renowned terrorism expert Jeffrey D. Simon tells the gripping tale of Muharem Kurbegovic, a bright but emotionally disturbed Yugoslav immigrant who single-handedly brought Los Angeles to a standstill during the summer of He had conjured up the fictitious group “Aliens of America,” but it was soon .

    lone wolf terrorism Download lone wolf terrorism or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get lone wolf terrorism book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.   History Of The Term: Lone Wolf Terrorism The term “lone wolf” has been used since as far back as the 19th century to describe the one person who breaks away from the pack. The term has been used in film and in mystery novels since at least Author: Amber Pariona.

    A new era in terrorism is emerging and the lone wolf is at the forefront. From Anders Breivik in Norway, who murdered scores of young people in a bombing and mass-shooting attack, to Nidal Malik Hasan in the United States, who killed many of his fellow soldiers after opening fire at a military base, lone wolves have demonstrated that they can be as dangerous as organized terrorist groups. Abstract: According to the Global Terrorism Index, lone wolf attackers are the main perpetrators of terrorist activity in the West. Since , 98% of all deaths from terrorism in the US have resulted from attacks carried out by lone actors, resulting in deaths, according to the index.


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Lone wolf terrorism by Jeffrey D. Simon Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Lone Wolf Terrorism is a wake-up call to those who view terrorism solely as a threat that comes from large groups acting through well-organized networks. This mistaken view often leads to the conclusion that fighting terrorism is like waging a war with large military by:   Lone wolf terrorism is the new catchy term being over used by by the news factories like CNN and Fox.

The reality is that this type of terrorism is not new at all, in fact it goes back a long time. The author does a good job chronicling the history of lone wolf terrorism as well as classifying the motivational types of lone wolf terrorists/5. In Lone Wolf, Maryanne Vollers brings the reader deep inside one of the most sensational cases of domestic terrorism in American history.

At the same time, without losing sight of the hideous nature of Rudolph's violent crimes, she successfully puts a human face on an iconic killer while exploring the painful mysteries of the heart/5(29).

Well written and exhaustively researched, The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism is an encyclopedia of information on the history, characteristics, methodology, Lone wolf terrorism book evolution of the lone wolf threat.

Historical data is broken into pre-9/11 and post-9/11 groupings for analysis. The book presents holistic information succinctly and in a readable fashion. Jeffrey Simon has written a readable analysis of the phenomenon of the lone wolf terrorist.

The book is well organized. The prose is very readable and intriguing, pulling you through the book. The book is heavily notated and makes frequent reference to other works on terrorism so the reader learns the names and works of other authors on terrorism/5(31).

This book is essential reading for anyone concerned about the potential terrorist threats from violence-prone individuals in our midst. A new era in terrorism is emerging and the lone wolf is at 4/5(1).

The study of lone wolf terrorism takes a significant leap forward in this important book. Hamm and Spaaij provide a thoughtful analysis and critical insights about the nature of lone wolf terrorism and terrorists. The book is a must-read for scholars, policymakers, and law enforcement officials.

-- Steven Chermak, Michigan State UniversityCited by:   The study of lone wolf terrorism takes a significant leap forward in this important book. Hamm and Spaaij provide a thoughtful analysis and critical insights about the nature of lone wolf terrorism and terrorists.

The book is a must-read for scholars, policymakers, and law enforcement officials. Steven Chermak, Michigan State University.

One of the first in-depth analyses of lone wolf terrorism, this publication sets out to answer these questions. Drawing on extensive international data and qualitative case studies, it examines the global patterns in and key features of lone wolf terrorism over the past four : Springer Netherlands.

The Lone Offender Terrorism Report, released by the FBI's Behavioral Threat Assessment Center, reviews 52 lone offender terrorist attacks committed within the United States between and The lethality of lone-wolf terrorism has reached an all-time high in the United States.

Isolated individuals using firearms with high-capacity magazines are committing brutally efficient killings with the aim of terrorizing others, yet there is little consensus on what connects /5.

The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism—a massive study of lone-actor terrorism in the United States—is the product of years of patient and dogged empirical investigation.

It is also the culmination of a lot of hard thinking about the interior world and entanglements of that most quintessentially American iteration of con temporary terrorism: the atomized and anomic loner who kills for political purposes.

The current study adds to this growing literature by relying on lone wolf terrorism data recently made available by the American Terrorism Study (ATS).

Our findings are valuable for members of the law enforcement and intelligence communities responsible for the early detection and prevention of lone wolf terrorism in the United States. In the second edition of his book originally published inSimon (The Terrorist Trap: America's Experience with Terrorism,etc.) focuses his scholarship on spree killers who act alone or with minimal r Timothy McVeigh, Theodore Kaczynski, Nidal Malik Hasan, Anders Breivik, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Syed Farook, Tashfeen Malik, and other "lone wolves" should be labeled Author: Jeffrey D.

Simon. The lethality of lone-wolf terrorism has reached an all-time high in the United States. Isolated individuals using firearms with high-capacity magazines are committing brutally efficient killings with the aim of terrorizing others, yet there is little consensus on what connects.

Understanding Lone Wolf Terrorism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What drives the lone wolf terrorist to commit mass vio /5.

Lone Wolf Terrorism (Paperback) Understanding the Growing Threat. By Jeffrey D. Simon, Brian Michael Jenkins (Foreword by) Prometheus Books,pp. Publication Date: Septem Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (2/19/).

The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism by Mark S. Hamm and Ramon Spaaij provides the national security professional with an exceptional overview and appreciation of this growing problem facing the United States and its partners. Detailed in their compilation of the incidents of lone wolf terrorism from –, the authors examine the incidents against 20 variables to help identify.

Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism is a book about lone wolf terrorism co-authored by Mark Hamm, a criminologist at Indiana State University and Ramon Spaaij, a sociologist at Victoria University, Australia. According to a review in Times Higher Education that described Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism as an "genuinely indispensable study of today’s steadily increasing terrorist threat," the book's.

and social ineptitude among lone wolves is relatively high”.7 Second, lone wolf terrorists isolate themselves from society.8 Third, lone wolf terrorists are known to distribute their manifestos and ideas, sometimes just prior to the attack.9 Lone wolf terrorism is a concept that is easy to understand from a theoretical Size: KB.

Lone Wolf Terrorism (Hardcover) Understanding the Growing Threat. By Jeffrey D. Simon, Brian Michael Jenkins (Foreword by) Prometheus Books,pp. Publication Date: Febru Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (9/27/).On 15 Decembera hostage crisis in the Lindt Café in Martin Place, Sydney ended with three deaths, including the suspect Man Haron Monis.

There is doubt as to whether or not Monis fit the definition of a lone wolf terrorist. Queensland University of Technology criminologist Associate Professor Mark Lauchs said it was important the siege wasn't elevated to a "terrorist attack" as such.This book highlights the dynamics of lone wolf terrorism and provides in-depth insights into the biographies of individual perpetrators.

It reveals the ideological roots of lone wolf terrorism and urges governments to take the threat seriously and implement suitable : Springer International Publishing.