Accession Number:

ADA465567

Title:

Building an Army of Believers: Jihadist Radicalization Recruitment

Descriptive Note:

Congressional testimony

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Madame Chair I appreciate the opportunity to be here today where you have experienced homegrown terror firsthand to discuss the issues of radicalization and how to protect the homeland. Although the United States and its allies have achieved undeniable success in degrading the operational capabilities of jihadist terrorists worldwide, they have had less success in reducing the radicalization and recruitment that support the jihadist enterprise. My testimony today will simply highlight a few areas for further discussion Building an army of believers how the jihadists recruit Radicalization and recruitment in the United States How we might impede radicalization and recruitment, and Guiding principles for any actions we might consider.

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE