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P/CVE Journals: Update of Our List

We hereby present a fresh version of our repository of P/CVE journals.

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Posted in Archive Insights Training

Corona-Age Webinars on Counter-Terrorism

With Covid-19 and social distancing that comes along with it, countless webinars have been developed and broadcast. In multiple areas: politics, the economy, natural science, technology, etc. This also goes…

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Call It Terrorism: Extremism Begins With Hate

Many research studies on preventing and countering terrorism focus on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). But terrorism begins with a seed of hate which is expressed, in multiple ways, by the…

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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, April 2020

We have packaged the 20 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topic of P/CVE from April by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip. Sorted in descending order: ‘Abstract Radicalization’ Online – Not Necessarily…

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Characteristics of ‘Abstract Radicalization’ Online

Some differences between personal, groomer-led radicalization and abstract, impersonal radicalization online: Personal radicalization online // Abstract, impersonal radicalization online one-on-one communication <-> content browsing, choice, and reception temporal availability <->…

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‘Abstract Radicalization’ Online – Not Necessarily Groomer-Led

So-called groomers are not always responsible for terrorist radicalization. ‘Abstract Radicalization’ could well be the main driver in some cases of overt violent extremism, as it can be of underlying…

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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, March 2020

We have packaged the 10 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on P/CVE from March by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip. Sorted in descending order: Sometimes radicalisation and psychological problems go hand in hand…

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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, February 2020

We have packaged the 10 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on P/CVE from February by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip. Sorted in descending order: Stop calling far-right terrorists ‘crazy’ (Politico) Pre-9/11 Warnings: Why…

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Hate Speech Laws and Social Media Companies

The German government cabinet has passed a tougher stance against hate speech. What makes sense about the legal project, in Germany and elswhere, is to hold social media companies responsible…

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Pre-9/11 Warnings: Why Are They An Inconvenient Truth?

In previous articles, I pointed out how a former German cadre at least neglected his duty to possibly thwart the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The information has so…

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