Foreign Fighters, Radicalization and the Online Environment – Mubin Shaikh

Mubin Shaikh, Police Project Consultant with the Romeo Dallaire Initiative, discusses the evolution of radical propaganda online, social media and foreign fighters and the need for a robust counter narrative. Mr. Shaikh brings his real world knowledge of these issues as a former CSIS and RCMP operative, discussing them from the perspective of a real world and online counter-terrorism practitioner.

This interview is part of The SecDev Foundation’s Prevent Violent Extremism: A Social Media Research Portal –

Tags: Counternarratives, Foreign Fighters, Radicalisation, Social Media