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Terrorism And The Internet

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Terrorism And The Internet

Terrorism And The Internet

Terrorism And The Internet

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Gabriel Weimann discusses his study How Modern Terrorism Uses the Internet. Weimann argues that cyberterrorism is an exaggerated threat. He says terrorist groups are enjoying much more success in recruiting and fundraising online.

Guest:

Gabriel Weimann
*Senior fellow at the United States Institute for Peace
*Professor of communication at Haifa University in Israel
*His report www.terror.net: How Modern Terrorism Uses the Internet is part of a 6-year study of terrorists on the Web