In this article we will be exploring the digital tools and social tactics that Islamic radicals employ to entice, recruit, and organise western individuals to take up their cause. Topics that will be covered include the use of the dark web, digital literature, how socia...
SACEUR, US Navy Admiral James Stavridis, has pointed out, rightly, that collective security in Europe requires a comprehensive approach that looks beyond combat operations. NATO’s mission aims to mitigate risks, as he astutely puts it, "at the geographic periphery of...
Marc Sageman has observed that, in Europe, political violence reflects a rebellion against both western society and - in the belief that they, themselves, fall short - peaceful counter-cultures of protest. One thing’s for sure: political violence can polarise, fragmen...
London-based strategic communications firm, Global Influence, has announced a global initiative with Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE) in a bid to help vulnerable families come together and stand up to violence and terror. The campaign unites families and...
There are new and developing trends which suggest grave danger to Caribbean societies. Increased drug trafficking through the region, the threat of diminishing security assistance, and signs of radicalisation leading to violent extremism threatens Caribbean societies....
Sven Hughes, the Founder of Verbalisation Ltd, a consultancy designed to help people amplify their messaging and create communications strategies using behavioural science, recently gave a speech at RUSI in London on the changing shape of information operations. Here is...
By James P. Farwell and Darby Arakelian
Hanif Qadir, founder of a youth mentoring group and counter-extremist campaigner, condemns the UK government’s Prevent campaign and its 'misguided' selection process when it comes to funding P/CVE organisations.