Radicalization of the Lone Actor Terrorist: Making Sense of the Senseless
Tuesday, 25 September| 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM |
In the past 15 years, the lone actor terrorist (LAT) has wreaked havoc in the U.S. and Europe. Despite efforts at the highest levels to deal with this phenomenon, the psychological process of radicalization of these individuals is not well understood. Drawing on both empirical research and anecdotal case studies, discuss what is known and and unknown about the psychology of the LAT, and how such understanding can inform threat management intervention and policy to mitigate LAT threats.
Session Number: 5313
Priority Subject Matter: ASIS International, Terrorism