ICCT in the Media | Research Fellows on the Nice Attack


18.7.2016: in an article for the Spanish newspaper El Periodico, ICCT Fellows Edwin Bakker and Alex P. Schmid commented on the latest terrorist attack in Nice. While Alex Schmid focused on France’s historical role in the division of the Middle East, the secular character of its society and its involvement in the coalition against the so-called Islamic State as the main reasons for having been targeted by Islamist terrorism, Edwin Bakker talked about the need of a local approach to prevention as well as the sharing information and good practices across the international community.

Read the article (Spanish).