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Category Archives: Terrorism & Security

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April 25, 2018

Controversial imam who called Islamist murderer a ‘hero’ is allowed to join Labour – because he thinks Corbyn will fix knife crime

A CONTROVERSIAL imam who praised an Islamist murderer as “a hero” has been recruited to join the Labour Party, The Sun can reveal.
Preacher Mahmood Ul Hassan claimed he joined the party because Jeremy Corbyn would “resolve issues” such as knife …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 20, 2018

How ISIS is EXPLOITING the ‘safe haven’ of cyberspace to plan attacks and raise funds

Much more needs to be done both in the UK and abroad to deny extremist groups the opportunity to communicate anonymously using the ‘Darknet’ and spread propaganda, the study commissioned by thinktank the Henry Jackson Society warns.
The study also reveals …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 13, 2018

Nikita Malik discusses her new terrorism on the Darknet report on ABC Australia

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Terrorism & Security
April 10, 2018

Terrorists ‘plot in shadows of the dark net’, report warns

Terrorists and extremists are creating growing numbers of safe havens on the “dark net” to plot future attacks, raise funds and recruit new followers, new research reveals.
Terrorist organisations and individuals are evading security services and intelligence agencies by “hiding in …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 8, 2018

Terror in The Dark: How Terrorists use Encryption, the Darknet and Cryptocurrencies

Terrorists and extremists are increasingly moving their activities online – and areas of the web have become a safe haven for Islamic State to plot its next attacks, according to a report published today by the Henry Jackson Society.
Terror in …

Posted in Publication, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
March 26, 2018

‘The modus operandi of this attack is similar to what the IS group preaches’

A gunman who pledged allegiance to the IS group killed three people in southwestern France on Friday. Nikita Malik, from the Centre for Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism in London, analyses the latest attack on French soil.

The 26-year-old gunman shouted …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
March 19, 2018

Nikita Malik speaks to LBC Radio about the conviction of the attempted Parsons Green tube bombing

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Terrorism & Security, Uncategorized
March 7, 2018

What’s wrong with UK’s approach to the Middle East?

The Gulf states have repeatedly been in the international spotlight in the context of the spread of terrorism and radical Islam. But not as much is said about their efforts to counteract these trends. In this regard, I found a …

Posted in Middle East, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
March 2, 2018

Isis fanatic tried to recruit children for ‘death squad’ to launch terror attacks in London

An unqualified teacher has been convicted of trying to recruit an “army of children” to launch a series of Isis-inspired attacks on dozens of targets across London.
Umar Haque brainwashed young pupils he taught at an Islamic school and mosque and made them …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

The ISIL plotter who groomed a children’s army

A school administrator was convicted on Friday of trying recruit a 300-strong children’s army to carry out terrorist attacks on the UK parliament, embassies and dozens of high-profile targets in London.
Umar Haque, 25, showed beheading videos during Islamic studies classes …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
February 13, 2018

Nikita Malik speaks to BBC World Global on the Government’s new anti-terror software

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Technology, Terrorism & Security

Nikita Malik discusses the British “Beatles” Jihadists on the Emma Barnett Show on BBC 5Live

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Terrorism & Security, Uncategorized

Britain must back region’s fight against extremists, think tank reports

Greater cooperation with Gulf countries to counter violent extremism and tackle radicalisation of Muslims would improve British security one year on from a spate of mass casualty terrorist attacks, the Henry Jackson Society think tank says in a new report.
“Western countries …

Posted in Middle East, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Britain urged to boost anti-terror ties with Gulf

LONDON: The British government can help tackle the root causes of extremism by strengthening its ties with civil society groups throughout the Gulf region, a London-based think-tank has said.
A report due to be published Tuesday by the Henry Jackson Society …

Posted in Middle East, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Terror Overseas: Understanding The GCC Counter Extremism and Counter Terrorism Trends

The British Government must extend and deepen its relationship with Gulf states in order to tackle the root causes of extremism and terrorism, according to a new report published on Tuesday by The Henry Jackson Society.
The report argues that Britain must …

Posted in Publication, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
February 6, 2018

Dr Julia Rushchenko speaks to France24 about the trial of Salah Abdeslam

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Terrorism & Security
February 2, 2018

Terror watchdog Max Hill QC branded a ‘politically-correct snowflake’ for saying the term ‘Islamist terrorism’ should be banned

TERROR watchdog Max Hill QC was branded a “politically-correct snowflake” last night – for saying the term “Islamist terrorism” should be banned.
Mr Hill, who is being paid £1,200 a day to review Britain’s terror laws, said it is “fundamentally wrong …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
February 1, 2018

TERROR CHIEF SLAMMED Britain’s terror watchdog slammed for consulting extremist Islamist groups

BRITAIN’S terror watchdog has been slammed for consulting extremist Islamist groups.
Lawyer Max Hill was accused of “pandering” to them and being unbalanced.
The independent reviewer of terror laws met groups including campaign group Cage, which called ISIS executioner Jihadi John a “beautiful man” driven to fanaticism …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
December 19, 2017

Bomb manual used by New York terrorist suspect still just a Google search away

Bomb-making guides similar to the instructions used by the suspect in last week’s New York subway attack are still easy to find online, despite repeated promises by Google to block such material from appearing in search results.

RT correspondent Jacqueline Vouga …

Posted in News Coverage, Technology, Terrorism & Security, United States
December 18, 2017

New York attack: Terror manuals containing instructions for bomb used by Akayed Ullah remain online

Terrorist manuals showing jihadis how to build the same type of bomb used in last week’s New York subway attack remain online amid warnings of further attacks.
Google’s algorithms could lead extremists to the material, which was still available through search results more than 48 hours after The Independent alerted …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United States
December 10, 2017

Banning jihadists from re-entering Britain could ease terror threat, says DR ALAN MENDOZA

Two months ago, MI5 chief Andrew Parker warned that we are facing a “multidimensional threat” from terrorism that is rapidly evolving “at a scale and pace we’ve not seen before.”Our intelligence services currently run more than 500 operations involving around …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
December 7, 2017

Tom Wilson discusses returning IS fighters on LBC Radio

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, ISIS, Terrorism & Security
November 28, 2017

The new normal? Oxford Street, fear and false alarms

London’s Oxford Street was the scene of a false alarm on Friday that saw residents fleeing a supposed terrorist attack. The incident was quickly resolved, yet the panic that erupted is a reminder of terrorism’s lasting psychological impact.
Officers responded on …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
November 3, 2017

How does Central Asia contribute to ISIS recruitment?

The New York truck attack that took place this week and left eight dead is another grim reminder of the danger Islamist terrorism poses for the Western countries. The 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, a ‘green card’ holder from Uzbekistan, has been …

Posted in CRT Editorial, ISIS, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
October 25, 2017

Islam converts ‘often vulnerable to radical rhetoric’, says terrorism expert

Much greater emphasis must be placed on the dangers posed by recent converts to Islam as they have previously been behind major terrorist attacks, a report has warned.
Although the vast majority of converts to the religion are peaceful and law-abiding, …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Islamism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
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