Category: Homeland Security News

ExtremismExtremist Minds: These Psychological Traits Might Help Identify People Vulnerable to Becoming Radicalized By Leor Zmigrod Published 22 February 2021 The characteristics of peoples’ brains might offer clues about the political beliefs they hold dear. In a study of around 350 U.S. citizens, we examined the relationship between individuals’ cognitive traits – the unconscious ways

ExtremismInoculating against the Spread of Radical-Islamist and Islamophobic Disinformation Published 22 February 2021 Misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda are core components of radicalization and extremism and apply equally to Islamist radicalization and the generation of Islamophobia. One method of countering disinformation is to inoculate the information consumer. Misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda are core components of radicalization and