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Is it ideology, politics, poverty, early childhood trauma, loss of personal identity, or social inequality that drives some individuals to leave their lives and to become terrorists?
The most appropriate answer is that the acquisition of the terrorist behavior should be seen as a combination of not so simple behavioral elements and motives, combined with unique experiences, influential sociological and psychological processes that will enhance that kind of behavior that would be impossible to avoid.
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Contributing Writer- Macedonia
Dimitar Stevchev currently holds a position as a Head of Surveillance Unit in private oil company and as Counter Terrorism Intelligence Analyst of a Behavioural and Leadership Unit at US based company – The Counter Terrorism Group.
He also holds a Master’s degree in Law Enforcement and Security from FON University – Skopje, Macedonia, specializing in the study of behavioural and social characteristic of extreme violent offenders including terrorists.
Dimitar attended many courses for areas such as terrorism, intelligence, defence from institutions such as NATO, INTERPOL, FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency, US Department of Homeland Security, International Institute for Counter Terrorism ICT- Israel and many other institutions and academies.