Recruitment

TSAS WP16-14: Talking to Foreign Fighters: Socio-Economic Push versus Existential Pull Factors

Year: 2016
Description:

The research acquired primary data through interviews with foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the families and friends of such fighters, and other online supporters of jihadism, to better understand – …

Iraq versus lack of integration: understanding the motivations of contemporary Islamist terrorists in Western countries

Author(s): Mullins-- Sam
Geography: Iraq
Year: 2012
Description:

Abstract: Despite being nearly 10 years into the ‘Global War on Terror’ there is still confusion as to what motivates the perpetrators of terrorist attacks, particularly those in the West. – …

Sentiment-Based Identification of Radical Authors (SIRA)

Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: As violent extremists continue to surface in online discussion forums, counter-extremism agencies search for new and innovative ways of uncovering their digital indicators. Using a sample of approximately 1 – …

Normative support for terrorism: The attitudes and beliefs of immediate relatives of Jema’ah Islamiyah members

Geography: Southeast Asia
Year: 2011
Description:

Abstract: Families might be an important source of norms that legitimize terrorism, an assumption that has yet to be tested empirically. To investigate this, surveys were administered to 20 immediate – …

Recruitment and selection in violent extremist organizations: Viewing through an industrial and organizational psychology lens

A Radical Sociability: In Defense of an Online/Offline Multidimensional Approach to Radicalisation

Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2015

Terrorist and extremist organizations’ use of the internet for recruitment

Publisher: Routledge

Implementing Montreal’s Centre for the prevention of radicalization leading to violence: Insights from the 2015 TSAS Summer Academy

Author(s): Berube– Maxime
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 – …

Terrorist Networks as Strategic Repertoires: Functional Differentiation among Al-Shabaab Terror Cells

Year: 2013
Description:

This article explains variation across the characteristics and structure of Al-Shabaab (AS) networks as a function of strategic repertoires. (Source: Publication).

The Link Between Unemployment and Terrorism

Author(s): Ali– Mohamed
Publisher: TED Talk
Year: 2013

From Rehabilitation to Recruitment: Stopping the Spread of Terrorist Doctrines within our Prisons Before it Becomes a National Security Problem

Author(s): Wilner-- Alex
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2010
Description:

This paper does not take an alarmist view of the situation within Canada. But it does sound an alarm. We have only just begun incarcerating Canadian terrorists in significant numbers – …

Community and Family Approaches to Combating the Radicalization and Recruitment of Somali-American Youth and Young Adults: A Psychosocial Perspective

Year: 2009
Description:

Between late 2007 and autumn 2008, an estimated 18 or more Somali-American adolescent boys and young men living in the Minneapolis area secretly left their homes and flew to Somalia – …