Nadia Al-Dayel is a doctoral researcher in terrorism studies. She received her Bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University and her Master’s degree with distinction from the University of Hong Kong. She has also been a Research Associate for the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, producing scoping reports and tracking governmental responses to modern slavery conditions within the MENA region. She is a co-founder and Director of Analysis at Critica Research and Analysis in Washington, D.C. Her research experience comes from living and working in the United States, Southeast Asia, and the Arabian Gulf.
Introduction The recognition of misogyny as a motivating ideology for far-right mobilisation and acts of mass violence has been slow to evolve. Even as there has been a growth in attention to far-right movements and parties in Europe and the United States, this has primarily focused on racist and xenophobic ideology. Since 2018, however, this […]
Drug cartel violence in Mexico took an ominous turn late last year. Mexican authorities captured Oxidio Guzman Lopez, the son of imprisoned Sinaloa drug cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, but were forced to release him after the cartel unleashed a wave of violence in the city. Heavily armed cartel enforcers took soldiers hostage, attacked […]
Introduction 2019 marks the fifth year of the Sinjar massacre that was performed by the terrorist organisation known as the “Islamic State” (Daesh). As each year passes, the issue may feel further removed for people not directly affected. Yet—for those awaiting family members to return—it marks yet another year in which the perpetrators of this […]