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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

    Criminal Pasts, Terrorist Futures: European Jihadists and the New Crime-Terror Nexus

    The presence of former criminals in terrorist groups is neither new nor unprecedented. But with Islamic State and the ongoing…

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  • May302018

    Caliphate in Decline: An Estimate of Islamic State’s Financial Fortunes

    Key Findings • Islamic State’s most significant sources of revenue are closely tied to its territory. They are: (1) taxes…

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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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  • Dec052017

    Yemen in flux: the only certainty is there is no certainty

    By Joana Cook, Senior Research Fellow, ICSR The events of the past week and most crucially the assassination of former…

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  • Dec042017

    ICSR Event – The Nexus of Egypt and Regional Terrorism

    Speaker: Dr. Nancy Okail Where: King’s College London When: December 8, 1pm In the wake of two of the worst terror attacks in Egypt’s…

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  • Nov092017

    Is Islamic State losing control of its ‘virtual caliphate’?

    By Charlie Winter, Senior Research Fellow, ICSR For years, a utopian vision of life under so-called Islamic State (IS) was…

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  • Oct262017

    Driving Out ISIS Is Just The Start — Rebuilding Raqqa Will Take Years

    By Haid Haid, Research Fellow, ICSR This article was first published on CNN and can be accessed in full here As the smoke…

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  • Oct112017

    Now Recruiting: The King’s Programme for Middle East Dialogue

    ICSR is offering six young leaders from Israel and Palestine the opportunity to come to London for a period of…

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  • Oct042017

    ICSR Workshop – Online Jihadism: Beyond The English-Language Literature

    Where: King’s College London When: Monday 16 – Tuesday 17 OctoberICSR and the European Consortium VOX-Pol hosted a two-day workshop with academics and CVE…

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  • Sep292017

    Release of Director Peter Neumann’s OSCE Report

    Today, OSCE Chairman and Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz released ICSR Director Peter Neumann’s report “Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalisation…

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  • Sep212017

    Why ISIS Is So Good at Branding Its Failures as Successes

    By Charlie Winter, Senior Research Fellow, ICSR and Haroro Ingram, Research Associate with the International Centre for Counterterrorism When you think…

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  • Sep112017

    The Catalonia Attacks in Context

    By John Holland-McCowan, Research Fellow, ICSR and Daniel Porter, Research Intern, ICSR Within two days, between August 17th-18th, three vehicular attacks…

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  • Aug212017

    War of Shadows – How Turkey’s Conflict with the PKK Shapes the Syrian Civil War and Iraqi Kurdistan

    By John Holland-McCowan The full report can be accessed here Key Findings • With Syria and Iraq in flames, Turkey’s escalating…

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  • Aug082017

    War of Shadows: How Turkey’s Conflict with the PKK Shapes the Syrian Civil War and Iraqi Kurdistan

    By John Holland-McCowan The full report can be accessed here Key Findings • With Syria and Iraq in flames, Turkey’s…

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