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Lone wolf terror and the rise of leaderless resistance

Michael, George

Lone wolf terror and the rise of leaderless resistance

by Michael, George

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Published by Vanderbilt University Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism,
  • Case studies,
  • Right and left (Political science)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeorge Michael
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .M483 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25115897M
    ISBN 109780826518552
    LC Control Number2011046021

    “The topic of leaderless resistance/lone wolf terrorism is certainly a significant issue at the present time to both policy makers and academics A comprehensive scholarly overview of most of the significant theories and research on terrorism.”--Christopher Hewitt, author of Understanding Terrorism in America.   The myth of the ‘lone wolf’ terrorist published a manifesto that called for “leaderless resistance” to the US government. Beam, who was a member of both the Ku Klux Klan and the Aryan.

    Disturbing Trends in Lone Wolf Terrorism The Convergence of Mental Illness, Marginality, and Cyber Radicalism AR TICL E Article (PDF Available) in Skeptic 22(1) January with Reads. A lone actor, lone-actor terrorist, or lone wolf is someone who prepares and commits violent acts alone, outside of any command structure and without material assistance from any group. They may be influenced or motivated by the ideology and beliefs of an external group and may act in support of such a group. In its original sense, a "lone wolf" is an animal or person that generally lives or.

      "The topic of leaderless resistance/lone wolf terrorism is certainly a significant issue at the present time to both policy makers and academics. A comprehensive scholarly overview of most of the significant theories and research on terrorism."Pages: On J , Anders Behring Breivik detonated a car bomb in downtown Oslo, Norway. He didn't stop there, traveling several hours from the city to ambush a youth camp while the rest of Norway was distracted by his earlier attack. That's where.


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Ultimately, Michael suggests that leaderless resistance has become the most common tactical approach of political terrorists in the West and by: “Leaderless resistance” and “lone wolf terrorism” are concepts that have steadily gained importance in the study of oppositional subcultures and terrorist groups, being used to describe.

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While strategies of terrorists change to “lone wolf” tactics, the tools and weapons they use change as well, keeping pace with technological innovations. Michael’s thoroughly well-argued book concludes with a poignant, yet worrisome, statement, “A few angry people now have the potential to cause unprecedented destruction.”.

And in the longer term, he regards all of it as the possible harbinger of a new mode of warfare in which a lone-wolf combatants have a decisive part -- with leaderless resistance already a major factor in shaping the globalized-yet-fragmented 21st century. Maybe so.

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on the morning after Thanksgiving, a man named Larry Steve McQuilliams, clad in a tactical vest and back - pack hydration unit and armed with a semi-automatic AK, opened fire in Austin, Texas.

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