Current problems of Europe

Lone Wolf terrorism

Новикова О.Н.

Novikova O.N. – Ph.D. in history, head of Department of Europe and America, INION RAS.


Abstract. The article is providing insights into the threat of lone-actor terrorism and aims to define and analyze the main features and patterns of this phenomenom. Specific examination is made of the confluence between returning foreign fighters, domestic Daesh supporters, and the lone-actor terrorists.


Keywords: lone wolf terrorism, lone-actor terrorists, transnational terrorism, violent extremism, far-right extremism, Islamism, terrorist attacks.

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