Understanding Lone Actor Terrorism: Past Experience, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies

Understanding Lone Actor Terrorism: Past Experience, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies

by Michael Fredholm (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138309142
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/19/2017
Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Fredholm is an Historian and Military Analyst, currently affiliated to the Stockholm International Program for Central Asian Studies (SIPCAS), Sweden. He is author of several books, including, most recently, The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Eurasian Geopolitics (2012).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Lone Actor and Autonomous Cell Terrorism, Michael Fredholm 1. Historical Lessons: An Overview of Early Anarchism and Lone Actor Terrorism, Richard Bach Jensen 2. World War A: Contemporary Anarchists and Extreme Left Perpetrators, José Pedro Zúquete 3. Extreme Right Perpetrators, Miroslav Mareš and Richard Stojar 4. Environmental-Extremist and Animal Rights Single Issue Perpetrators, Elżbieta Posłuszna and Miroslav Mareš 5. Jihadists, Al-Qaida, and the Islamic State, Michael Fredholm 6. Targeting Herself: Female Lone Actors, Hanna Runeborg 7. Fixated Individuals and the State’s Response: Networked Security, Jelle van Buuren 8. School Shootings and Lone Actor Terrorism, Leena Malkki 9. The Active Shooter Threat: Profiling Perpetrators for Preemptive Prevention, Joshua Sinai 10. Lone Actor Terrorism and CBRN Weapons, Michael Fredholm 11. Inside the Mind of the Lone Actor, Knut Sturidsson 12. Countering Lone Actor Terrorism: Networked Security Focused on Deeds, Not Thoughts, Michael Fredholm 13. Countering Lone Actor Terrorism: Weak Signals and Online Activities, Lisa Kaati and Fredrik Johansson 14. The Non-violent Lone Actor: The Insider Threat in Information Security, Joshua Sinai 15. Future Outlook and Response Strategies, Michael Fredholm Appendix: Lone Actor Terrorism, a Lifestyle Phenomenon?, Michael Fredholm and Hanna Runeborg

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