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EFSAS Study Paper: Networked Terrorism & Policy Implications


In order to be able to address present terrorism threats and avert future ones, policy frameworks need to be re-evaluated in light of the structural transformations of the terrorism landscape. This need is salient in particular with regard to policies aimed at countering the financing of terrorism (CTF) which were adopted in reaction to the highly coordinated 9/11 attacks, and which thus were devised so as to detect and disrupt large, steady financial flows to and within an organization understood as hierarchical and monolithic.