Using child operatives provides terrorist organizations with the element of surprise. Small Arms assesses the growing phenomenon of children’s involvement in terrorist organizations. The book analyses the different mechanisms for children’s mobilization, contrasts children in terrorist movements with child and discusses the impact that this tactic has on the militarized children. The book explores in details ISIS Cubs of the Caliphate and shows how children are both victims and victimizers.
|Print publication date: 2019||Print ISBN-13: 9780801453885|
|Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2020||DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801453885.001.0001|