What makes a homegrown terrorist? Human capital and participation in domestic Islamic terrorist groups in the U.S.A
This paper compares the characteristics of 63 alleged homegrown Islamic terrorists in the U.S.A. to a representative sample of 1000+ Muslim Americans. The alleged terrorists have about average level of education. Those with higher education were judged closer to succeeding.
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