How Hizbullah Is Using the Internet to Incite Violence in Israel

(Combating Terrorism Center at West Point) Michael Shkolnik and Alexander Corbeil - Hizbullah has used social media to recruit Israeli Arabs and West Bank-based Palestinians to attack Israeli targets. It uses social media to establish contact with potential recruits before transitioning to more encrypted communications platforms, transferring funds, and issuing instructions to form cells, conduct surveillance, and carry out terrorist attacks. While every virtual plot has been foiled thus far, Israeli authorities must spend time and resources disrupting these schemes.

2019-11-08 00:00:00

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