What the ‘war on terror’ can teach us about the fight against COVID-19
‘Extremism’ must not be cast as an epidemic. But we can learn relevant lessons from the problems created in countering it.
What will 2020 bring? Finding our way in a more polarised world
As 2020 and a new decade begins, why are we more polarised than ever before and can we do anything about it?
Not all ‘extremisms’ are created equal: lessons from the Christchurch attack
Extreme far-right views have seeped into parts of the media and politics, normalised in parts of life that other...
The Prevent database: counter extremism is watching you
The Prevent databases are not concerning because they are a new revelation; they are concerning because they are not.
Published in: openDemocracyUKBeware the terrorist lurking in your bookcase: are British citizens being prosecuted for thought crimes?
Britain's counter-terrorism laws are becoming more sweeping and powerful. They are beginning to criminalise not only...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaWhy we can’t trust current analysis of the Islamic State
The rise of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq has taken everyone in the west by surprise, resulting in a frenzy of...