Lone Actor Terrorism: Combating Jihadist Terror - Series 1 - Episode 3

Anthony Richards, Paul Gill (Performer)

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In this episode of Combating Jihadist Terrorism, Dr Anthony Richards and Paul Gill, Professor in Security and Crime Science at UCL, discuss lone actor terrorism. Professor Gill shares the results of his research using empirical data gathered from a data set of over 110 lone actor terrorists. He describes how the Internet is used by lone actor terrorists, what the motivations behind lone actors are, how those motivations sometimes are unrelated to ideology and how online radicalisation is a misnomer.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • terrorism
  • lone actor terrorists
  • internet
  • motivations
  • datasets
  • case studies
  • radicalisation

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