"The research specifically set out to discover what pushed a handful of individuals to join violent extremist groups, when many others facing similar sets of circumstances did not.
This specific moment or factor is referred to as the 'tipping point'.
And this has created a battlefield where indirect stealth attacks on elections have become routine to the point where savvy campaigns pre-emptively place bait for hackers. The United Nations Development Program recently released a report, Journey to extremism in Africa: drivers, incentives and the tipping point for recruitment that pointed out the deficiencies in the Emperor's wardrobe with respect to security services.
Religion and ideology are post-hoc excuses for recruitment into extremist groups: the truth is somewhat different.
And some of the potential applications of neural network driven deep learning and machine vision are really hair-raising.