The Terrorism Virus: Contemporary Traits and Mechanisms

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Sebastian Wojciechowski

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In order to present and understand the nature of modern terrorism it is important to realize its key properties as well the mechanisms that shape terrorism. Selected properties and mechanisms shaping modern terrorism which can be exemplified by the following: evolutionary nature of terrorism, asymmetry of terrorism, interferentiality of terrorism, multitude of components of terrorism, diffusion of terrorism, duality of terrorism, positive dimension of terrorism, terrorist as the system, diversity of terrorist activity goals, changeability of terrorist threat, the broad and narrow dimension of terrorism, counter-anti-terrorism, the confrontational and cooperational character of relations, calculation and operational strategy, disintegrational nature of terrorism, multidisciplinarity of terrorism, horizontal and vertical dimension of terrorism and a the few other traits or mechanisms.

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Wojciechowski, S. (2012). The Terrorism Virus: Contemporary Traits and Mechanisms. Przegląd Strategiczny, (2), 69-80. https://doi.org/10.14746/ps.2012.2.6
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