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.
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.