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Counter-Extremism and Development

In so-called underdeveloped countries, industrialization has long been considered the main key to development. Albeit, economic development must be enshrined in an ensemble of areas. Thus, besides basic schooling, advanced…

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The Trend Towards Censorship and the Need for Standards

Undeniably, there has been a trend to instore measures of, bluntly put, censorship, against extremist Internet content, in the past few years. Worldwide, this trend, which could be understood as…

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Counter-Radicalization Through Music

Love for the greater good, be it family values or maintaining peace in local communities, may be a way to get those vulnerable to extremism to take a different view….

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Discrete Causes and Triggers of Extremism

It may be more difficult to identify the main causes and triggers of violent extremism than often thought. Some, at times perhaps the most important among the reasons leading up…

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Avoiding Physical Harm in Counter-Terrorism (CT)

In December 2018, I advocated against the unlawful use of kinetic weapons, as well as against the use of unconventional weapons, in counter-terrorism efforts worldwide. I would hereby like to…

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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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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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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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