In November 2007, Richard Oppel,a New York Times reporter described a set of documents, having been gained through a US military raid in Sinjar, Iraq. His consequent news article and an analysis of the files by Brian Fishman and Joseph Felter, from the Combating Terrorism Center, revealed information about the origin and demographics of the
This collection explores organized crime and terror networks and the points at which they intersect. It analyses the close relationships between these criminalities, the prevalence and ambiguity of this nexus, the technological elements facilitating it, and the financial aspects embedded in this criminal partnership.
The topics of extremism, violent extremism, and radicalization leading to terrorism have constituted an increasingly prominent area of policy interest and donor support in recent years, globally and in the western Balkans.
Jihadism, Foreign Fighters and Radicalization in the EU addresses the organizational and strategic changes in terrorism in Europe as a result of urban jihadism and the influx of foreign fighters of European nationality or residence.
Abstract There is a growing field of studies on exit processes from extremist and militant organizations. At the same time, however, what is missing is a more developed oral history of exit processes in different European countries. Interviewing individuals who left the neo-Nazi movement five or ten years ago, we have studied and analyzed how
The Direcţia Naţională Anticorupţie (DNA) was established in order for Romania to lower its levels of political and high-level corruption, for the EU to be sure that as a newer member state, its policy-making and legislative bodies can be trusted – especially considering its role as a vanguard nation ‘gatekeeper’ to non-EU Europe. Romania pursued the