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New York Times: Deprogramming Jihadists


New York Times: Deprogramming Jihadists

November 10, 2008

START Researcher John Horgan Quoted in "Deprogramming Jihadists"

Katherine Zoepf of the New York Times quotes John Horgan, Director of the International Center for the Study of Terrorism at Penn State, on motivations for joining terrorist movements in her article, Deprogramming Jihadists. START supports additional work by Horgan in this area as well as a related study by Arie Kruglanski, "Countering Jihadist Ideology among Detainees: The Effects and Effectiveness of De-Radicalization Programs".

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