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Culprit May Not Take Responsibility for Boston Marathon Bombings, Experts Say

April 18, 2013

In his research on why groups take credit for acts of terror, Aaron Hoffman, a professor of political science at Purdue University, found that organizations are more likely to take credit for an attack than "lone wolf" bombers, and when a group does claim responsibility, it is often motivated by competition from other terrorist groups. "Claim-taking is a form of advertising," he said in an interview on Tuesday with the Huffington Post.

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