What the Global Terrorism Index results mean for Europe

Terrorism deaths are down, but authorities must remain aware of the changing threats.

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Al-Qa’ida’s Expansion in the African Sahel

Al-Qa’ida is re-emerging as a major threat and expanding its reach into new territories, most notably into the Sahel and sub-Saharan regions of Africa, writes Vishal Makhijani.

Cyberterrorism is the new frontier

Serge Stroobants from the Institute for Economics and Peace on the hybridisation of terrorism and the cyber world.

Preventing violent extremism: global investments for national security

As nation-states retreat from multilateralism, Dr Khalid Koser and Lilla Schumicky-Logan make the case for global investment in the prevention of violent extremism.

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Leaderless Jihad in a Leaderless World

The fight against terrorism has come at a tremendous cost of lives lost and development disrupted. Radical Islamist extremism has become the world’s most potent global revolutionary force and terrorism has become a constant threat inside and outside our societies.

Violent extremism: four tips for developing effective programs

The numbers within 2017 Global Terrorism Index tell us one part of the story but the weight of the narrative lies elsewhere. It lies with the people living with the daily realities of the impact of violent extremism and the global war on terror.

Terrorism & Successful Counterterrorism Strategies

Terrorism today has emerged as one of the most potent threats to global peace and security.

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Violent Extremism & CVE in Asia

Terror attacks began increasing in Asia in the early 2000s. According to the Global Terrorism Database (GTD), South Asia was more affected than anywhere else in the world between 2008 and 2013.

Managing, Rehabilitating & Reintegrating Terrorism Offenders

As countries become better at detecting, investigating and prosecuting terrorism suspects, including returning foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), prison services across the world are faced with a growing number of terrorism offenders in their institutions.