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Online Terrorist Propaganda, Recruitment, and Radicalization - (Hardcover)

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Online Terrorist Propaganda, Recruitment, and Radicalization is most complete treatment of the rapidly growing phenomenon of how terrorists’ online presence is utilized for terrorism funding, communication, and recruitment purposes. The book offers an in-depth coverage of the history of how terrorist groups developed an online presence and capability, emergence of various groups; the advancement of terrorist groups’ online presences; their utilization of video, chat room, and social media; and the capability for propaganda, training, and recruitment. The focus with work from general factors to specifics as relate to Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) or Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as the ultimate lone wolf/self-radicalizing entity at this juncture. A functional, real-world approach is used regarding the classification of the means and methods by which an online presence is often utilized to promote and support acts of terrorism. The book examines practical solutions in identifying the threat posed by terrorist propaganda and U.S. government efforts to counter it, with a particular focus on ISIS, the Dark Web, national and international measures to identify, thwart, and prosecute terrorist activities online.

Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Political Science, Computers + Internet
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2018
TCIN: 53900894
UPC: 9781138048263
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-3521
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