The evolution of the modern jihadist movement -- and the public's response to it -- is not as unprecedented as some may think. There are intriguing similarities between nihilist and anarchist terrorists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and modern jihadists. The technological tools today's jihadists use are certainly new; after all, the internet and social media only emerged over the past few decades. But many of the tactics they rely on are as old as terrorism itself....
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