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Do you want to know the phenomenon of terrorism and violent radicalization of jihadist etiology? 

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Jihad, what is it?

Understanding what jihadism is will be easier with this clearly written guide aimed at all concerned readers who want to know more about one of the greatest threats plaguing today's Western society. In recent years, and especially after the September 11 attack in the United States, Europe has become the target of brutal attacks and failed attempts by Islamic terrorists. We live immersed in shocking news and images that reach us daily through the media but, despite the media noise generated by jihadism, this continues to be an unknown and incomprehensible phenomenon for most of us.


humiliation and agony

The book delves into the behavioral analysis of the videos that DAESH has made public in recent years and in which some executions of its hostages are shown. With great scientific rigor, but accessible to any reader, two of the greatest experts in jihadist terrorism and criminal profiling combine their knowledge to reel off various videos in which the behaviors shown by hostages and executioners are analyzed, as well as other details that end showing readers some secrets that these videos hide from the Behavior Analysis approach

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The writer tries to answer some questions with this book. On the one hand, it exposes this Frenchman's relationship with Morocco and Islam and, on the other, his relationship with jihadist Salafism. This book covers a deficit on the jihadist Salafi theme and focuses on the relationship of citizens of Western origin with radical movements. It addresses complicated issues such as the relationship between radical groups, terms such as jihad, resistance, the atakfir concept, on whom the responsibility falls, explaining two essential terms such as wala'y bara '.



Do we have the ability to negotiate with a jihadist to convince him to abandon a doctrinal thought that considers us enemies that must be attacked? Do we know their way of thinking enough to be able to override it?
This is a novel book based on the author's direct experience with the  jihadists and in interviews with former Daesh and Al-Qaega combatants in order to provide keys to dismantle the jihadist way of thinking in the only possible way: from within. An exclusive trip to the mind of the radical in order to discover how a person can reach their own dehumanization. For the first time, the degrees of radicalization of the Muslim are categorized until he becomes a jihadist Salafist. A very useful manual for professionals in the fight against jihadist terrorism and analysts of this phenomenon.

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This work, in its first chapter, analyzes the problem of radical Islamist terrorism, also called jihadist terrorism. Its implications and possible risks for Argentina. In its second chapter, it explores how to approach the phenomenon in other countries of the world. Finally, in its third chapter, the laws that govern the Argentine Republic are analyzed, both with regard to internal security and also to national defense. In its conclusions, the possibility of taking a terrorist attack as an external aggression is valued, and under this new paradigm, the use of all the means of the State to counteract it.



Trespaderne, A. and Garriga, D. (2018). Profiles and signs of radicalization of women radicalized by terrorist organizations of jihadist etiology in Spain. Behavior & Law Journal, 4 ( 1), 21-28.


This study describes the profile of the 21 women investigated for radicalization of jihadist etiology in Spain, their signs of radicalization and the characteristics present according to the functions exercised within the terrorist organization. The results obtained indicate that there is a difference in the profile of women according to their origin, their external signs of radicalization and their functions within the terrorist organization.

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Analysis and prevention of radicalization

Trespaderne, A., and Garriga, D. (2019). Analysis and prevention of violent radicalization of jihadist etiology. In A. Barbaro (Coord). Manual of Criminalistics and Criminology ( pp. 829-857). Tebar Flowers.


Manual promoted by the Worldwide Association of Women Forensic Experts, which endorses its contents, is a reference book for both students and professionals, as it addresses the essential topics for the correct development of criminology and criminology with total timeliness and precision. The authors develop a chapter on violent radicalization, theoretical models, the underlying and motivational factors of radicalization processes and the influence of terrorist propaganda.



Trespaderne, A., and Garriga, D. (2018). Terrorism. In X. Gordo (Coord). Criminology, criminology and research (pp. 889-908). XXI Century Classroom.


Manual with the latest techniques and theory of forensic practices, interrogations, analysis of criminal behavior, forensic medicine and investigation, study of crime, violent crimes and criminal investigation. The authors develop a chapter on terrorism, fanaticism and violence, the profile of recruits and recruiters as well as all the facilitating means involved in the recruitment processes.



violence against animals and radicalization

Trespaderne, A. (2020). Violence against animals and violent radicalization: the unknown link. In Soria, VMA, Querol, V. & Company, A. (Eds.), Violence towards animals: Relevance in violent crimes and forensic evaluation (pp. 105-114). Pyramid


This manual addresses violence against animals from different scientific fields, having as a common thread the analysis of behavior from a criminological perspective.  The author develops a chapter on violent radicalization and violence towards animals from a double perspective, on the one hand, how animals are commercialized in the field of terrorism and how useful they are for terrorist organizations, and, on the other hand, the relationship between the radicalization process and fanaticism, interpersonal violence and towards animals.

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