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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Internet a Front Line in Terror War

Experts are voicing concerns that extremist messages on the web may contribute to radicalization, even among residents of the United States.

"We couldn't put our finger on one thing -- whether it was mostly online sites or video," Chris Heffelfinger, an analyst for the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, told Cybercast News Service. "The threat is that the idea is so popular. Their goal is nationalism, but it's a virtual nation, and 80 to 90 percent of their propaganda is all virtual. Much of it didn't exist before the late 1990s, when they came online."

Someone must be reading the Huffington Post.

CNSnews: Internet a Front Line in Terror War

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