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What Drives Terrorism Part 4: Technology

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
May 25, 2017 | 08:00 GMT
As technology advances, terrorists and counterterrorism forces will continue to use it to their advantage. It just depends on who picks it up from the table first.
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What drives terrorism? By looking at the forces that influence trends in terrorism tactics, targets and tradecraft, attacks can be put into context and permit observers to anticipate how terrorism evolves. The first part of this series on these drivers examined the importance of ideology and terrorist theory. The second...

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