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VAR Granger Causality Tests Between Number of Islamist Terrorist Attacks and Internet Searches for "Taghut". Dependent Variable: Number of Islamist Terrorist Attacks

VAR Granger Causality Tests Between Number of Islamist Terrorist Attacks and Internet Searches for "Taghut". Dependent Variable: Number of Islamist Terrorist Attacks

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... best lag length was determined to be three weeks, and the VAR model was stable with no indication of autocorrelation or heteroscedasticity. The Granger causality tests are given in Table 4. ...
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... results in Table 4 show that internet searches for "Taghut" preceded or Granger caused a number of Islamist terrorist attacks, but attacks did not Granger cause internet searches for "Taghut." The internet searches may be an indication of the discontent, frustration, resentment, and anger that extremist groups are feeling towards those they feel are infidels. ...
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... results of Table 4 are consistent with the estimates of equations (1) and (2) of the VAR model given below. ...
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... results to those in Table 4 were found when using the internet search term "kufar," which refers to infidels and the jihadist movement. Internet searches for "kufar" preceded the number killed in Islamist terrorist attacks, while the number killed in Islamist terrorist attacks did not Granger cause internet searches for "kufar." ...