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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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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, May 2020 (II)

We have packaged the 20 most-consulted LinkedIn posts, on the topic of counter-extremism, by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip (Second half of May). In descending order: Studies in Conflict and Terrorism,…

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Digest of P/CVE LinkedIn Posts, May 2020 (I)

We have packaged the 10 most-consulted LinkedIn posts, on the topic of counter-extremism, by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip (First half of May). In descending order: The Radical Milieu: A Methodological…

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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 Verbal 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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