A internet como meio de difusão do radicalismo islâmico

Translated title of the contribution: Internet as a diffusion tool of radical islamism

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The present paper pretends to analyze the role played by the Internet as a mean to diffuse radical Islamism, pointing out that the emergence of users (v.g. Younis Tsouli, Aabid Khan), that not only participated in radical forums, but disseminated radical information – and also incentivized the practice of terrorist jihadist acts. Likewise it is important to analyze the advantages that Internet offers to radical Islamism – such as user´s security, as a mean to supply information – and what is the relevance of the Internet in the process of radicalization, with the objective to pinpoint some solutions to combat this phenomenon.
Translated title of the contributionInternet as a diffusion tool of radical islamism
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)245-263
Number of pages18
JournalNação e Defesa
Issue number128
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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