Behind Lone Wolves

In the recent shooting at YouTube HQ, we thought we would comment on these terrible lone wolf attacks. In one of our newsletters we stated that a lone wolf attacker is someone who prepares and commits violent acts alone, outside of any command structure and without material assistance from any group. However, he or she may be influenced or motivated by the ideology and beliefs of an external group, and may act in support of such a group.” Dylan Roof (pictured), who slaughtered nine African Americans in a church, is said to be a classical lone wolf attacker. Enjoy the mini reading and exercise below:

(Source:http://newamericamedia.org/Roof.jpg)

 

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