Teo Kai Xiang
Kai joined the International Centre for Counter-terrorism in April 2020 as a communications and research assistant. He is currently a student of Political Science at Leiden University, specialising in International Relations and Organisations, and holds a diploma in journalism and filmmaking from Singapore Polytechnic.
Prior to working with ICCT, Kai worked with the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and with Yahoo Asia Pacific. His work experience in the fields of conflict prevention and journalism focuses on communicating complex issues to a wide variety of stakeholders.
His work at ICCT centres around communicating the work of ICCT and assisting in the editing and publishing of top-tier scholarship in the ICCT Journal.
In this Research Paper, Samantha Kutner explores the scripts and narratives that attract the members of crypto-fascist extremist organisations with an in-depth analysis of the Proud Boys.
On April 15, 2020, German police arrested four suspected members of an Islamic State (ISIS) cell. All four men were Tajik nationals but appear to have been residents of North Rhine-Westphalia at the time of their arrest. They are suspected of joining ISIS in January 2019 and subsequently receiving orders from high-ranking ISIS members in […]
On the evening of February 19th, a shooter opened fire at a shisha bar and a kiosk in Hanau, Germany killing nine people and injuring more. After the attack, the suspect apparently returned to his home, killed his mother, and committed suicide. He shared a manifesto detailing the racist and supremacist background of the attack. While […]