The Secret Lives of Terrorists
Struggles that Change Little in the Real World
Publisher: Le Monde diplomatique
Date Written: 01/10/2011
Year Published: 2011
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16051
European groups who took part in violence in the 1970s and 80s did not gain the wide popular support they had hoped for. Interest in terrorism has grown since 9/11, but the motivations for it are not well understood: the transition from radicalisation to violence is neither systematic nor inevitable.