Mind of a Terrorist Forum 7
This week’s resources focused upon the topic of homegrown terrorism and the radicalization process associated with it. Concerning this overall issue, can you explain what psychological and behavioral factors might play a role in those U.S. citizens or legal U.S. residents who carry out such extremist violence? Also, how would you summarize the similarities and differences concerning the models covered by King and Taylor and do you feel they coincide with the factors you provided?———————————————————– Please use these resources—————Reading:
Hinkkainen, Kaisa. 2013. Homegrown Terrorism: The Known Unknown. Peace Economics, Peace Science, & Public Policy 19, no. 2: 157-179.
King, Michael, and Donald M. Taylor. 2011. The Radicalization of Homegrown Jihadists: A Review of Theoretical Models and Social Psychological Evidence. Terrorism & Political Violence 23, no. 4: 602-618.
Olsson, Peter A. 2013. Homegrown Terrorists, Rebels in Search of a Cause. Middle East Quarterly 20, no. 3: 3-10.