Most recently updated content on ICCT

 
Updated on 10 Jan 2017
Engaging Civil Society Actors in Rehabilitation and Reintegration

This regional meeting is part of the project “Engaging Civil Society Actors in the Rehabilitation & Reintegration of Violent Extremist Offenders and Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters“. From 13-14 December 2016, ICCT, the Global Center on Cooperative Security and the Centre for Sustainable Development and Education in Africa, convened the first of three regional meetings developed […]

Read more
Updated on 11 Jan 2017
Suicide Tactics and the Islamic State

In October 2016, the coalition-backed operation to recapture the city of Mosul was initiated. Notwithstanding its early territorial successes, it soon became clear that the campaign would take much longer than its predicted two months. The so-called Islamic State (IS) had been anticipating and preparing for it for quite literally years and, as such, advancing […]

Read more
Updated on 10 Jan 2017
ICCT Research Fellow Discusses Terrorism in 2017

On 30 December 2016, ICCT Research Fellow Bart Schuurman was featured in the Middle East Eye. In the article ‘The terror forecast for 2017’, Bart Schuurman and other terrorism scholars were invited to comment on terrorism prospects in 2017. Besides discussing current and expected developments of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the scholars also commented […]

Read more
Updated on 10 Jan 2017
Dr. Alastair Reed at the Global Illicit Trade Summit

On 21 February 2017, The Economist is hosting the Global Illicit Trade Summit in Brussels. The summit will explore the influence of counterfeiting and illicit trade on consumer goods as well as what needs to be done to uphold the rule of law, protect society, and enforce global supply chains. As ICCT Director, Dr. Alastair Reed is […]

Read more
Updated on 10 Jan 2017
ICCT Research Fellow on Returning Foreign Fighters

On 20 November 2016, the Spanish newspaper El País published an article that examines the preparedness within Europe for a potential increasing influx of returning foreign fighters when the so-called Islamic State looses its power in Syria and Iraq. In the article, ICCT Research Fellow Dr. Christophe Paulussen states that prosecution and detention of returning foreign […]

Read more
Updated on 5 Jan 2017
ICCT Policy Brief in Rai News

On 30 December, the Italian news broadcaster Rai News published an article referring to the latest ICCT Policy Brief by ICCT Research Fellow Tanya Mehra. The article casts a look back at the death of Saddam Hussein ten years ago and the political situation today in Iraq, characterised by sectarian strife and the atrocities committed by the […]

Read more
Updated on 2 Jan 2017
ICCT Associate Fellow on Social Media Recruitment

On 20 December 2016, ICCT Associate Fellow J.M. Berger was featured in The Washington Post article: “Tech companies ‘profit from ISIS,’ allege families of Orlando shooting victims in federal lawsuit”. The article examines the role that social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter play in the recruitment process of so-called Islamic State and the revenue they […]

Read more
Updated on 2 Jan 2017
ICCT Associate Fellow on US National Public Radio

On 28 December 2016, ICCT Associate Fellow J.M. Berger was interviewed by David Greene of NPR. In the Morning Edition, J.M. Berger explored how counter-terrorism policy may change under the new US president-elect. During the interview, J.M. Berger comments on the dangers of the public narratives with its focus on ISIS and their claimed attacks in recent months, […]

Read more
Updated on 30 Dec 2016
December 2016 Newsletter

Our December 2016 newsletter is out! Read about our latest events, publications and activities. You can read the newsletter here. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, suggestions or comments. If you would like to receive our future newsletter by email, please subscribe.

Read more
Updated on 22 Dec 2016
ICCT Research Fellow on Linking Terrorism to Migrants

On 20 December 2016, ICCT Research Fellow Dr. Alex P. Schmid was featured on the WJLA news website. The article “Linking terrorism to immigration after Berlin attack may not align with facts, experts say”, explores the often perceived link between migration and terrorism. Based on his previous ICCT Research Paper Links between Terrorism and Migration: an Exploration, Dr. Schmid argues that […]

Read more