Lone Wolf Terrorists

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“Researches believe domestic lone wolf terrorists are fundamentally different than organized international terrorist groups” (). Lone wolf terrorists rarely carry out their criminal acts because of politics alone, but find their motivation through personal grievances, disputes, or hateful ideology. Furthermore, unlike international terrorists, lone wolf terrorists have a history of some sort of mental health issue. Law enforcement agencies believe that lone terrorist have more in common with apolitical mass murders than organized terrorist cells, because their attacks tend to be less effective and deadly than coordinated attacks by organized terrorists groups (). Unlike international terrorists organizations, lone terrorist conduct their violence in a place they are familiar with. However, lone terrorists are similar to international terrorists because they also carry out violence in unknown locations. International terrorists…show more content…
Lone wolf terrorists rarely carry out their criminal acts because of politics alone, but find their motivation through personal grievances, disputes, or hateful ideology. Furthermore, unlike international terrorists, lone wolf terrorists have a history of some sort of mental health issue. Law enforcement agencies believe that lone terrorist have more in common with apolitical mass murders than organized terrorist cells, because their attacks tend to be less effective and deadly than coordinated attacks by organized terrorists groups (). Unlike international terrorists organizations, lone terrorist conduct their violence in a place they are familiar with. However, lone terrorists are similar to international terrorists because they also carry out violence in unknown locations. International terrorists are easier to trace because they are all over the media outlets, whereas lone terrorist are harder to

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