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Italy, No Country for Acting Alone? Lone Actor Radicalisation in the Neo-Fascist Milieu

@article{Gattinara2018ItalyNC,
  title={Italy, No Country for Acting Alone? Lone Actor Radicalisation in the Neo-Fascist Milieu},
  author={Pietro Castelli Gattinara and Francis O’Connor and Lasse Lindekilde},
  journal={Perspectives on terrorism},
  year={2018},
  volume={12}
}
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