Lone wolf terrorists
1st Jul, 2020
The United Kingdom is facing a growing risk from so-called ‘lone wolf’ terrorists.
- The United Kingdom is facing a growing risk from so-called ‘lone wolf’ terrorists.
Who is a lone wolf’ terrorist?
- A lone actor, lone-actor terrorist, or lone wolf is someone who prepares and commits violent.
- In the United States, lone wolves may present a greater threat than organized groups, and terrorists have not been limited to Muslims
- Lone wolf attacks, in which extremist individuals translate their beliefs into violent actions, are hard to detect and prevent.
- In coordinated terror attacks, the chances of competent intelligence agencies detecting the perpetrators are much higher.