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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Policy Brief | 6 Jun 2018
The Demise of the Islamic State and the Fate of Its Western Foreign Fighters: Six Things to Consider

In this Policy Brief, Dr. Lorne L. Dawson asks: with the military defeat of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, what will become of the remaining fighters? Will IS remain a significant terrorist threat, especially outside of Syria and Iraq? And, how will the demise of IS affect the future of jihadism in general?

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