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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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  • Aug022017

    ICSR Paper Launch – War of Shadows: How Turkey’s Conflict with the PKK Shapes the Syrian Civil War and Iraqi Kurdistan, Monday August 7th

    Speaker: John Holland McCowan, ICSR When: Monday 7 August With Syria and Iraq in flames, Turkey’s escalating conflict with the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) has created…

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  • Jul242017

    The King’s Programme for Middle East Dialogue Research Papers 2017

    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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  • Jun192017

    Foreign Affairs – Don’t Follow the Money: The Problem with the War on Terrorist Financing

    ICSR’s Peter Neumann recently had this article “Don’t Follow the Money: The Problem with the War on Terrorist Financing” published…

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  • Jun072017

    IS Attacks in Tehran – Scenarios and Implications

    By Charlie Winter, Senior Research Fellow, ICSR Earlier today, the Iranian Parliament building in central Tehran was stormed. Attackers, reportedly…

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  • May032017

    ICSR / VOX-Pol Paper – Research Perspectives on Online Radicalisation: A Literature Review 2006-2016

    By Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens and Nick Kaderbhai The full paper can be accessed here. This literature review seeks to recalibrate our understanding of…

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  • May012017

    ICSR in the News

    Isis faces exodus of foreign fighters as its ‘caliphate’ crumbles The Guardian (April 26, 2017)   Terrorism in France: What…

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  • Mar232017

    The ISIS Propaganda Decline

    By Charlie Winter, Senior Research Fellow, ICSR On Thursday, the Islamic State adopted the perpetrator of the Westminster Bridge attack…

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  • Mar132017

    How is Islamic State Dealing with its Defeat in Mosul?

    This interview with Senior Research Fellow Charlie Winter first appeared on the blog Musings on Iraq and can be accessed in full here 1.…

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  • Mar012017

    Islamic State Employs Suicide Attacks on ‘Industrial Scale’

    By Charlie Winter, Senior Research Fellow, ICSR This article is based on a report Charlie wrote for The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism…

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  • Feb172017

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

    The full report can be accessed here. Key Findings • Islamic State’s most significant sources of revenue are closely tied…

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  • Feb132017

    Media Jihad: The Islamic State’s Doctrine for Information Warfare

    By Charlie Winter To read the full report, click here Context Weeks after its capture of Mosul in 2014, the…

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  • Feb092017

    ICSR Report Launch – “Media Jihad: The Islamic State’s Doctrine for Information Warfare”

    ICSR launched the report ‘Media Jihad: The Islamic State’s Doctrine for Information Warfare’ at King’s College London on February 14.…

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  • Feb012017

    Trump’s Immigration Order Is a Propaganda Victory for ISIS

    By Charlie Winter, Senior Research Fellow, ICSR This article first appeared in The Atlantic and can be accessed in full here On…

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  • Jan122017

    Director Peter Neumann Appointed OSCE Special Representative on Combating Radicalisation

    Professor Peter Neumann, director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR), has been appointed Special Representative on combating…

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  • Jan112017

    Suicide Tactics and the Islamic State

    Author: Charlie Winter, Senior Research Fellow, ICSR This article was first published by the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague…

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  • Dec052016

    Who Will Hold The Keys To Al-Bab?

    By John Holland-McCowan, Research Fellow, ICSR and Adam Alayli, Research Assistant, ICSR A new offensive by Turkey and its affiliated…

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  • Dec012016

    Conference – Constructions of Terrorism: Reconciling Human Rights, Human Security in Countering Terrorism

    Click here for the conference programme At this event, we explored the challenges in putting forth effective counter terrorism programmes while meeting…

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  • Nov212016

    Influential ISIS Member: Group will Shift Towards Terrorism in the West 

    As the Islamic State group (also known as IS or ISIS) continues to lose territory in Syria and Iraq, its…

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  • Nov082016

    Why the Kurdish-led SDF Will Struggle to Retake Raqqa

    By John Holland-McCowan, Research Fellow, ICSR             As referenced in our most recent Insight, “Limits on the Iraqi Kurds’ Impact on the…

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  • Nov012016

    ICSR Event – A Conversation with Shadi Hamid

    Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and an acclaimed…

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  • Oct312016

    Limits on the Iraqi Kurds’ Impact on the Battle for Mosul

    by John Holland-McCowan, Research Fellow, ICSR As the noose tightens on ISIS controlled Mosul, the Iraqi Kurdish armed forces, otherwise…

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  • Oct212016

    Recruiting Now – Through the Looking Glass: Rediscovering Israeli and Palestinian Experiences

    Applications are now open for February 2017. Click here for the application form. ICSR is offering six young leaders from…

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  • Oct172016

    ICSR Event – ISIS after the Caliphate: How the terror army has evolved after two years of international war

    Michael Weiss is the coauthor of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror, as well as a Senior Editor at The…

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  • Oct112016

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

    The full report is available here The presence of former criminals in terrorist groups is neither new nor unprecedented. But…

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  • Oct062016

    ICSR Book Launch – Radicalized: New Jihadists and the Threat Against the West

    Professor Peter Neumann’s new book is the first comprehensive analysis of the new jihadist threat against the West. Gilles de…

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