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Updated on 13 Nov 2019
Revisiting the Theatre of Terror in CVE

Strategic communications in CVE—sometimes referred to as “counter-narratives” or “alternative narratives”—are difficult. They are often maligned for a lack of evidence demonstrating their effectiveness, or worse, that they may have a detrimental effect. In this Perspective, we draw on findings from a recent study which suggests that strategic communications campaigns may rely too heavily on […]

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Updated on 11 Nov 2019
European countries are being challenged in court to repatriate their foreign fighters and families

In this Perspective, Tanya Mehra critically analyses the current European approach to repatriating foreign fighters

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Updated on 4 Nov 2019
A Schema of Right-Wing Extremism in the United States

Over the past two years, and in the wake of deadly attacks in Charlottesville and Pittsburgh, attention paid to right-wing extremism in the United States has grown. Most of this attention focuses on racist extremism, overlooking other forms of right-wing extremism. This article presents a schema of three main forms of right-wing extremism in the […]

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Updated on 14 Nov 2019
Terrorism in the Age of Tech

Drones are becoming powerful and smarter, which makes them increasingly attractive for legitimate use, but also for hostile acts. Future commercial-off-the-shelf drones will be able to carry heavier payloads, fly and loiter longer, venture farther afield from their controllers and be able to do so via more-secure communications links. On the other hand, new technologies […]

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Updated on 29 Oct 2019
October 2019 Newsletter

Our October 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 29 Oct 2019
MERIT Newsflash No. 26

MERIT Newsflash No. 26 is out! To read about the MERIT Project update and the latest development in Mali, follow this link. If you have any remarks, questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us! To subscribe to the bi-weekly MERIT Newsflash, click here.

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Updated on 29 Oct 2019
MERIT Newsflash No. 25

MERIT Newsflash No. 25 is out! To read about the MERIT Project update and the latest development in Mali, follow this link. If you have any remarks, questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us! To subscribe to the bi-weekly MERIT Newsflash, click here.

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Updated on 29 Oct 2019
Free movement threatened by terrorism: an analysis of measures proposed to improve EU border management

It is key to consider terrorism and migration as two separate policy fields. However, one has to acknowledge that these two fields can, in some exceptional cases, overlap. From 2015 onwards, a new wave of terrorist attacks has hit the European Union (EU). Combined with amplified fears of uncontrolled irregular migration movements, the EU’s free […]

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Updated on 17 Oct 2019
ICCT Seminar Series: Right-wing extremism: current threats and emerging trends

The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) invites you to attend a seminar on Thursday 24 October by Visiting Fellow Dr. Graham Macklin. The seminar will be followed by a Q&A session and drinks. RIGHT WING EXTREMISM: CURRENT THREATS AND EMERGING TRENDS  Location: Wijnhaven – Universiteit Leiden Thursday 24 October 16:00 – 17:30 […]

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Updated on 17 Oct 2019
Women in Islamic State: From Caliphate to Camps

Within the territorial boundaries of the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘caliphate’, women were largely confined to the domestic sphere. Their roles centred on support to militant husbands and the ideological upbringing of children. The physical collapse of IS’ proto-state marks a significant turning point in women’s commitment and activism for the group. Many IS-affiliated women are […]

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