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Terrorism: The Rise of Homegrown Jihadists in Europe

By Dr. Melissa Schnyder
Associate Professor of International Relations at American Public University

A string of recent terror events including the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, the attacks in Copenhagen at a free-speech event and synagogue, and the anti-terror raids in Belgium that brought down a potential plot to kill police officers illustrate the threat of homegrown jihadism in Europe.

Jihadi Attack on Paris Newspaper May be Part of Larger Operation against 'Blasphemers'

By Anthony Kimery, Editor-in-Chief, and Kylie Bull, Managing Editor
Homeland Security Today
Special to In Homeland Security

Given the nature of the deadly attack on the Paris-based Charlie Hebdo newspaper offices last week, US counterterrorism intelligence sources told Homeland Security Today on condition of anonymity that there's been what they described as “pretty actionable" intelligence in various forms