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Evolving Terrorist Threat

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There are several ways that terrorist tactics are likely to evolve in the coming decades:Terrorists may favor attack methods that exploit perceived vulnerabilities, such as adopting active shooter tactics and finding new methods of concealing dangerous materials; Terrorists will continue to pursue opportunities to inflict mass casualties; The nature of the threat from international Islamic terrorist groups is likely to change, particularly considering the Arab Spring and death of Osama bin Laden; Homegrown violent extremism will likely continue to emerge as a significant threat.

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