Overview

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the widest regional focus of ICCT’s research, publications, consultations and capacity building activities. ICCT’s work here focuses on the range of security issues caused by the instability in the region, including topics such as foreign fighters and various terrorist organisations active in the region, to the role of women, strengthening the rule of law and countering religious extremism.

Overview

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the widest regional focus of ICCT’s research, publications, consultations and capacity building activities. ICCT’s work here focuses on the range of security issues caused by the instability in the region, including topics such as foreign fighters and various terrorist organisations active in the region, to the role of women, strengthening the rule of law and countering religious extremism.

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Perspective | 4 Nov 2014
About Fear, Terrorism and What is Really New

In this Op-Ed, Associate Fellow Mr. Peter Knoope discusses whether the "Islamic State" group (IS) represents a new form of terrorism, one that deviates from previous terrorist organisations. Is what IS does really new? And how does IS exploit fear as a change agent and what is the message?

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