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Title

  • Main Title American Jihadist Terrorism: Combating a Complex Threat

Creator

  • Author: Bjelopera, Jerome P.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Organized Crime and Terrorism

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2010-12-07

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report describes homegrown violent jihadists and the plots and attacks that have occurred since 9/11. "Homegrown" and "domestic" are terms that describe terrorist activity or plots perpetrated within the United States or abroad by American citizens, legal permanent residents, or visitors radicalized largely within the United States. The report also discusses the radicalization process and the forces driving violent extremist activity. It analyzes post-9/11 domestic jihadist terrorism and describes law enforcement and intelligence efforts to combat terrorism and the challenges associated with those efforts.
  • Physical Description: 135 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Religion
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Islam
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Muslims
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Terrorism
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Criminal justice
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Counterterrorism
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense policy

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R41416
  • Accession or Local Control No: R41416_2010Dec07
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc491228