Terrorism

Interview – Bryan Caplan

E-International Relations • Oct 8 2022 • Features

Bryan Caplan talks about terrorists as rational actors and government responses to terrorism, plus the benefits and challenges of an open borders policy.

Interview – David Lowe

E-International Relations • Aug 3 2022 • Features

David Lowe talks about the challenges for policing in the UK, intelligence exchange, and the balance between surveillance and liberty.

Review – The Terrorist Image

Kodili Henry Chukwuma • Jul 31 2022 • Features

Charlie Winter’s impressive book advances the study of photo-propaganda and visual semiotics through a comprehensive account of Islamic State’s photo-propaganda.

Interview – Rabea M. Khan

E-International Relations • Jul 5 2022 • Features

Rabea Khan discusses her interdisciplinary approach to researching religion and terrorism, including links to feminist theory.

Interview – Colin Beck

E-International Relations • Jun 17 2022 • Features

Colin Beck talks about his work on revolutions, and the role of political violence in social movements.

Interview – Charlotte Heath-Kelly

E-International Relations • Jun 9 2022 • Features

Charlotte Heath-Kelly discusses crime prevention, and the role of counter-radicalisation in combatting terrorism.

Securitisation and Vernacular Discussions of Terrorism on Social Media

Social media users are not only aware of the dominant narratives produced in the wake of an attack, but that they also shape and challenge them.

Transnational Terrorism

Katherine E. Brown • Mar 28 2022 • Online resources

Terrorism and terrorists can be transnational in three ways: through their goals, their actions and their organisational form – each of which exposes the dark side of globalisation.

Review – Security as Politics: Beyond the State of Exception

Sasikumar S. Sundaram • Aug 24 2021 • Features

Andrew Neal’s thought-provoking book critiques the view of security as anti-politics and instead focuses on parliamentary politics and recent shifts in security practices.

Interview – Saloni Kapur

E-International Relations • Jun 10 2021 • Features

Saloni Kapur explains how an English School appoach enhances our understanding of security, the implications of dehumanising terrorists, and regional cooperation on countering terrorism in South Asia.

Terrorism in Africa: Explaining the Rise of Extremist Violence Against Civilians

Joseph Mroszczyk and Max Abrahms • Apr 9 2021 • Articles

As the US and other Western powers pivot towards threats posed by China and Russia, terrorist organizations will have more freedom to maneuver.

Opinion – Assessing Changes in How Australia Refers to Extremism

Benjamin Cherry-Smith • Mar 28 2021 • Articles

ASIO is stepping away from using ‘right-wing’ or ‘Islamic’ and instead referring to the principal motivation of the individual or group as ‘ideological’ or ‘religiously’ motivated violent extremism.

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