Identification and analysis of major risk factors causing national terrorism
Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research
Article publication date: 12 June 2019
Issue publication date: 25 June 2019
National terrorism is a comprehensive problem caused by various factors and conditions that give rise to or are capable of giving rise to it. The paper aims to discuss this issue.
The purpose of this study is to identify the main risk factors contributing to the emergence of terrorism, based on an expert survey of the academic community and law enforcement officers who are directly involved in the security sector in the Russian regions.
The study identified 72 causes of national terrorism, which were then transformed into a questionnaire. The findings helped identify 18 major risk factors associated with the emergence of terrorism.
It was concluded that the elimination of these risk factors would generally reduce the impact of more insignificant factors. The results of the study may be useful for countries and national regions exposed to a high level of terrorist activity.
Novikov, A.V. and Koshkin, A.P. (2019), "Identification and analysis of major risk factors causing national terrorism", Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, Vol. 11 No. 3, pp. 225-239. https://doi.org/10.1108/JACPR-01-2019-0402
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