Saturday, June 18, 2016

Terrorists aren't especially impoverished, uneducated, or possessed of mental disease. Their most important characteristic is normalcy within their environment-2009 Rand Corp. peer reviewed study

2009, "Social Science for Counterterrorism," "Putting the pieces together," Rand Corp., Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense

"Terrorists are not particularly impoverished, uneducated, or afflicted by mental disease. Demographically, their most important characteristic is normalcy (within their environment). Terrorist leaders actually tend to come from relatively privileged backgrounds."...p. xxiv, subhead, "Why people become terrorists," (previous page)

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