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  • Jan092019

    The Cost of Crying Victory: Policy Implications of the Islamic State’s Territorial Collapse

    The full text can be downloaded  here. In light of the territorial demise of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq…

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  • Jan032019

    ICSR & PIPD Event – #MyPalestine Exhibition Launch, January 16th

    Where: King’s College London When: Wednesday January 16th, 6pm #MyPalestine is a crowd-sourced photography campaign that called on Palestinians and people from…

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  • Dec052018

    Holy Mobilisation: The Religious Legitimation behind Iraq’s Counter-ISIS Campaign

    The full text can be downloaded here. Following the capture of Mosul and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s historic proclamation of the…

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  • Dec032018

    The King’s Programme for Middle East Dialogue Research Papers 2018

    As the King’s Programme for Middle East Dialogue concludes for this academic year, ICSR is pleased to publish the research papers…

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  • Nov212018

    ICSR Event – Michael Kenney Book Launch, November 29th

    Where: King’s College London When: Thursday November 29th, 1pm To celebrate Michael Kenney’s new book, The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience…

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  • Nov122018

    CGS & ICSR Event – Violence And Islamist Extremism: New Approaches and Interpretations

    Where: King’s College London When: Tuesday November 20th, 6.15pm ICSR is delighted to invite you to a discussion on violence and Islamist…

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  • Oct292018

    Beyond ISIS & Al-Qaeda: The Long Tail of Global Islamist Violence

    The full text can be downloaded here. One of the key questions on analysts’ lips since the near-territorial defeat of…

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  • Oct262018

    Will the Safe Bet Deliver?

    By Research Fellow Inna Rudolf. Click here to read the full article, which was published in zenith. Branded as a compromise…

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  • Oct232018

    ICSR Event – Discussion On ‘Salafism In America: History, Evolution, Radicalization’

    Where: King’s College London When: Friday November 2nd, 1.30pm ICSR, in partnership with the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, is…

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  • Oct162018

    ICSR Event – Expert Talk and Interactive Session on the Syrian Conflict

    Where: King’s College London When: Monday October 29th, 12.30pm ICSR has the pleasure of inviting you to an expert talk and interactive…

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  • Oct122018

    ICSR Event – Clint Watts Book Launch

    Where: King’s College London When: Thursday October 25th, 6.30pm To celebrate Clint Watts’ new book, Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social…

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  • Oct102018

    The Kurds After the ‘Caliphate’: How the Decline of ISIS has Impacted the Kurds of Iraq and Syria

    The full report can be accessed here. Read on for the Executive Summary. • While the so-called Islamic State’s ‘caliphate’…

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  • Sep282018

    ICSR Report Launch – The Kurds After the ‘Caliphate’: How the Decline of ISIS has Impacted the Kurds of Iraq and Syria

    Where: King’s College London When: Tuesday October 9th, 5.30pm This new report by ICSR Research Fellow John Holland-McCowan seeks to highlight some…

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  • Sep242018

    Understanding the Drivers of Radicalisation Among Syrians

    The full text can be downloaded here. Long considered a moderate Muslim country, Syria has become one of the world’s…

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  • Aug302018

    The Religious Foundations of Political Violence

    The full text can be downloaded here. Building on a longstanding academic partnership, TRENDS Research & Advisory and the International…

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  • Aug242018

    Joana Cook and Gina Vale’s Briefing at the United Nations Security Council

    On 23 August 2018, ICSR Fellows Joana Cook and Gina Vale were invited to present their latest report, ‘From Daesh…

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  • Aug202018

    Reintegrating ISIS Supporters in Syria: Efforts, Priorities and Challenges

    The full report can be accessed here. Read on for the Executive Summary. • Despite the significant degradation of ISIS’s…

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  • Aug092018

    Libyan Elections in 2018: A Potentially Ruinous Endeavour

    The full text can be downloaded here. International stakeholders seem determined to push for Libyan elections at the end of…

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  • Jul232018

    From Daesh to ‘Diaspora’: Tracing the Women and Minors of Islamic State

    The full report can be accessed here. Read on for the Executive Summary. Islamic State (IS) affiliates in Iraq and…

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  • Jul232018

    ICSR Report Launch – From Daesh to Diaspora: Tracing the Women and Minors of Islamic State

    Where: King’s College London When: Monday July 23rd, 5pm This event launched a new report by ICSR Senior Research Fellow…

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  • Jul232018

    A Tale of Two Caliphates: Comparing the Islamic State’s Internal and External Messaging Priorities

    The full report can be accessed here. Read on for the Executive Summary. Overview In recent years, the media department…

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  • Jul232018

    Cubs in the Lions’ Den: Indoctrination and Recruitment of Children Within Islamic State Territory

    The full report can be accessed here. Read on for the Executive Summary. Over the course of its ‘Caliphate’ project…

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  • Jun042018

    ICSR Event – Chronicling the Islamic State: A Photographic Perspective

    Speakers: Mr Peter van Agtmael, Magnum Photos photographer and collection curator Mr David Kogan OBE, Magnum Photos CEO Dr Lina…

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  • Jun012018

    Charlie Winter’s Address at the United Nations’ Open Meeting on Countering Terrorist Narratives

    Senior Research Fellow Charlie Winter delivered an address at the open meeting of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee on countering terrorist narratives…

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  • May312018

    ICSR Events – Martyn Frampton & Stephen Tankel Book Launches

    ICSR recently celebrated two important book launches, featuring new publications by our associate fellows. To celebrate these books we hosted…

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  • May302018

    From Battlefield to Ballot Box: Contextualising the Rise and Evolution of Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Units

    The full report can be accessed here. Read on for the Executive Summary. Following the Iraqi elections on 12 May…

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  • May212018

    ICSR Report Launch – From Battlefield to Ballot Box: Contextualising the Rise of Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Units

    Speakers: Sir John Jenkins KCMG LVO Inna Rudolf, ICSR Chair: Dr Shiraz Maher, ICSR Where: King’s College London When: Wednesday May 30th, 1-2pm…

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  • May182018

    Sadr: From A Firebrand Cleric To A Political Brand Of Reform

    Having just returned from Iraq, ICSR Research Fellow Inna Rudolf offers some context on the Iraqi elections. A full ICSR…

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  • Apr262018

    Beyond Banking: Professor Neumann’s opening keynote address at “No Money for Terror” summit in Paris

    ICSR Founding Director Professor Peter R. Neumann delivered the opening keynote address at today’s “No Money for Terror” summit in…

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  • Mar092018

    Challenging Hate: Counter-speech Practices in Europe

    The full report can be accessed here. Read on for the Executive Summary. CONTEXT In recent years, there has been…

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  • Mar022018

    ICSR Event – Jihadism after the Caliphate: Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Europe

    Speakers included: Dr Jennifer Philippa Eggert, University of Warwick Dr Petter Nesser, FFI Dr Joana Cook, ICSR Charlie Winter, ICSR…

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  • Feb162018

    ISIS And Terrorism In Europe: What Next?

    By Peter R. Neumann, ICSR This article first appeared in the Munich Security Conference’s conference paper, The Security Times. Just over…

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  • Jan222018

    Debating the Hezbollah Problem

    This is a guest post by Dr. Matthew Levitt, Director of the counterterrorism programme at The Washington Institute for Near…

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  • Jan182018

    Syria’s Best of Enemies Breaking Good

    By Inna Rudolf, Research Fellow, ICSR Only a week ahead of the upcoming Geneva talks at the end of January…

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  • Dec182017

    Ruling with Hashd: The Good, the Badr and the Chameleon

    By Inna Rudolf, Research Fellow, ICSR With the military defeat of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, Prime Minister…

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  • Dec072017

    Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalisation that Lead to Terrorism: Ideas, Recommendations, and Good Practices from the OSCE Region

    The full report can be accessed here. Read on for the Executive Summary. There is practically no country in the…

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