Brandon, J. , 2009
There is increasing evidence that prisons in the West are now starting to play a similar role—particularly in
the United Kingdom, which has seen more “homegrown” terrorist plots (and
1 Milestones Along the Road is best described as Sayyid Qutb’s manifesto for revolutionary Islamism. It is a major source of jihadist literature today. consequently more terrorist convictions) than any other Western country.
Extremists whose paths toward terrorism began in European or U.S. prisons include numerous high-profile terror actors.