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ISS: Migration and violent extremism: a chain of false links?

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Two themes have been central to global security debates over the past few years: migration and violent extremism. These two phenomena are...

Combating an imported extremism

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The risk of Islamist extremism frequently focuses on Somalia and al-Shabaab. Yet adherents to extremist versions of Islam can now be found...

Countering terrorism by telling a better story

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As a military officer who has spent the better part of his career in communications and information management and served in operations...

U.N. rights boss says Egypt crackdown ‘facilitates radicalisation’

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U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said on Monday that heavy-handed security measures by Egypt were fostering the very...

“Toxic brew” of unemployment, mistrust in leaders may fuel violent extremism...

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A lack of jobs and disillusion with political leaders may form a "toxic brew" driving more young Africans to migrate or join...

Fighting terrorism in Burkina Faso

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Terrorism and violent extremism surged in West Africa after the Malian crisis in 2012. Among Sahelian countries such as Chad, Mali, Mauritania...

ISS: Known unknowns and the fight against violent extremism

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The question ‘can violent extremism be prevented?' was a ‘fairly challenging proposition,' Australia's Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism Miles Armitage conceded at a seminar...

Egypt names new interior minister to combat religious extremism

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Egypt replaced its interior minister on Thursday with a retired general who has experience combating religious extremism as the country fights radical...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...