After the attack of September 11th, the United States has spent billions of dollars to analyze and dissolve terrorist groups on a global scale. However, to be able to track down organizations such as Al Qaeda, one must understand the complexity of an individual’s motivation to join. With the multitude of terrorist cells in the world, how do the United States and counterterrorist organizations classify these combatants in the context of their radical ideologies?
Watch American Military University’s recorded webcast for an in-depth analysis of the terrorist mind and how the culture of terrorism fits into the rest of the civilized world. Our panelists covered topics including:
- Root causes of terrorism
- Variations and history of terrorism
- Views on why individuals join
- The complexity of motivation
- Where do we go from here?