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Updated on 23 May 2019
April 2019 Newsletter

Our April Newsletter is out! To read about our latest publications, media updates and projects, follow this link. If you have any remarks, questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us! To subscribe to the monthly newsletter, click here.

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Updated on 23 May 2019
March 2019 Newsletter

Our March Newsletter is out! To read about our latest publications, media updates and projects, follow this link. If you have any remarks, questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us! To subscribe to the monthly newsletter, click here.

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Updated on 21 May 2019
Associate Fellow Charlie Winter in Euronews

ICCT Associate Fellow Charlie Winter was interviewed by the Euronews following ISIS leader al-Baghdadi’s latest video release. He argued that the video symbolises a new chapter for ISIS and casts IS as an organisation with global ambitions despite its loss of territory. Read the article here.

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Updated on 21 May 2019
Senior Project Leader Tanya Mehra in The New York Times

ICCT Senior Project Leader Tanya Mehra was interviewed by The New York Times on the issue FTFs repatriation. She argued on the need for governments to repatriate their citizens as an effort to mitigate the risk that they may cause. Read the full article here.

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Updated on 20 May 2019
Caliphate Soldiers and Lone Actors: What to Make of IS Claims for Attacks in the West 2016-2018

May 2016, IS began implementing a strategy aimed at inciting lone actor attacks in Western countries, under the supervision of its “external security” body. This report examines changes in the ways in which IS has claimed credit for violent incidents in Western countries under this strategy in an effort to shed light on the links […]

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Updated on 23 May 2019
ICCT Lecture: The Evolution of al-Qaeda Over Three Decades: Lessons Learned for the Future

The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) invites you to attend a lecture by Associate Fellow Dr. Colin P. Clarke The Evolution of al-Qaeda Over Three Decades: Lessons Learned for the Future Location: Wijnhaven – Universiteit Leiden The Hague Wednesday 12 June 16:00 – 18:00 Turfmarkt 99, 2511 DP As an organization, al-Qaeda’s […]

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Updated on 7 May 2019
The Global War on Terrorism, Domestic Imperatives, and Paramilitary Police Units: Lessons from South Asia

According to the Global Terrorism Index 2018 (GTI), released in November 2018, South Asia ranked second in regions most affected by terrorism-related attacks and deaths in 2017. The 2018 GTI also notes that three countries in the region—Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India—are amongst the top ten countries most impacted by terrorism worldwide. The GTI, and other […]

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Updated on 30 Apr 2019
Renske van der Veer on Aljazeera Balkans

ICCT Director Renske van der Veer was interviewed by Aljazeera Balkans on the topic of returning foreign terrorist fighters. She argued about the need for a case to case approach in dealing with the issue of repatriation, reintegration and rehabilitation of foreign terrorist fighters. Watch the interview here.

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Updated on 24 Apr 2019
Branding a Caliphate in Decline: The Islamic State’s Video Output (2015-2018)

Whereas video releases have been central to the Islamic State’s efforts to represent itself to its audiences, an extensive quantitative and qualitative study of these sources over a longer period of time is still lacking. This paper therefore provides an overview and analysis of the entire corpus of official videos released by the Islamic State […]

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Updated on 23 Apr 2019
Senior Research Fellow Liesbeth van der Heide on Foreign Policy

In an article in Foreign Policy, ICCT Senior Research Fellow Liesbeth van der Heide discusses the current situation in Mali following the massacre on Fulani villagers. She argued that the massacre exposed the lack of progress since the country’s peace accords and the much needed political and security reforms. Read the article here.

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