Choose a terrorist organization as the basis for your discussion. You may choose any terrorist organization but be assured that you will find plenty of information by searching the U.S. Department of State Web site for any of these:
- Boko Haram.
- ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant).
- ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria or Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham).
- The Haqqani Network.
- Identify your chosen organization.
- Provide a description of who you think a typical member terrorist may be with regard to gender, race, age, and socioeconomic status. Check out the profiles you will see on the NCTC site for specific details on known terrorists.
- Describe the use of forensic assessment information, penalties, burden of proof, and key players when a terrorist is recognized as a criminal in our legal system. For insight on this issue, you might want to search this question, “What happens to terrorists in our legal system?”
- Explain your ideas on the causes of this criminal behavior using the unit readings. Justify your answers by integrating at least two different psychological theories into your explanation.
Use 2 scholarly sources for references in APA Format. 1 page of material is required with in-text citations.