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Understanding vulnerability and resilience in individuals to the influence of Al Qa’ida violent extremism

Occasional Paper 98 is a Rapid Evidence Assessment that identifies the social and physical factors for vulnerability or resilience.

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Occasional Paper 98 is a Rapid Evidence Assessment that identifies the social, psychological and physical factors for vulnerability or resilience to Al Qa’ida influenced violent extremism. 

In the absence of a mature empirical evidence base it explores what transferrable knowledge can be taken from the more developed literature on other types of violent activity e.g. other terrorist activity, gangs, cults, etc.