Animosity towards the United States. Support for radical Islam. Violence as political activism. Scope and methodology. Report structure The theoretical underpinnings of strategic influence. The psychological objectives of persuasion. The necessary sequence of events and timing. Key judgements Theory into practice : what influence can hope to achieve. Methods of influence Performance measures. The dangers of failure. Key judgements Potential audiences in Muslim communities. Yemen. Germany. Indonesia. Key judgements Implications for the struggle against terrorism. Guiding principles. Translating the principles to policy. Conclusion New challenges ahead.
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