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Jihadism in Norway: a Typology of Militant Networks in a Peripheral European Country

Pathways to radicalisationRadicalisationRegionsWorld

perspectives-on-terrorism-10-5Journal abstract

Jihadism in Norway has witnessed a huge shift from consisting primarily of foreign ethnically homogenous networks with a low capacity for mobilization, to the current situation where a loose country-wide network of domestic extremists have demonstrated a considerable capacity for foreign fighter recruitment over the past four years. In this article we introduce a typology for better understanding how jihadism takes root in Europe’s periphery.

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