Homegrown Islamic Radicalization: Worth Studying

(Washington Post) Editorial - The Justice Department recorded nearly four dozen terrorism cases involving U.S. citizens or residents in 2009, including those who planned attacks on American soil. In 2010, the department noted roughly 20 such cases. More time should be spent understanding the role of Web sites and chat rooms in the radicalization of impressionable young men. And more effort must be expended in working with the Muslim community to detect and defuse the forces that would lead a few to join the ranks of the violent.

2011-03-11 00:00:00

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