Search: Extremism,Terrorism (8 materials)

Europe’s Attempts to Understand Online Extremism

... at Vox-Pol Conference that was held at the University of Amsterdam on 20 – 21 August 2018. The event was devoted to a wide range of issues related to current and future trends in violent online extremism and research on the intersections of violent extremism, terrorism and the Internet. These are online radicalization, recruitment into violent extremist and terrorist groups, the role of women and children, public attitudes to extremist propaganda on the Internet and much more. Dr. Maura Conway , a professor ...

25.09.2018

Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism?

... other factors that contribute to the destabilization of the economies of entire regions. Such trends fuel militancy, political extremism, wars, and mass migrations of populations, all of which are serious threats to the stability of the international system.... ... Arab country), combating the growth of Sunni militancy in West Africa, and numerous other issues. Ad hoc Relations for Ad hoc Terrorism. Interview with Kathleen Hicks, Kim Cragin and Olga Oliker Among other things, you are an expert in the Cold War. At ...

13.02.2018

Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

OSCE member countries — the most powerful military nations — are hard put to keep the growing terrorist pressure in check. Why is that happening? The threat of terrorism and extremism will undoubtedly be among the priorities on the agenda of the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels. The organization’s members justly consider terrorism to be one of the most formidable challenges. Many of them have fallen victim to terrorist ...

23.05.2017

Europe and America are fighting on Islam’s territory

Dr. Glen Segell (Fellow – The Ezri Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies,University of Haifa, Israel) The Southern flank of Europe is the Mediterranean Sea. It is a small sea and many countries rely on the freedom of both sea and air traffic for their economy. On the one hand there was optimism that the Arab Spring would bring greater freedom for the individual in countries on the southern shores of the Mediterranean Sea. There was further optimism that the North African countries of Tunisia...

24.11.2014

The implications of a victory for the Islamic State in SYRIA and IRAQ

Patrick Adams (Strategic Analyst & RIEAS Research Associate) A victory for the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria would have a wide range of economic, social and political consequences. Economically, there would be a significant and damaging effect on the world's oil supply. Socially, not only would Iraq and Syria be affected but any country with a sizable Muslim population. Politically, there would be consequences due to the forming of new alliances between former foes and the type of...

01.11.2014

THE COLLAPSE OF ISIS IS IMMINENT AND INEVITABLE. THE QUESTION IS: HOW WILL IT HAPPEN?

Quentin de Pimodan (Author based in the Middle East) Al Baghdadi's major strategic failure has been his choice of the Fertile Crescent as the region for the establishment of his Khilafa. His dream of reestablishing a Sunni caliphate with roots in Iraq and Syria will eventually be crushed by the field's realities and only exposes his own lack of knowledge about the region. Not that a Sunni leadership would be impossible to carry on the lands of the ancient Omayyad and Abbasid's...

28.10.2014

Online radicalization to violence

... offers a similar though not identical model. However, it is important not to simply assume the primacy of ideology (religious or otherwise) in moving an individual toward the embrace of violence. In my own research on “homegrown” jihadist terrorism in the West, I’ve found that ideology is sometimes the central factor in an individual’s radicalization, while sometimes another factor predominates. I think ideas are an extremely important drive of terrorist violence, but they ...

14.06.2013

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