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Violent Extremism

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11th August 2022

How can neuroscience work in conjunction with the social and behavioural sciences to explain violent extremism?

BRIEFING PAPER

22nd July 2022

This policy paper assesses the impact of non-ideological risk factors on radicalisation and violent extremism, namely mental health and trauma. It arg...

BRIEFING PAPER

21st July 2022

The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS has invested heavily in strategic communications, particularly in uses of mass media. However, there is a weak evi...

RESEARCH REPORT

19th July 2022

Despite the importance of prisons to terrorist movements and the surge in the jihadist prison population in the Middle East, relatively little is unde...

BLOG

30th June 2022

Nigeria is in the midst of a deep security crisis, with armed conflicts and violent crime now a problem in most parts of the country. In rural Nigeria...

RESEARCH REPORT

9th June 2022

This paper explores the impacts of intrastate conflict, people smuggling, migration and other illicit transnational dynamics along pathways between Ni...

EVENT

18th May 2022

The Cross-Border Conflict Evidence, Policy and Trends (XCEPT) research programme held a panel event to discuss the experiences of young people growing...

EVENT

22nd January 2021

On Friday, January 22, the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center held a virtual panel discussion to examine the local actors and geopolitical s...

NEWSLETTER

2nd December 2020

How political, security and socio-economic developments affect the people living in contested borderlands and, reversely, how border dynamics shape ch...

EVENT

8th July 2020

This discussion, held in Arabic, provides an overview of the geo-political implications of involvement in Yemen.

INTERVIEW

15th April 2020

In an interview, Harith Hasan and Kheder Khaddour discuss their recent paper on the Iraqi-Syrian border.

RESEARCH REPORT

31st March 2020

The Iraqi-Syrian border near Qaim and Bukamal has become a magnet for conflict, as Iraqi and Syrian state actors compete with Iranian-backed nonstate ...

BLOG

Cool Calculating Radicals

Anouar Boukhars

1st April 2019

Among jihadi groups in the Sahel, strategic gains not religion often determine a militant’s affiliation.

BLOG

A Line in the Sand

Kheder Khaddour

22nd February 2019

The Syrian-Iraqi border has become a point of confrontation among regional and international powers.

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