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The Real Online Terrorist Threat

Author: Evan F. Kohlmann
September/October 2006
Foreign Affairs

Fears of a "digital Pearl Harbor" -- a cyberattack against critical infrastructure -- have so preoccupied Western governments that they have neglected to recognize that terrorists actually use the Internet as a tool for organizing, recruiting, and fundraising. Their online activities offer a window onto their methods, ideas, and plans.

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