Prosecuting “Domestic Terrorism” in the United States
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Prosecuting “Domestic Terrorism” in the United States

Infamously coined ‘lone-wolf’ attacks or acts of violence, the United States has tragically experienced 2 separate mass shooting occurrences this...
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Using Encrypted Messaging for Terror Propaganda
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Using Encrypted Messaging for Terror Propaganda

In March, ISIL lost its last physical stronghold in Baghouz, Syria when United States-backed Syrian Democratic Forces overtook the territory....
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Extremism Assessment Series: Ku Klux Klan
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Extremism Assessment Series: Ku Klux Klan

Founded in 1865, the Ku Klux Klan is America’s original hate group. Targets for violence and bigotry include: African-Americans, Jews,...
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Suicide blast kills 18 and injures 145 as Taliban continue talks with U.S.
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Suicide blast kills 18 and injures 145 as Taliban continue talks with U.S.

The Suicide blast kills 18 and injures 145 as the Taliban continue talks with the U.S. in Doha, Qatar. Taliban...
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13 Hours of Extremism: Domestic Terrorism Across the Political Spectrum Highlights Domestic Extremism Concerns
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13 Hours of Extremism: Domestic Terrorism Across the Political Spectrum Highlights Domestic Extremism Concerns

Between August 3-4 2019, America was horrified by multiple mass killings across the nation. Dozens were left dead and even...
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Exclusive Interview with Phil Gurski on Female Extremism
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Exclusive Interview with Phil Gurski on Female Extremism

As a part of The Women in Extremism Program, Rise to Peace’s Simone Matassa had the privilege of interviewing Phil...
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Extremism Assessment Series: Far-Left Extremism
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Extremism Assessment Series: Far-Left Extremism

Based on Marxist principles – left wing extremists believe that the working class should revolt against those in power; Can...
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Extremism Assessment Series: Far-Right Extremism
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Extremism Assessment Series: Far-Right Extremism

Far-right extremism describes ideologies and movements that are more radical than traditional conservatism, and often promote xenophobia, racism, white nationalism,...
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Prevention and Redemption Initiatives Are Key to Countering Terrorism in Russia
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Prevention and Redemption Initiatives Are Key to Countering Terrorism in Russia

A series of recent incidents validate the Russian Federation’s concerns over the rise of internationally-linked terrorist groups active within its...
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Women’s Roles in Al-Shabaab: Deeper Understanding and Research Is Needed
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Women’s Roles in Al-Shabaab: Deeper Understanding and Research Is Needed

In April 2019, it was reported that recent studies over-emphasise the role of men in terrorism, therefore overlooking and underestimating...
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Extremism Assessment Series: Antifascist Action (ANTIFA)
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Extremism Assessment Series: Antifascist Action (ANTIFA)

ANTIFA represents a semi-disorganized collection of extremists on the far-left, sometimes considered the alt-left ANTIFA is more accurately described as...
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Content Moderation Presents New Obstacles in the Internet Age
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Content Moderation Presents New Obstacles in the Internet Age

The first instance of a terrorist recording violent crimes and posting it online occurred when Mohammed Merah — the perpetrator...
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Hezbollah and the Terror-Crime Nexus
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Hezbollah and the Terror-Crime Nexus

As the US security apparatus continues to publicly focus on Iran’s expansion in the Middle East, it has done little...
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Exclusive interview with Khalid Noor on Doha peace conference
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Exclusive interview with Khalid Noor on Doha peace conference

Amid a series of peace talks over the last months, Taliban and Afghan representatives gathered in Doha and agreed on...
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The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) – Does joining terrorist groups challenge gender roles within society?
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The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) – Does joining terrorist groups challenge gender roles within society?

Photographer: Nicolas Bedoya Source: Bloomberg The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) is a violent...
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Hopes For Cease-fire After The Doha Intra-Afghan Dialogue
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Hopes For Cease-fire After The Doha Intra-Afghan Dialogue

Originally published in the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty An unprecedented meeting between the Taliban, Afghan officials, and delegates from various...
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Taliban attack threatens Afghan peace talks
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Taliban attack threatens Afghan peace talks

On July 1st, 2019, the Taliban committed multiple attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan which killed at least forty people and injured...
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Women of the Irish Republican Army: Powerful or Powerless?
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Women of the Irish Republican Army: Powerful or Powerless?

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) is a paramilitary organization that has operated out of Ireland since 1917. There have been...
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The Taliban chief negotiator Stanikzai: We will fight till the country is free from the foreign occupation.
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The Taliban chief negotiator Stanikzai: We will fight till the country is free from the foreign occupation.

"This is not violence. This is fighting for the freedom of our country. We will fight till the country is...
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Women in the Afghan Peace Process
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Women in the Afghan Peace Process

Under Taliban rule (1996-2001), Afghan women were banned from attending schools and working as well. In addition to violating their...
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