Search: Islamic State,Extremism (12 materials)


Europe’s Attempts to Understand Online Extremism

... contexts (Ayse Lokmanoglu), further “lone-wolf” theory ( Paul Gill ), and introducing historical perspectives ( Pieter Nanninga ). What technologies and methods are considered to be the most effective and are suggested for use in combating online extremism? Joseph Fitsanakis: Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism? In terms of technology and counter-terrorism solutions, we have to continue to deeply invest in a global partnership between tech companies (independently of their size and audience ...


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

... terrorist groups will resist the temptation to employ this new method of unregulated financial transaction. Grigory Lukyanov: The Islamic State in Afghanistan: a Real Threat to the Region? How can Russian and US intelligence and security services cooperate ... ... 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....


The Lessons of Islamic State

... painful and unpredictable transformation of the system of international relations, as the new world order acquires its tentative shape, Islamism, including its radical and extremist branches, is becoming of one of the informal poles of power. Islamic extremism will go full circle. Having failed to preserve Islamic State, extremists will focus on punishing their “offenders” by returning to the methods previously employed by al-Qaeda. “Lone wolves” will also become more active, and the tactics of individual terrorism will become a strategy used by ...


AQIS & ISIS approaches in India

... to be instrumental to ISIS’s activities in logistical procurement. The arrest of Mehndi Masroor Biswas, a technocrat associated with a US multinational in India, further highlights the focus ISIS has on India for its propaganda activities. Islamic Extremism in South-East Asia However, nations such as the USA, Russia and France have increased their military pressure againt ISIS, the terrorist organization has dramatically altered its strategies in India. After the ISIS cell led by Muhammad Iliyas ...


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 ...


Brexistentialism for useful innocents

... represents a victory for Putin. This view has been echoed by Fox News, by Garry Kasparov writing in The Guardian, and by former U.S. Ambassador Micheal McFaul. Not a very good trust builder for two nations who have pledged to work together to combat extremism. Existentialism, a product of Nazi-occupied France In fact, academic existentialism did not evolve into an “ism” (or an “academic brand”) until 1944, in Nazi-occupied France. It emerged because Hitler's censors ...


Can international cooperation mediate extremism?

International coordination, for example, played a useful role enhancing intelligence and security at the olympics in Sochi and London. In Russia and Great Britain, awareness of extremist threats is embedded among the society because people in both nations know what it feels like to have their homeland attacked by terrorists. Brazil, which hosts the Rio Olympics in July, has never experienced a terrorist attack. Now, amidtst the worst political and economic crisis in its history Brazil has...


Extremism's Olympic moment

As Brazil’s political and economic crisis deepens a senior intelligence official has revealed that the nation is being targeted by Islamic State (IS). From a security perspective the games take on a nationwide threat profile because the football tournament that is part of the Rio games will be played in major cities throughout Brazil, giving the event a FIFA World Cup feeling. ...


Hooray for Hollywood!

As combat aircraft from Russia and the United States shadow each other over Syrian airspace, director Steven Spielberg has created an Oscar-quality film about what happened when the Soviet Union shot down an American spy plane near Sverdlovsk on May 1st 1960. The event was a major embarrassment to the Eisenhower administration, which got caught by its own lies. The U-2 affair effectively scuttled the Paris “peace summit” between Eisenhower, Khruschev, deGaulle and MacMillan that was...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
For business
For researchers
For students