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Updated on 23 Jan 2021
Mitigating the Impact of Media Reporting of Terrorism: Iraq case study

This paper examines the coverage of the pan-Arab television stations Al-Arabiya and Al-Jazeera regarding events and terrorist attacks in the post-2003 Iraq invasion, including different insurgencies in Iraq. This report is part of a wider project, led by the International Centre for Counter- Terrorism (ICCT) – the Hague, and funded by the EU Devco on […]

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Updated on 21 Jan 2021
Keeping Faith with Trump: The Dangerous Causes and the Consequences

As multiple polls show, the vast majority of the seventy-million Americans who voted for Trump continue to put their faith in him as their president. In the face of so little evidence of voter fraud, why do so many people still believe his outlandish claims about the stolen election? Why do they think he should […]

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Updated on 15 Jan 2021
The caliphate’s legacy and fringe extremists

The arrest of a returning foreign fighter earlier this month in Spain, suspected of planning a terrorist attack, highlights the persistence of the jihadi threat in Europe. This follows a spate of terrorist attacks and plots across Europe in the latter part of 2020, notably in France and Austria. The sum of these attacks reflects […]

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Updated on 15 Jan 2021
Deconstructing the extreme right

Political violence associated with the far-right and ethnically and racially motivated extremism is widely seen as a growing threat across the globe. Right-wing extremists have, in recent years, carried out acts of mass murder, political assassination and, most recently, even mounted an armed insurrection against the US Capitol in Washington DC. Many other plots have […]

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Updated on 15 Jan 2021
Handbook, Part III: Prevention of Preparatory Acts

In the third part of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, the authors explore outline key approaches to the prevention of preparatory acts.

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Updated on 22 Jan 2021
Presentation: Part II of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness

On Thursday January 28, 1600-1730 (CET / GMT+1) ICCT will host an online Presentation of Part II of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness. Register here to receive the log in details to the presentation. This Handbook aims to be an authoritative resource on anticipatory counter-terrorism and features contributions from 40 experts in the […]

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Updated on 12 Jan 2021
Staying in an area controlled by a terrorist organisation: crime or operational necessity?

As is well known, especially states in Western Europe have been reluctant to take responsibility for their citizens who have flocked to conflict zones in Syria and Iraq. Illustrations are the occasional deprivation of nationality, the suggestion to establish an international tribunal, or simply looking away and hoping that other actors will deal with the […]

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Updated on 12 Jan 2021
An attack on the Capitol and democracy: an act of terrorism?

The storming of the Capitol Building that happened on 6 January in Washington, DC shocked the world, but was neither unexpected, nor unprecedented. Several experts had predicted the elections could spark protests that extremists, in particular right-wing (including anti-government) extremists, would exploit to commit violence. Few anticipated it would escalate this far that an angry […]

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Updated on 8 Jan 2021
Radicalisation Awareness Network 2021

The renewal of the EU Commission’s Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) contract allows for the commencement of the second phase of this project (RAN 2021) and a continuation of ICCT´s involvement in the Radicalisation Awareness Network. This project encourages a better sharing of ideas that will improve contact between thousands of first-line practitioners, numerous law enforcement […]

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Updated on 7 Jan 2021
Radicalisation Awareness Network Contract Announcement

The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) is proud to announce that the European Commission – DG Home has awarded our consortium with the contract “HOME/2019/ISFP/PR/RADX/0075 — Technical Support to Prevent and Counter Radicalisation, for Policy Makers and Researchers: Support and Exchanges on Radicalisation”. This consortium includes 16 partners from 9 member states, […]

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