Insights

Insights

Insights
  • Feb242020

    Far-Right Terrorism is Global, but Coverage is Not: Hindu Nationalist Violence in India

    Last week brought news of a tragic event in Germany with a right-wing terrorist attack in the city of Hanau.…

  • Feb202020

    Hiding in Plain Site: Islamic State’s ‘Muslim News’

    Salafi-jihadist groups like al-Qaeda and Islamic State thrive in ungoverned spaces. Mali is no exception. And neither is its domain…

  • Feb172020

    Points, Rankings & Raiding the Sorcerer’s Dungeon: Top-down and Bottom-up Gamification of Radicalization and Extremist Violence

    The research on gamification, defined as “the use of game elements in non-gaming contexts” usually aimed at facilitating a desirable…

  • Feb132020

    Online Extremism in Latin America- An Overview

    A look at the landscape of online extremism in Latin America stands to add to our overall understanding of this…

  • Feb102020

    Shooting for Impact: Google‘s €10 Million Investment in Countering Online Extremism

    What can we do to make our communities and citizens safe from online hate speech and extremist propaganda? At the…

  • Feb062020

    Islamic State Adjusts Strategy to Remain on Telegram

    Could Islamic State’s next digital home be…. Telegram? Over the past few months a sustained operation led by EU law…

  • Feb042020

    Accelerationism in America: Threat Perceptions

    Accelerationism is an ideologically agnostic doctrine of violent and non-violent actions taken to exploit contradictions intrinsic to a political system…

  • Jan312020

    The Ukrainian Conflict: Foreign Volunteers and Online Identity Formation

    Despite its local context, the conflict in Ukraine has attracted large numbers of foreign volunteers with estimates from 2014-2019 of…

  • Jan292020

    The Yazidi Genocide: We Are Listening

    On 3 August 2014, Islamic State swept across the Sinjar region of Northern Iraq in a bid to expand its…

  • Jan202020

    Incels

    In recent years there has been a growing concern from people who have identified as ‘incel’ (involuntarily celibate) due to…

  • Jan172020

    Technology and the Swarm: A Dialogic Turn in Online Far-Right Activism

    Earlier this week, the outgoing director general of the UK’s domestic intelligence agency, Sir Andrew Parker, suggested that technology was…

  • Dec312019

    Communication strategy by the Iraq’s religious authorities

    Communication strategy by the Iraq’s religious authorities vis-à-vis countering violent extremism and the treatment of Islamic State combatants and their…