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Is terrorism contagious? Egmont Commentary, 9 August 2016

Renard, Thomas (2016) Is terrorism contagious? Egmont Commentary, 9 August 2016. [Policy Paper]

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    The multiplication of terrorist attacks in Europe over the past few months raises questions with regard to the diffusion of terrorism. This commentary argues that the Islamic State aims indeed for the contagion of terror. There is also evidence from the academic literature that terror strategies and tactics can inspire groups. However, there is no evidence that one attack can trigger others automatically – with the exception of pathological cases.

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    Item Type: Policy Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > Third Pillar/JHA/PJCC/AFSJ > terrorism
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Egmont : Royal Institute for International Affairs > Commentaries
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2018 16:51
    Number of Pages: 1
    Last Modified: 01 Feb 2018 16:51

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