How Hizbullah Is Using the Internet to Incite Violence in Israel

(Combating Terrorism Center at West Point) Michael Shkolnik and Alexander Corbeil - Hizbullah uses social media to recruit Israeli Arabs and West Bank-based Palestinians to attack Israeli targets. Using encrypted messaging services, terrorist operatives attempt to recruit and assist individuals or cells based in different countries to carry out attacks. This study reviews Hizbullah's efforts to build relationships with Palestinians and Iran's recent push to escalate violence against Israel from the West Bank. It then focuses on key cases of Hizbullah's virtual planners recruiting operatives in the West Bank.

2019-12-02 00:00:00

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