BPC to release online radicalization report tomorrow
Dec. 3, 2012
Washington, D.C. – In an op-ed published by POLITICO today, the co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Homeland Security Project, former Governor Tom Kean, former Congressman Lee Hamilton, who both formerly served as co-chairs of the 9/11 Commission, and Peter Neumann, Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalization, emphasized the “new and evolving threat” posed by the online radicalization of terrorists and called on Congress and the administration to pay more attention to the issue.
Over the past five months, BPC’s Homeland Security Project has studied dozens of cases and has spoken to leading experts and policymakers. Governor Kean, Congressman Hamilton and Neumann will release its findings tomorrow at an event at BPC.
For details about the event, click here.
“Our conclusion is clear: Online radicalization is here to stay, and future terrorist attacks against the homeland will involve individuals who have been radicalized — at least in part — on the Internet,” the authors said in the op-ed.
Read the full op-ed here.
Homeland Security Project