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Conflict Resolution: Practitioner Standards

Commonly, it is being differentiated between agency conflicts and structural conflicts, following the standard developed by practitioner Johan Galtung. Agency conflicts are characterized by a…

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think-tank-talk.org (policyinstitutes.org)

Today, 14 November 2019, we uploaded the first analyses to our partner site, www.think-tank-talk.org. We welcome your visits and comments.

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Bestechungsversuch nach dem 11. September

Ich hatte, wie in früheren Posts erklärt, die Warnung zweier Muslime vor dem 11. September zu einem privaten Anlass einem damals hohen Funktionär in einem…

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Communicating Exemplary Successes in Deradicalisation

Why is it difficult for private instances engaged in deradicalisation efforts to communicate individual successes? The following note provides a short explanation. Oftentimes, people having…

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Radicalisation and Self-Restraint

Cognitive self-restraint can limit a person from falling prey to radicalisation as a protective factor – but it need not. Indeed, the contrary can also…

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Countering Radicalization Softly

Measures and tools of counter radicalization are more reliable now than they were a few years back, thanks to RAN and other organizations. However, the…

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Negative Traits in Counter-Terrorism

Here are a number of unhelpful traits which may surface in counter-terrorism (German terms in some cases added): actionism instead of careful consideration anticipatory justice…

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Before 9/11, Muslims in Germany Warned About a “Major Event”

Before 9/11 and probably related to the subsequent, terrible events, I overheard a conversation amounting to a warning between two Muslims at a place of…

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Balancing Free Speech and Customer Satisfaction

How to put in line a) the value of free speech and b) the different understandings of customer satisfaction on social media platforms? The answer…

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A Watchdog For P/CVE Content?

Regulation scares many. Despite this, we will ask the question: is there a need for a watchdog when it comes to documents on preventing and…

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