Gina Vale is a PhD Candidate in War Studies and a Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, based at King’s College London. Concurrently she is an Associate Fellow at M&C Saatchi World Services, London. Her research interests centre on gender-sensitive analysis of terrorism and violent extremism, and her recent publications include the recent two-part series entitled From Daesh to ‘Diaspora’. She holds an MA in Terrorism, Security, and Society from King’s College London, and a BA (Hons) in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Cambridge.
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 […]
In this Perspective, Tanya Mehra critically analyses the current European approach to repatriating foreign fighters
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 […]