Look beyond ideology to understand terrorism

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To avoid future cases like Shamima Begum we must avoid the general temptation to try to understand terrorism only in terms of ideology: the idea that there is a ripple of extremism percolating in society that has infected a few vulnerable people. Instead, we must look deeper to its root causes.
Original languageEnglish
JournalComment Central
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • terrorism
  • radicalisation
  • causes of terrorism
  • violent extremism

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