Characteristics of Terrorists Networks Based on Ideology and Practices

Ozgul F., Bowerman C.

1st European Network Intelligence Conference (ENIC), Wroclaw, Poland, 29 - 30 September 2014, pp.95-99 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume:
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/enic.2014.34
  • City: Wroclaw
  • Country: Poland
  • Page Numbers: pp.95-99
  • Police Academy Affiliated: No


Due to the interest by public audience and academic research, there has been a great interest in Terrorist Networks by the academicians, analysts and criminologists. Either to learn how to disrupt or to prevent their activities, structure of these networks are investigated. The final conclusion about their structure and topology came to the fact that they do not resemble each other, but there are categories of them. In this paper, we categorized these networks into six because of their ideologies and common practices. Example terrorist groups are also discussed.