Library of Congress: Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation
Analyst and renowned terrorism expert Gabriel Weimann discusses his new book “Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation.” Weimann has been in the forefront of tracking terrorist movements online since the late 1990s. His recent research has brought attention to the fastest emerging form of terrorism, the “lone wolf,” a person who commits acts in support of some group, movement or ideology, but does so alone, outside of any command structure.
Speaker Biography: Gabriel Weimann is a professor of Communication at Haifa University, Israel. He is presently at the Woodrow Wilson Center finishing his new book, “Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation.” His research interests include the study of media effects, political campaigns, persuasion and influence, media and public opinion, modern terrorism and the mass media. He published eight books including “The Theater of Terror” and “Terror On the Internet.”
TITLE: Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation
SPEAKER: Gabriel Weiman, Haifa University
EVENT DATE: April 1, 2014
RUNNING TIME: 62 minutes
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