Chelsea Daymon is pursuing a PhD at American University and is a Graduate Research Fellow at the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL) in the Center of University Excellence at American University. She is also an Associate Fellow at the Global Network on Extremism & Technology and the Executive Producer of The Loopcast, a podcast on national security and information security.
The arrest of a returning foreign fighter earlier this month in Spain, suspected of planning a terrorist attack, highlights the persistence of the jihadi threat in Europe. This follows a spate of terrorist attacks and plots across Europe in the latter part of 2020, notably in France and Austria. The sum of these attacks reflects […]
Political violence associated with the far-right and ethnically and racially motivated extremism is widely seen as a growing threat across the globe. Right-wing extremists have, in recent years, carried out acts of mass murder, political assassination and, most recently, even mounted an armed insurrection against the US Capitol in Washington DC. Many other plots have […]
In the third part of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, the authors explore outline key approaches to the prevention of preparatory acts.