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Violent Extremism

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23rd November 2022

Abdullahi Umar Eggi grew up in a nomadic family in Taraba State, Nigeria, and has undertaken extensive research to understand how and why pastoralism ...

BLOG

21st November 2022

As the Iraqi government repatriates IS-affiliated families from al-Hol camp in Syria, Joana Cook looks at what’s next for the children who grew up und...

BLOG

31st October 2022

With war on the rise for a decade, King’s College London has gathered a team of experts from fields not typically associated with war research. The ho...

BLOG

28th September 2022

Despite observers claiming that Iraq’s Tishreen protest movement has been coerced into silence, this blog argues that it maintains mobilisation moment...

RESEARCH REPORT

28th September 2022

This study explores the impact of a decade of conflict and violent extremism on adolescents in the northeast Syrian governorates of Raqqa and Deir ez-...

BLOG

24th August 2022

This blog post examines the role of mental health and conflict-related trauma in driving individuals towards embracing violent extremism.

BLOG

18th August 2022

This commentary explores why the welfare of the researcher frequently slips through the net of the ethical principle to ‘do no harm’.

BLOG

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...

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