Christopher Hewitt, Sociology, on Terrorism and Catonsville Bomb Plot

Christopher Hewitt, sociology professor emeritus and expert on terrorism and counterterrorism, provided insight to Patch.com in their coverage of the arrest of domestic terrorism suspect Antonio Martinez. The 21-year-old Baltimore-area man is accused of plotting to bomb an armed services recruiting center in Catonsville. Hewitt recently conducted a study of 80 cases of domestic terrorism “preventions” reported by the FBI since 9/11. He commented that Martinez has many apparent characteristics of these young, male “lone wolf” terrorists.

The article, “‘We Were Born in Order to Die’,” appeared December 9 on Catonsville Patch.

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