Cyber Terrorism: Strategi Propaganda dan Rekrutmen ISIS di Internet Dan Dampaknya Bagi Indonesia Tahun 2014-2019

*Santi Dwi Putri  -  Department of International Relations, Indonesia
Fendy Eko Wahyudi  -  Department of International Relations, Indonesia
Published: 28 Sep 2019.
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In a world runs by the use of technology, ISIS combines its radical interpretation of
Islam with the modernity of the internet and social media to expand its influences that have
never been reached by other extremist groups. Refers to social cognitive theory and the
concept of supernova by Thomas L.Friedman, this study finds further indicator of the
relationship between internet and individual’s radicalization, and aims to answer a
question; How ISIS spreads its ideology and recruits their members by using online media
platform especially in Indonesia?. In order to answer the research question, the author uses
qualitative research method using observation technique and interviews the former ISIS
radicals who would add perspectives on how Internet changes and makes their radicalization
process. This phenomenom by ISIS classified as a Cyberterrorism, especially Hybrid
Cyberterrorism, which means the use of the Internet for activities such as propaganda,
recruitment, radicalization, communication, training, and planning for actual terrorist

Keywords: ISIS, Cyber terrorism, Radicalism, Recruitment Process, Online Media.

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