What is Lone-Actor Terrorism?
- A continuum of connections to likeminded extremists and lone-actors getting involved in varying level of communication and affiliations.
- Re-examine the concept of lone-actor terrorism, as there is always a foreign terrorist organization connection with such an attack carried.
- Lone-actor terrorism may or may not have any remote that is controlling them but there always remain a grey area.
- The question that becomes a matter of importance is when and where does the contact and control begins.
- Government fails to get hold of any lone-attacker as they commonly belong to the origin of the state. There is no record howsoever of any terrorist travelling across to carry an attack.
- Since the target has shifted from high-leveled security area to soft targets, lone-attackers are deemed perfect by the masterminds.
- Vehicles like Vans, trucks, a small gun can be carried easily to any public place, the attacks are unforeseen and therefore the panic and casualty is more.