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  • Apr062020

    Cumulative Extremism Online: How Moral and Strategic Aims Predict Narrative Escalation

    Often when extremisms come about, they don’t occur in isolation. In the UK, for example,…

  • Apr032020

    “War Isn’t Hell; It’s Entertainment“: The Potential Role of Video Games in Radicalisation Processes

    The last years have demonstrated that extremists’ target audience has become progressively younger: in 2016…

  • Mar312020

    The Visual Culture of Far-Right Terrorism

    Since 2019, with the attacks in Christchurch, Poway, El Paso, Bærum and Halle, a new…

  • Mar272020

    Vicarious Trauma From Online Extremism Research – A Call to Action

    Academic research into terrorism and online radicalisation has spiked in recent years, arguably caused, in…

  • Mar242020

    What Makes Far-Right Rhetoric So Dangerous? Narratives of Imperilment as Justification of Violence

    Imagine the following: Person A is constantly trying to convince person B that person C…

  • Mar192020

    How Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia’s Message Framing Primed Its Members To Become Recruits For The Islamic State

    There are a number of reasons why Tunisians joined the Islamic State in Iraq, Syria,…

  • Mar162020

    The Globalisation of Right-Wing Copycat Attacks

    The World Wide Web unites the world by connecting people from far off places. From…

  • Mar132020

    The Coronavirus and Islamic State Supporters Online

    As the world focuses on the spread and containment of the coronavirus (COVID-19), statements on…

  • Mar092020

    Pilgrimage to the Platform: The Repeat Audience for ‘Muslim News’

    ‘Baqiyya’ The audience of the Islamic State-affiliated Muslim News platform is in the parlance of…

  • Mar052020

    The Temporal Evolution of a Far-Right Forum

    Radical message boards, large- and small-scale social media platforms, and other Internet fringes are thought…

  • Mar022020

    YouTube’s Role as a Platform for Extremism

    YouTube is a hugely important platform via which individuals – in particular adolescents – access…

  • Feb282020

    Abdullah el Faisal’s Persistent Screed

    Ideas never die. At no point does this age old maxim seem more relevant than…