From Al Qaeda to white supremacists, the internet plays an increasingly important role in radicalizing homegrown and domestic terrorists. BPC’s Homeland Security Project released its latest report, Countering Online Radicalization in America, which explains how online radicalization works and what needs to be done to counter it. Based on extensive research and dozens of interviews with experts and policymakers, it sets out a balanced and practical approach, which respects American values while protecting the homeland from terrorism. The co-chairs outlined their conclusions, and a panel discussion followed.
Read the press release here.
Thomas Kean Former Governor of New Jersey Co-chair, 9/11 Commission Co-chair, BPC Homeland Security Project Lee Hamilton Former Representative from Indiana Co-chair, 9/11 Commission Co-chair, BPC Homeland Security Project Peter Bergen National Security Analyst, CNN Follow @peterbergencnn Will McCants Analyst, Center for Naval Analyses Follow @will_mccants Peter Neumann Report Author Professor of Security Studies, King’s College London Director, International Center for the Study of Radicalization Follow @PeterRNeumann