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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…

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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…

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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:

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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