The internet has been heralded as liberation technology and accused of undermining democracy. The available research shows it is a bit of both.
The increase in terror attacks has complicated the Kenyan government’s relationship with the country’s Muslim community.
The caliphate has no territory, but plenty of hearts and minds.
It can be easy to despair about the problem of misinformation. But the problem is smaller than you might think.
All terrorism in the region has domestic origins but is linked to regional and international events.
Exploring many contemporary cases of radical behaviour showed they had one thing in common: how the risk of radicalisation may be linked to fractured relationships.
The term “separatist” has a long history in France. Now it’s being used to target Muslims in a new law.
Grossly oversimplified coverage risks serious damage to some of the most vulnerable in society.
Extremists are playing on people’s health fears to normalise their views.
Scientists are arguing over how YouTube might help turn people into extremists.
You can’t demand rebellion for long without inviting the suspicion of the state.
A terrorism expert explains the legislation that led to the attacker’s release.
Families of those at risk of extremism need to be supported, not judged.
We analysed eight years of Reddit posts from conspiracy theorists. Our findings have helped debunk some common myths about this somewhat alienated group of people.
For the past year, Hollyoaks has portrayed the far right radicalisation of a gay character, highlighting the embrace of a different kind of recruit
Algorithms can amplify toxic content, but the problems start in human communities.
This selection of films shows the problem of extremism in its complexity, examining how real people can become radicalised.
We should celebrate the ‘deplatforming’ of the 8chan message board, linked to the El Paso shootings, as a win for the fight against online hate speech. But its removal does not mean the fight is over.
The process of radicalisation is a complex system that cannot be reduced to the brain, behaviour, or environment. It exists at the intersection of all these elements.
After a civil conflict, within five years the majority of modern peace agreements fail. What is causing these negotiated settlements to fall apart?