Journal abstract This study analyzes how Inspire and Dabiq seek to appeal to and radicalize English-speaking Muslims. It examines how each magazine strategically designs ingroup, Other, crisis, and solution constructs[…]
Journal abstract This paper uses open-source periodicals in Arabic, English, French, and Urdu to examine how authors from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Taliban construct[…]
Countering Violent Extremism: A Realist Review for Assessing What Works, for Whom, in What Circumstances, and How?
Journal abstract Scientific knowledge on what works in countering violent extremism remains limited. This article argues that we should move away from the “what works?” question and towards: “what works,[…]
Journal abstract With the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the issue of radicalisation has loomed large in Western policy debates. Recent summits on countering violent[…]
Journal abstract The 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks warrant a detailed profile of the French approach to countering Jihadi terrorism. Much has been written about the tough French counterterrorism regime, which[…]
Journal abstract Since 2004, the term ‘radicalisation’ has become central to terrorism studies and counter-terrorism policy-making. As US and European governments have focused on stemming ‘home-grown’ Islamist political violence, the[…]
Publisher’s description This book offers a wide-ranging and critical examination of recent counter-radicalisation policies, using case studies from several countries. Counter-radicalisation policies, such as the UK ‘Prevent’ strategy, have been[…]
Publisher’s description This accessible new book looks at how and why individuals leave terrorist movements, and considers the lessons and implications that emerge from this process. Focusing on the tipping[…]
This collection of articles and the introduction below were commissioned by and originally appeared on the website Public Spirit and are reproduced here with the kind permission of the editors[…]
This article provides both a good introductory survey to approaches to counter-radicalisation, placing US efforts in the context of European practices.