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State Cyberterrorism: A Contradiction in Terms?

Stuart Macdonald Orcid Logo, Lee Jarvis, Lella Nouri Orcid Logo

Journal of Terrorism Research, Volume: 6, Issue: 3, Pages: 62 - 75

Swansea University Authors: Stuart Macdonald Orcid Logo, Lella Nouri Orcid Logo

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DOI (Published version): 10.15664/jtr.1162

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This article explores findings from a global survey of the terrorism research community to explore whether states may be deemed capable of conducting cyberterrorism. The article begins with a brief review of recent literature on state terrorism, identifying empirical and analytical justifications fo...

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ISSN: 2049-7040
Published: 2015
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