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Updated on 21 Feb 2017
Public Opinion Survey Data to Measure Sympathy and Support for Islamist Terrorism: A Look at Muslim Opinions on Al Qaeda and IS

This Research Paper seeks to explore what ‘sympathy’ and ‘support’ actually mean when it comes to terrorism. The text addresses some of the problems of public opinion surveys, includes a conceptual discussion and then continues with the presentation of data from public opinion surveys. It notes that opinion polls can be helpful in gauging (verbal) […]

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Updated on 10 Feb 2017
ICCT Associate Fellows in The Atlantic

On 9 February 2017, ICCT Associate Fellows Dr. Haroro Ingram and Dr. Craig Whiteside published an article in The Atlantic discussing the enduring propaganda value of Anwar al-Awlaki in connection with the recent US-led ground action targeting AQAP in Yemen. Ingram and Whiteside argue that even unintended actions, such as the death of Awlaki’s daughter […]

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Updated on 9 Feb 2017
International Criminal Justice Summer Courses 2017

International Criminal Justice Summer Courses 2017 The three organisations that form the Criminal Justice Platform Europe (EuroPris, EFRJ and CEP) are launching a NEW EVENT in Barcelona from 4-7 July 2017, the International Criminal Justice Summer Courses. The Courses will address Desistance, Radicalisation and Engagement of offenders to change in a 4-days programme with three […]

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Updated on 13 Feb 2017
ICCT Associate Fellows in The Huffington Post

On 25 January 2017, ICCT Associate Fellows J.M. Berger and Charlie Winter were featured in an article published by The Huffington Post. The article “Trump’s Talk On Terror And Iraq Has Experts Worried About A Coming Backlash” examines the rhetoric of the US President in relation to the current battle against the so-called Islamic State (IS). J.M. […]

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Updated on 8 Feb 2017
ICCT Associate Fellow in The Washington Post

On 3 February 2017, ICCT Associate Fellow J.M. Berger comments in The Washington Post on the current US administration’s re-branding of the countering violent extremism programme to countering Islamic extremism only. J.M. Berger argues that this allows the US government to specifically target “radical Islamic terror”, symbolically ignoring or even accepting the increasing presence of white nationalism […]

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Updated on 8 Feb 2017
ICCT Associate Fellows in Foreign Affairs

On 31 January 2017, ICCT Associate Fellows Charlie Winter and Dr. Colin P. Clarke discussed the future of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in an article published in Foreign Affairs by providing an analysis of IS’ media coordination and productivity over the past years. The Associate Fellows conclude that the amount of propaganda outlets is decreasing as the centre of the […]

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Updated on 8 Feb 2017
Should the FARC be on the EU List of Designated Terrorist Organisations?

These Perspectives are the work of two students who have completed the minor Global Affairs which included Professor Edwin Bakker’s Terrorism and Counterterrorism course at Leiden University. In these two Perspectives, the case is made for and against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) being on the EU list of designated terrorist organisations. In […]

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Updated on 3 Feb 2017
ICCT Research Fellow in The Strategist

On 2 February 2017, ICCT Research Fellow Dr. Haroro J. Ingram published an article in The Strategist. “Obama’s foreign policy legacy in three quotes” examines the rhetoric used by the Obama administration in the context of the Syrian war, the perceived threat from Russia and the rise of so-called Islamic State (IS). To maintain credibility and legitimacy, Dr. Haroro […]

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Updated on 31 Jan 2017
January 2017 Newsletter

Our January 2017 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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Updated on 30 Jan 2017
Sketch of a Social Ecology Model for Explaining Homegrown Terrorist Radicalisation

By Dr. Lorne L. Dawson. The study of homegrown jihadi terrorist radicalisation has veered from early efforts to theorise what was happening, which were often insufficiently grounded in empirical evidence, to a reticence to theorise much at all, given the perceived complexity of the phenomenon. Yet knowledge acquisition and mobilisation in this relatively new field […]

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