Dimensions in Countering Ideological Support for Terrorism
September 18, 2023
Summary Report on conference organized by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Cooperation with the Royal Jordanian National Defence College. ...
Systematic Analysis in Counterterrorism: Messages on an Islamist Internet- Forum
September 18, 2023
The article describes a systematic approach used by the Swiss Intelligence Service (SAP). The procedure described is illustrated by the authentic case of messages among extremists going on the Website www.islamic-minbar.com, a case that was prosecuted and brought to verdict by the Attorney General of the Swiss Confederation. ...
The Dynamics of the Creation, Evolution, and Disappearance of Terrorist Internet Forums
September 18, 2023
An examination of the organisational nature of the threat posed by jihadi terrorism, supplying quantitative and qualitative data on the dynamics behind the creation, evolution, and disappearance of the main jihadi Internet forums during the period 2008–2012. An analysis of the origins and functions of the forums, their links with terrorist organizations, their internal structures, ...
Jihadism Online Norwegian FFI
September 18, 2023
Brief analysis of how terrorists use the Internet, implications of Jihadism online, recruitment and radicalisation on the Internet, and counterterrorism and Jihadism online. ...
Countering Online Hate Speech
September 18, 2023
The opportunities afforded by the Internet greatly overshadow the challenges. While not forgetting this, we can nevertheless still address some of the problems that arise. Hate speech online is one such problem. But what exactly is hate speech online, and how can we deal with it effectively? As with freedom of expression, on- or offline, ...
Social Networks, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism: Radical and Connected
September 18, 2023
This book examines two key themes in terrorism studies, the radicalisation process and counter-terrorism policies, through the lens of social networks. It aims to show that networks should be at the forefront not only when analysing terrorists, but also when assessing the responses to their actions. The volume makes a unique contribution by addressing two ...
Who Matters Online: Measuring influence, evaluating content and countering violent extremism in online social networks
September 18, 2023
It is relatively easy to identify tens of thousands of social media users who have an interest in violent ideologies, but very difficult to figure out which users are worth watching. For students of extremist movements and those working to counter violent extremism online, deciphering the signal amid the noise can prove incredibly daunting. This ...