Book Discussion on Leaderless Jihad

Marc Sageman talked about his book Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century, published by University of Pennsylvania… read more

Marc Sageman talked about his book Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century, published by University of Pennsylvania Press. His book rejects the idea that certain individuals are predisposed to terrorism. It argues that the individual, outside influence, and group dynamics come together in a four-step process of radicalization that begins with traumatic events that spark moral outrage. Mr. Sageman showed slides during his presentation. He responded to questions from members of the audience. CNN terrorism analyst and New America Foundation fellow Peter Bergen provided commentary. close

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  • Peter L. Bergen Senior Fellow New America Foundation
  • Marc Sageman M.D. Senior Fellow Foreign Policy Research Institute->Center on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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Book Discussion on Leaderless Jihad

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202904-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 2, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 2008

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  • Mar 02, 2008 | 9:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 03, 2008 | 3:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2008 | 7:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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