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Category Archives: Terrorism & Security

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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

Britain MUST monitor Islam converts more aggressively to stop ISIS attacks, report warns

Islamic converts are “over-represented” among foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the study by the highly-respected Henry Jackson Society think tank found.
They have also been responsible for a “range of major terrorist attacks”, the report discovered.
Earlier this month British authorities revealed about …

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

Britain facing a new wave of terror after 425 homegrown ISIS fighters return from Iraq and Syria

Britain faces a fresh terror wave from 425 homegrown IS jihadi fighters fleeing Iraq and Syria, warns a former MI6 chief.
Only Muslim countries Turkey, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia face larger numbers fleeing collapsing IS terror strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
Richard …

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

Muslim converts ‘vulnerable to Isis radicalisation’, research finds

Muslim converts can be vulnerable to radicalisation because their “vacuum of knowledge” leaves them ill-equipped to reject extremist ideology, a new report has warned.
Research by the Henry Jackson Society (HJS) think-tank found that although the vast majority of converts to Islam are …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Islamism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
October 20, 2017

Terror watchdog says teen jihadis returning from fighting for ISIS in Syria ‘need space’ and SHOULDN’T be arrested

BRIT jihadis returning from Iraq and Syria should be given “space” to get back to normal life instead of being prosecuted, the new terror watchdog said yesterday.
QC Max Hill said authorities should leave the former IS fighters alone in the …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
October 18, 2017

Julia Rushchenko discusses Sally Jones & female involvement in terrorism on BBC Three Counties Radio

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, ISIS, Terrorism & Security

Nikita Malik appears on Countering Violent Extremism – Women and Terror Podcast

Posted in Boko Haram, Broadcast Appearances, ISIS, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

ISIS out for REVENGE: Sleeper cells ‘to launch terror attacks in West’ after fall of Raqqa

US-led coalition forces managed to drive the terrorists out of the city in Syria after intense fighting raged there since June.
The Fall of Raqqa is being touted as a symbolic victory over ISIS, who have now lost most of the territory they …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

ISIS Khorasan: Presence and Potential in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Region

This report highlights the growing significance of the Islamic State in the Khorasan Province, or ISKP. It also assesses the impact the group’s rise is likely to have on the trajectory of violence in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and in turn, …

Posted in ISIS, Middle East, Publication, Terrorism & Security, War in Afghanistan
October 13, 2017

Sally Jones profile: How online love affair turned single mother into a fanatic

It was love that led Sally Jones to leave her punk past behind and join the death cult of Islamic State.
The former department store beautician lived in a council house with her two sons before falling for Junaid Hussain and …

Posted in ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
October 12, 2017

ISIS sex slave was raped in hospital after trying to kill herself to escape torment

An ISIS sex slave who tried to kill herself said she was raped in her hospital bed while she hearing the desperate cries of her sister being raped next door.
The Iraqi girl’s story has been released as part of a number of …

Posted in Boko Haram, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights
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