Terrorism (definitions, motivation, strategy and tactics, innovation, links to organised crime, weapons of mass destruction, freelance, lone-wolf terrorism) and Counter-terrorism (security forces, intelligence, legal issues, countering terrorist financing, interagency cooperation, comprehensive strategy)

The Impact of COVID-19 on Salafi-Jihadi Terrorism

Norlen, Tova C.. "The Impact of COVID-19 on Salafi-Jihadi Terrorism." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 19, no. 2 (2020): 11-23.

Across the world, the staunchest holdouts in the face of COVID-19 [1] have been religious radicals, fundamentalists, and militants of just about every faith. While some have latched on to conspiracy theories, miracle cures, or end-of-times theologies, others are using the crisis as an opportunity to spread religious ideology and hate, urging followers to engage in militant or terrorist activity. Salafi-Jihadi groups are no different.