Terror attacks: some murky lessons

What can terrorism research tell us about vulnerability in the Middle East? The findings are not as predictable as you might think.

Weekly Briefing: Sri Lanka in shock

Sri Lanka is reeling after coordinated suicide attacks at churches and luxury hotels killed hundreds on one of the most sacred of Christian days, Easter Sunday.

ISIL to target peace and reconciliation efforts in post-caliphate period

A United Nations report has indicated the terror group has new plans for the Middle East.

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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.

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Saudi Arabia and Counter-terrorism: Rooting out the Weeds of Extremism

Sultan Althari investigates how the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is employing a mix of ideological and technological counter-terror strategies.

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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.

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