The Making of a Homegrown Terrorist: Brainwashing Rebels in Search of a Cause

The Making of a Homegrown Terrorist: Brainwashing Rebels in Search of a Cause

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What are the factors that lead some individuals to become terrorists? In this book, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst examines case histories of terrorism and reveals how radicalized youths living next door can become dangerous homegrown terrorists. a€c Presents a detailed study of 20 homegrown terrorists' life situations and psychodynamics that will not only answer questions for general readers, such as qWhat were the two brothers behind the Boston Marathon bombings really like?q but also supply psychiatrists, psychologists, law enforcement officers, and homeland security experts with invaluable insights for interviewing possible homegrown terrorists a€c Pinpoints reasons for radicalization among young people at a vulnerable, qin-betweenq period in their lives, such as conflicts with parents, disagreement with their parents' views about religion, or the perception that they are hypocritical a€c Covers acts of domestic terrorism in the 20th century ranging from the activities of the Weather Underground group in the 1970s to Timothy McVeigh's truck bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995 to the Boston Marathon bombings of 2013He used fake names and sometimes pretended to be black. John saw the Spike ... However, he ap- parently had trouble fitting in, so he took an independent study pro- gram and got a GED at age 16 (Tyrangiel 2001, 2). Johna#39;s father ... his diploma be Sulayman al-Lindh, though he never picked up the certificate. He begananbsp;...


Title:The Making of a Homegrown Terrorist: Brainwashing Rebels in Search of a Cause
Author: Peter A. Olsson MD
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-02-25
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