An undated photo from a social media account of Omar Mateen, who Orlando Police have identified as the suspect in the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12. REUTERS

An undated photo from a social media account of Omar Mateen, who Orlando Police have identified as the suspect in the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12. REUTERS

"LONE WOLVES ARE RARE IN US ISIS ATTACK PLOTS", NewsWeek

This article argues that Omar Mateen, the lone shooter in Orlando, was the exception rather than the rule. In most cases involving an individual accused of supporting or attempting to support ISIS, the accused interacted with co-conspirators or other radicalized individuals. "We focus so much on the online stuff that we're missing that there's a very human connection going on here," said Karen Greenberg, who runs the Center on National Security at Fordham University in New York.

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