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Globalization, mobility, and terrorism

In the globalized world, distance plays a much lesser role than it used to be. This also goes for the fight against extremism. Not only do extremists use international digital…

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For a more careful use of analogies in Islamic practice

Analogies are often used in Islam where and when prophetic examples do not fully fit situations. While a number of broad, classical Shari’a principles are established, in more specific cases,…

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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, February 2021 (II/II)

The 25 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topic of counter-extremism by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, first half of February. In descending order. Since mid-2017, we have filed thousands of shares,…

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Preemptive Deterrence Must Be Proportional

I recently re-read the website of a former German government official having joined the private sector. His company profile’s German version states that in cases of doubt, he will tackle…

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Sharing Questions About Counter-Terrorism Before an Interview Takes Place

When counter-extremism experts get airtime on TV, the radio, podcasts, or when they talk to print editors, it is oftentimes in a context of attacks thwarted by the authorities or,…

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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, February 2021 (I/II)

The 25 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topic of counter-extremism by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, first half of February. In descending order. Since mid-2017, we have filed thousands of shares,…

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Kevin Vallier: trust tends to be constant when social settings are stable

In a recent podcast, Kevin Vallier spoke about the development of social trust and the performance of trustworthy institutions. The degree of trust is generally high in well-governed societies, he…

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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, January 2021 (II/II)

The 25 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topic of counter-extremism by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, second half of January. In descending order. Since mid-2017, we have filed thousands of shares,…

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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, January 2021 (I/II)

The 25 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topic of counter-extremism by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, first half of January. In descending order. Since mid-2017, we have filed thousands of shares,…

Continue Reading... Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, January 2021 (I/II)
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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, December 2020 (II/II)

The 25 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topic of counter-extremism by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, second half of December. In descending order. Since mid-2017, we have filed thousands of shares,…

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