ICCT’s Key Publications on Counter-Terrorism after 9/11

This month, we remember the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, that occurred 20 years ago. ICCT highlights its publications relating to the terrorist attacks and the consequences that these attacks have had on the field of counter-terrorism.

1️⃣ How has counter-terrorism changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on 9/11? ICCT’s podcast series ‘Counter-Terrorism after 9/11’ explores crucial human rights, rule of law, and security dimensions of counter-terrorism as it evolved over the Global War on Terror.

2️⃣ Looking for an interactive way to explore the aftermath of a key terrorist incident? Our Flashpoint game places readers in the perspective of key actors as they navigate important dilemmas in the field of counter-terrorism.

3️⃣Have violent extremists in Southeast Asia been inspired or abetted by terrorist groups and events overseas? Does 9/11 still influence jihadist organisations around the world today? This perspective by Cameron Sumpter and Joseph Franco traces the history of Islamist militancy in Indonesia and the Philippines.

4️⃣ How have counter-terrorism efforts against al-Qaeda in the Sahel evolved since 9/11? What are some of the potential pathways to their decline in the region? This research paper by Sergei Boeke explores these questions, and more.

5️⃣ To what extent has the terrorist threat in the West continued to democratise? Reinier Bergema and Olivia Kearney’s report maps out the key trends and developments of terrorist attacks in the West in the post-9/11 era.

6️⃣ Looking back over a decade, how can the atmosphere of the 9/11 anniversary in 2010 be described? This perspective by Peter Knoope and Eelco Kessels offers a glimpse into the past and an analysis of shifting attitudes towards 9/11 in the international community 11 years ago.