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T. Koch’s Most-Read P/CVE LinkedIn Posts of February 2020

We have packaged the 10 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on P/CVE by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip. You will find them below: Stop calling far-right terrorists ‘crazy’ (Politico) Pre-9/11 Warnings: Why Are…

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T. Koch’s Most-Read P/CVE LinkedIn Posts of January 2020

We have packaged the 10 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on P/CVE sent by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip. In fact, the two top posts were ‘Lone Wolves Exist After all’ and ‘Lessons…

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Lessons Learned From Errors in P/CVE

In the scientific and practical sphere of preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE), we should have more courage to acknowledge errors. P/CVE is a relatively new field. As in other…

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Lone Wolves Exist After All

Over the past years, we have seen a shift from the position that so-called Lone Wolves – extremists having radicalized without much interactive or physical contact to human incubators –…

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Counter-Extremism Podcasts

We now feature a page containing a shortlist of Security, Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism podcasts. To consult the list, go to: Our domains: http://www.arc-europe.org http://www.counter-radicalisation.org http://www.counter-radicalization.org http://www.anti-radicalisation.org http://www.anti-radicalization.orghttp://www.no2extremism.net

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List of Counterterrorism Degree Courses

We have compiled a first list of counterterrorism, preventing and countering violent extremism (university/ academic) degree courses for the A.R.C. Europe website. You can access it via If you know…

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Posted in Archive Ethics

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 or vorauseilende Gerechtigkeit exaggeration leading…

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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 worship I went to as…

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Ethical Issues Related to Communication and CT

Communication efforts within operations of counter-radicalisation and counter-terrorism (CT) are crucial for the success of approaches chosen by a government body, private or civil society organisation. However, ethical questions may…

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Positive and Negative Measures of Anti-Terrorism

ARC Europe (Anti-Radicalisation Centres Initiative) embraces soft anti-terrorism and passive strategic means in the domestic fight of European countries against terrorism. What ARC Europe does not condone is unethical tactics….

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