Could the next Islamic State attacker be a woman?

Following on from her successful stewardship of the Margaret Thatcher Conference on Security, Devorah Margolin has returned to her PhD research considering the role of women in jihad.

In light of recent terror attacks in the West, Margolin considered womens’ part in planning and executing the attacks, noting “[female] terrorists, it seems, were able to take advantage of Europe’s progressive attitudes towards women, allowing them not only to take part in attacks, but also to lead them.”

Read the full piece here.

Date Added: Thursday 27th July 2017