Research & Analysis
The cornerstone of ICCT’s work is to conduct policy-relevant and evidence-based research while aiming to provide practical and solutions-oriented policy recommendations. Research areas include comparative analysis of counter-terrorism policies, strategies and interventions, country and regional analyses, the foreign fighter phenomenon and forward looking trends and threats analyses.
Keywords: violent extremism, Sahel, IDPs, refugees, displacement, migration, counter-terrorism With the Sahel crisis entering its tenth year, the indiscriminate violence faced by local populations trapped between various al-Qaeda and Islamic State-affiliated organisations, other non-state armed groups, and counter-terrorism operations, is forcing ever-growing numbers of civilians to flee, resulting in over 2.8 million people being forcibly […]
This Perspective delves into the issue of in absentia prosecution (i.e. without the suspect being present) of individuals who travelled to Syria, analysing the law at the international and domestic level.
This perspective critically examines what type of leader al-Zawahiri has been and what type his eventual successor could be by highlighting five possible successor types.