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How live streaming connects New Zealand attack and ISIS

Live streaming is a tool terrorists use to spread messages of fear, whether they're radical right-wing extremists or members of ISIS, an expert says.

There are a number of parallels, particularly the use of live streaming, with the March 14 attack on two mosques in New Zealand and those that groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS carry out, Jytte Klausen says.

Klausen is a politics professor at Brandeis University studying jihadism and radicalization, and the director and lead researcher for the Western Jihadism Project, a web database designed to study Al-Qaeda and ISIS-inspired terrorist offenders in Western Europe, the Antipodes, Canada, and the United States.

Here, Klausen speaks about the attack in New Zealand, live streaming, and terrorism.

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