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Research Highlight: Understanding Lone-actor Terrorism -- A Comparative Analysis with Violent Hate Crimes and Group-based Terrorism


Research Highlight: Understanding Lone-actor Terrorism -- A Comparative Analysis with Violent Hate Crimes and Group-based Terrorism

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This research highlight examines the characteristics of the 101 lone-actor terrorist attacks that occurred in the United States between 1992 and 2010 and compares them with the violent hate crimes and group-based terrorist attacks that occurred during the same period.

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Asal, Victor, and Kathleen Deloughery, Ryan King. 2013. "Research Highlight: Understanding Lone-actor Terrorism -- A Comparative Analysis with Violent Hate Crimes and Group-based Terrorism." College Park, MD. (October) http://www.start.umd.edu/pubs/START_UnderstandingLoneActorTerrorism_ResearchHighlight_Oct2013.pdf.

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