In Conversation with Morten Storm: A Double Agent’s Journey into the Global Jihad

Bonino, Stefano (2016) In Conversation with Morten Storm: A Double Agent’s Journey into the Global Jihad. Perspectives on Terrorism, 10 (1). pp. 53-64. ISSN 2334-3745

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Abstract

This interview with former double agent Morten Storm can serve as a unique case study for academics and security practitioners wishing to understand the turbulent path that led a young Danish man to turn into a Muslim, later on embrace violent jihad, and ultimately work for four different Western intelligence agencies in the War on Terror. The interview identifes the struggles of a man in search of identity and belonging. It provides unique insights into the world of violent jihad and offers an understanding of the key role played by double agents in disrupting international terrorist networks. The interview further highlights the operational challenges inherent in cooperating with different Western intelligence agencies and the personal challenges underpinning undercover operations.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L200 Politics
L300 Sociology
L400 Social Policy
M900 Other in Law
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Social Sciences
Depositing User: Stefano Bonino
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2016 15:24
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2017 17:18
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/26164

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