Engaging the young into extremist and terrorist activities: An overview of ISIS radicalization and indoctrination technologies


Leonid Fituni


The article reviews the impact of terrorist, extremist and radical indoctrinative manipulations on the socio-political and in broader sense life orientation young people. The author shows the differences between the three types of organizations. He describes the methodology of investigating the age structure of terrorist organizations and the recruitment of young militants by terrorist organizations. The article goes further with the analysis of specific technologies for involving children and adolescents in extremist and terrorist activities, gender-differentiated approach to the objects of recruitment and organization of the educational process in the Islamic State (IG / IGIL).


Terrorism, security, socio-demographic structure of terrorist groups, teen recruitment technologies, teenage psychology, manipulation technologies


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