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Updated on 18 Jun 2018
Assessing Europol’s Operation Against ISIS’ Propaganda: Approach and Impact

On April 27 2018, a Europol press release announced that new action was underway to disrupt ISIS’[1] ability to spread its propaganda online. The press release referred to an operation that commenced two days earlier, which was led by the Belgian Federal Prosecutor’s Office and coordinated with six European countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, France, the Netherlands, […]

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Updated on 12 Jun 2018
Bringing (Foreign) Terrorist Fighters to Justice in a Post-ISIS Landscape Part III: Collecting Evidence from Conflict Situations

The first op-ed in this trilogy looked at how courts in Syria and Iraq can bring terrorists to justice, whereas the second op-ed looked at the prosecution by foreign national courts. This op-ed will examine how evidence can be collected in a post-ISIL landscape for prosecution purposes. In order to bring terrorists to justice within […]

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Updated on 7 Jun 2018
The Demise of the Islamic State and the Fate of Its Western Foreign Fighters: Six Things to Consider

In this Policy Brief, Dr. Lorne Dawson offers six key considerations on foreign fighters in light of the decline of ISIS.

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Updated on 1 Jun 2018
Citizenship and Ancestry of Belgian Foreign Fighters

Belgium is a notorious source of foreign fighters in the current Syrian-Iraqi conflict. It has the highest per capita number of Western Europe, and has already contributed substantially to the terrorist threat that some of the returning fighters pose. Belgian authorities have been straightforward from early on in admitting the scale of this phenomenon, but […]

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Updated on 31 May 2018
ICCT Director Renske van der Veer on Nieuwsuur: Dutch Foreign Fighters

On Nieuwsuur, ICCT Director Renske van der Veer discussed the ways in which government could approach the critical issues relating to foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs). On a case by case basis, van der Veer argued that FTFs should be brought back to the Netherlands to face prosecution at home. Read more. For more on this issue, read ICCT […]

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Updated on 31 May 2018
An End to the War on Terrorism

Within a few weeks of the horrific attacks of 9/11, the US went to war in Afghanistan as a response and an attempt to locate the authors of that heinous deed. Special Forces went in first, followed by thousands, then tens of thousands, then hundreds of thousands of troops. This was done to neutralise the […]

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Updated on 24 May 2018
“That is what the terrorists want”: Media as amplifier or disrupter of violent extremist propaganda

In his Paris speech, Dr. Haroro J. Ingram addresses the ways in which the media can both amplify or disrupt violent extremist propaganda.

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Updated on 31 May 2018
Fellow Colin P. Clarke in The Globe and Mail: ‘The Continuing Plague of Vehicle Attacks’

In this op-ed for Canada’s Globe and Mail, Associate Fellow Dr. Colin P. Clarke reflects on the recent vehicle attack in Toronto.

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Updated on 9 May 2018
2018 Advanced Summer Programmes

This year, ICCT will lend its expertise to two Summer Programmes; the Advanced Summer Programme on Preventing Violent Extremism, co-organised with Leiden University and the Advanced Summer Programme on Countering Terrorism within a Rule of Law Framework, co-organised with the Asser Institute. Advanced Summer Programme: Preventing Violent Extremism Date: 20 August 2018 – 24 August […]

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Updated on 7 May 2018
April 2018 Newsletter

Our April 2018 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.

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