publication . Master thesis . 2016

New trends in terrorism : the use of social media, cyber-terrorism, the role of open-source intelligence and the cases of rightwing extremism and lone wolf terrorism

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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Πανεπιστήμιο Πειραιώς
  • Country: Greece
Abstract
Terrorism has existed almost as long as humanity, and has appeared in various forms, creating new and evolving trends, making the definition of terrorism even more difficult to define. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the new trends in terrorism after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, as well as attempting to find the factors that facilitate the emergence and/or recurrence of trends in terrorism, by examining the related Literature, creating case studies and providing supporting evidence from material composed by the terrorist organizations, such as the electronic magazines of ISIS and al-Qaeda. The thesis, at first provides a theoretical framework, that ai...
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free text keywords: Terrorism, Violence, Social media, Cyber terrorism
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