On December 2, 2014, gunmen from the militant Islamist group al-Shabaab crept into a labourers’ camp in Mandera in Kenya and killed 36 people. In the same all-too-familiar modus operandi[...]
'Radicalisation' has often seemed the key to understanding, and preventing, modern terrorism. This site gathers high-quality academic research on radicalisation and make it easily accessible for policymakers, journalists and anyone else whose work deals with this area.
Publisher’s description This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in[...]
Publisher’s description This book examines the Islamist radicalisation process in Europe, developing a new theoretical model based on an empirical study of the evolution of Islamist radicals in their social[...]
Journal abstract: Recent events in Syria and Iraq have shown in horrifying starkness the increased participation of British jihadists in terrorist fighting in the Middle East. In response, many have[...]
Journal abstract This article builds on recent contributions to the academic literature on lone wolf terrorism to critically examine key issues that are germane to the current state of play[...]
Journal abstract This article offers a descriptive analysis of the private interactions which took place on the jihadist Internet forum known as Ansar Al Mujahideen between 2008 and 2010. The[...]
Journal abstract Terror management theory (TMT) is used to explore psychological forces that act to promote or discourage support for terrorism and violent counterterrorist policies. According to TMT, domination, humiliation,[...]