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Terrorism in cyberspace to be discussed at Library of Congress on April 1

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A world-renowned expert on terrorism, author and professor Gabriel Weimann, will discuss his latest findings about terrorism in cyberspace and how to counter it, at the Library of Congress on April 1 at noon.

The timely discussion of this crucial, provocative topic is free and open to the public, no tickets are required.

Dr. Weimann is finishing his ninth book, "Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation", as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Washington, D.C. His most recent of many grants is from the European Union to study terrorism and radicalism in cyberspace.

He has analyzed a database collected from a 14-year monitoring of thousands of terrorist websites, to find: What are the new faces of online terrorism? What can be expected in the near future? and How can we counter these trends?

His prior books include "Terror On the Internet" (USIP Press, Washington, D.C.), "The Theater of Terror" (Longman, N.Y., N.Y.), and " Hate on Trial" (Mosaic, Toronto).

Dr. Weimann, a full professor of Communication at Haifa University, Israel, has been a visiting professor at University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University, among others in the U.S. and abroad.

For more info: Library of Congress, www.loc.gov, James Madison Building, Mary Pickford Theater, third floor, 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. Gail Shirazi 202-707-9897, gshi@loc.gov, or Galina gtev@loc.gov 202-707-8814. Free, no tickets required. "Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation" (Sage Publications).

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