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Updated on 28 Jul 2021
Small Arms and Light Weapons as a Source of Terrorist Financing in Post-Qadhafi Libya

This original report is published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and project CRAAFT.  Post-Qadhafi Libya has played a pivotal role in the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) not only in the Middle East and North Africa but also in other regions, as far as West Africa and the Horn of […]

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Updated on 22 Jul 2021
The Upcoming SADC Intervention: A New Way Ahead to Combat Terrorism in Mozambique?

This perspective analyses potential SADC interventions and private military companies to combat Islamic State terrorism in Mozambique.

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Updated on 21 Jul 2021
Siege Culture After Siege: Anatomy of a Neo-Nazi Terrorist Doctrine

Since the end of 2016, Britain and the US have taken unprecedented steps to proscribe post-war radical right groups; National Action, Sonnenkrieg Division, and Feuerkrieg Division by the former, and the Russian Imperial Movement by the latter. While these groups are serial purveyors of online extremism and often celebrate terrorism in their fora, deeper similarities […]

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Updated on 28 Jul 2021
Live Briefing: Arms and Terrorist Financing in Post-Qadhafi Libya

On Thursday 29 July, 1600 – 1730 (CET), ICCT will host an online Live Briefing on Small Arms and Light Weapons and terrorism financing in Post-Qadhafi Libya. Register for the event here. This briefing will not be recorded. Post-Qadhafi Libya has played a pivotal role in the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) […]

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Updated on 19 Jul 2021
Remembering Utøya, 10 Years Later: Enduring Lessons for Counter-Terrorism

July 22, 2021 marks the 10-year anniversary of Anders Behring Breivik’s lone actor attack on Oslo. The intervening decade has seen a wave of far-right violence targeting Western cities, many inspired by the Norwegian terrorist. The anniversary accordingly offers an important opportunity to revisit counter-terrorism lessons learned, and to assess whether they have been sufficiently […]

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Updated on 16 Jul 2021
The Forgotten Front: Dutch Fighters in Ukraine

A Dutch version of this article was published in Atlantisch Perspectief in June 2021 as part of a special edition on countering terrorism and violent extremism. From 2012 onwards the primary scholarly and media focus in regard to foreign fighters has been on the large number of Westerners joining jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq […]

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Updated on 15 Jul 2021
ICCT in the Media: Tanya Mehra on children of Islamic State supporters

On 14 July 2021, Tanya Mehra reflected on the repatriation of Western women and children from ISIS territory in a BBC Newshour episode.

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Updated on 13 Jul 2021
CTRL, HATE, PRINT: Terrorists and the appeal of 3D-printed weapons

This summer two separate individuals with links to the extreme right were arrested or convicted in the United Kingdom (UK) on charges including offenses related to 3D-printed firearms. On 14 June, Dean Morrice, a former Army driver and neo-Nazi was sentenced to 18 years in prison for ten terrorism related offences. A 2020 police raid […]

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Updated on 22 Jun 2021
ICCT’s Key Publications on Deradicalisation and Disengagement

How can deradicalisation and disengagement knowledge and practices help to counter the threat of violent extremism? And what are the pitfalls in existing and emerging policies? Read ICCT’s Key publications on this topic and sign up for our upcoming live briefing.

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Updated on 21 Jun 2021
Beyond the Dutch Election Manifestos: What kind of policy can we expect in The Netherlands to counter terrorism and radicalisation in the coming four years?

The 2021 Dutch Parliamentary elections are now behind us and after a messy start the process of forming a new cabinet is now in full swing. The main themes discussed during the campaigns were climate issues, COVID response, education, healthcare, the economy, the housing market and migration, but what can we expect in the next […]

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