Alex Reese

This work was authored by Alex Reese while assigned to the University of Maryland National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) as a Presidential Management Fellow.  He would like to thank and acknowledge Gary Ackerman, Brandon Behlendorf and John Sawyer of START for their guidance during this research project. The views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author.

This research paper examines four cells of individuals, both rooted in society and of a high socio-economic status, whose members have radicalized within North America.