Lone wolf

TSAS WP18-02 ‘How “Alone” are Lone-Actors? Exploring the Ideological, Signaling, and Support Networks of Lone-Actor Terrorists’

Author(s): Hofmann-- David
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2018
Description:

The threat of lone-actor terrorism poses a unique challenge to security practitioners tasked with detecting, identifying, and preventing acts of ideologically and politically-motivated violence. Conventional knowledge and early academic work – …

Leaderless Resistance and the Loneliness of Lone Wolves: Exploring the Rhetorical Dynamics of Lone Actor Violence

Author(s): Joosse– Paul
Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2015

TSAS WP15-02: Terrorist Babble and the Limits of the Law: Assessing a Prospective Canadian Terrorism Glorification Offence

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2015
Description:

Since 2007, the Canadian government has repeatedly expressed interest in a terrorism “glorification” offence, responding to internet materials regarded by officials as terrorist propaganda and as promoting “radicalization”. In the – …

TSAS WP14-11: Can “Dangerous Speech” be Used in Explaining “Lone-Wolf” Terrorism?

Author(s): MacLean-- Jesse
Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2014
Description:

“Lone wolf terrorism” challenges security scholars and practitioners alike with its unpredictable and ambiguous nature. One of the greatest of these challenges is contextualizing the part of socialization and indoctrination – …

Far-Right Lone Wolf Homicides in the United States

Year: 2013
Description:

Relying on data from the Extremist Crime Database (ECDB), we comparatively examine characteristics of far-right homicides in the United States perpetrated by suspects with no evident affiliations with domestic terrorist – …