What drives lone offenders?


Lone offender attacks – sometimes called “lone wolf” attacks – make headlines fairly regularly

It’s not just the single shooter killing dozens and injuring hundreds in Las Vegas, but also shootings in Washington and Texas shopping centers.

In Nice, France; Orlando, Florida; and elsewhere, atrocities committed by individuals apparently acting alone have surprised and concerned the public and authorities…

Nauk 1aBecause just one person is at the center of the event, these sorts of attacks can seem more puzzling and be harder to explain than, say, bombings or shootings by organized terrorist groups.

That also makes them more difficult to detect and…

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