Yannick Veilleux-Lepage is an Assistant Professor of Terrorism and Political Violence at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University. He holds a doctorate in International Relations from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Dr. Veilleux-Lepage’s research interests include the creation of online narratives and propaganda which fosters or normalizes terrorism; historical antecedents to terrorism; far-right extremism and the transnational links of far-right groups; ideological and technical diffusion, and the application of evolutionary approaches to social sciences. Dr Veilleux-Lepage is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a Senior Research Associate of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society.
Key ICCT Publications:
Van Dongen, T., Veilleux-Lepage, Y., Leidig, E., and Rigault Arkhis, H. Right-Wing Extremism in the Military. Research Paper, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 25 May 2022.
Veilleux-Lepage, Y. CTRL, HATE, PRINT: Terrorists and the appeal of 3D-printed weapons. Perspective, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 13 July 2021.
Veilleux-Lepage, Y. The Christchurch Attack Report: Key Takeaways on Tarrant’s Radicalization and Attack Planning. Perspective, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 18 December 2020.
The current research paper aims to address the distinction between different misogynist communities by employing a multi-layered analytical framework.
This Perspective will analyse the Wagner Group’s designation as a terrorist organisation in light of its connection to transnational organised crime.
This policy brief explores Malaysia’s approach in managing the returning fighters and their families in the post-IS phase.