Inside the Jihadi Mind: What Makes It Tick?

Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst and counter terrorist expert who has worked extensively with military and police forces world-wide. She was among the first to interview Somali prisoners in Minnesota where she lived for 30 years. She holds a doctorate in Islamic literature and is a graduate of the U.S. army’s Human Terrain Program. She is the author of four books: The Banality of Suicide Terrorism, Penetrating the Terrorist Psyche, The Maternal Drama of the Chechen Jihadi and The Jihadi Dictionary. Her fifth book, The Last Two Jews of Mogadishu Living Under Al Shabaab’s Fire, will be released in December 2017. She is currently writing a book titled Children Who Kill Children with Norman Simms.

The following is Clarion Project’s interview with Dr. Hartevelt Kobrin.

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  • Observer

    A millennium of inbreeding doesn’t help.

    • Dana Garcia

      Plus the insertion of the koran chip.

  • Alain

    Who cares “what makes it tick”? It is pondering over why the bear killed and ate someone. Perhaps they should simply accept that it is Islam.

    • JoKeR

      Tick, tick, tick… BOOM!

  • Spatchcocked

    These dipshits will be prosing and bloviating even unto the moment they are shot run over bludgeoned or otherwise terminated…

    Let’s have some positivity here….let’s learn how to deport people toute suite.
    Never mind the bollocks.

  • A Hamilton Guy

    Stupid is as stupid does.

  • WalterBannon

    Inside The Jihadi Mind: What Makes It Tick?

    …a cheap back-up timer and a cell phone activated remote detonator

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Children use Norman Simms to kill other children? Sounds odd to me.

  • Tokenn

    Wow…an intriguing line of thought here. I’m interested in reading more about this. Certainly there is a deep sickness in the Muslim world. Whether this is the base of the sickness or a symptom would be interesting to find out.

  • Barrington Minge

    “Inside the Jihadi Mind” – HELLO….hello (echo)…hello (echo)…he(fades)…..nothing.