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About Donald Holbrook

Dr Donald Holbrook is a Research Fellow at the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews.

Articles by Donald Holbrook

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The Charlie Hebdo attack: a first look at the background and context

Osama bin Laden and Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the leaders of Al-Qaeda, equated ‘acts of slander’ to the bombing of villages and killing of innocent Muslims, evoking similar notions of ‘defence’ and ‘vengeance’.

A cold reception: the rise of anti-Islamic sentiments in Iceland?

A row over the planned construction of Iceland’s first purpose-built mosque has dominated the county’s most recent elections and comes in the wake of a spate of anti-Islamic initiatives that point to mounting tensions over the presence of Islam in the tiny island nation.

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