WALTER LAQUEUR was the director of the Institute of Contemporary History in London for 30 years. Concurrently, he served as chairman of the International Research Council of CSIS in Washington, DC. He is the author of more than 25 books. CHRISTOPHER WALL is a cyber-security analyst focusing on emerging technologies, artificial intelligence, and data analytics to improve intelligence collection. He is an instructor for the Navy, teaching courses on counterterrorism and counterinsurgency.
A brief, fast-paced historical overview leads to probing and provocative ruminations on the multifarious factors that draw young men toward violence in the service of an ideology ... The authors' nuanced perspective on a complex phenomenon will appeal to readers interested in what lies beyond the headlines. --Publishers Weekly Of considerable interest to the geopolitically inclined, as are all of Laqueur's many books. --Kirkus Reviews