The new wave of terrorist threat comes more from the local lone wolf than international plotters

As featured in The Telegraph

Lone Wolf Terrorism


Terrorist activity in the UK last year was dominated by a significant shift both in volume of successful incidents, but also their nature. From networked plots, or large-scale attacks directed from abroad, it is now isolated individuals or small cells - some directed, some instigated and some independently latching on to ideologies - that have become the heart of the terrorist threat that the UK faces.