Facts and Findings

Online-Radicalisation: Myth or Reality?

by Linda Schlegel

Mythos oder Realität?

The radicalisation into an extremist mindset and terrorist organizations has been an important issue for security policy in recent years. Especially since the rise of the so-called Islamic State it is debated what role the internet and social media play in radicalisation processes and what challenges for security considerations arise from technological developments.
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April 21, 2017
Islamistischer Terrorismus im Wandel
Event Reports
February 9, 2017
Radikalisierung „von Angesicht zu Angesicht“
Facts and Findings
February 6, 2018
Deutschland nach dem „Islamischen Staat”

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