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A note on the article ‘New Models for Deploying Counterspeech: Measuring Behavioral Change and Sentiment Analysis’

There have long been discussions in academic and practitioner circles, at times with conservatives and progressives holding opposite opinions, on whether counter narratives directed at persons vulnerable to extremism yield…

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Posted in LinkedIn Generalities Archive

Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, March 2021 (II/II – Easter Edition)

The 40 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topic of counter-extremism by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip, second half of March. In descending order.Since mid-2017, we have filed thousands of shares, comments,…

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Posted in Generalities Announcements Archive

SahelCenter.org – A New Policyinstitute.net Initiative

This week, we launched SahelCenter.org – our latest initiative under the umbrella of Policyinstitute.net. You will find studies and news about the greater Sahara-Sahelian region on the new site, which…

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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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Posted in Insights Ethics Archive

Preemptive Deterrence Must Be Proportional

I recently re-read the website of a former German government official having joined the private sector, doing both national and international work. His company profile’s German version states that in…

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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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Posted in LinkedIn Generalities Archive

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, 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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