Executive Certificate Program in Counter-Terrorism Studies l July 8th-27th, 2018
The Executive Certificate Program in Counter-Terrorism Studies, offered by the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy and the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, is a unique opportunity for professionals to learn about central issues in counter-terrorism and homeland security both from those with first-hand experience and those involved in cutting-edge research in these fields. Based on years of extensive research, instruction and work in the field, this multidisciplinary program brings together the best of academic theory and practical knowledge.
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ICT's annual international conference is the largest and one of the most influential events in the field of counter-terrorism today. The conference is a vital opportunity for high-profile experts from diverse background of disciplines to establish professional relationships and serves as a platform for the formation of international cooperation. Over 1,000 top decision-makers, defense, intelligence and police officials, prominent academic scholars and security industry leaders from over 60 countries take part in the world summit on counter-terrorism.
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Jihadists' Use of Virtual Currency l Dr. Eitan Azani and Nadine Liv
Sporadic evidence of terrorists’ use of digital currency has been in existence since 2012 and there is no doubt that in recent months this trend has been growing and taking shape and now holds a prominent presence online. ICT’s Cyber-Desk reviewed documented cases of jihadists’ use of virtual currency.
Fighting Terrorism: The Democracy Advantage l Dr. Amichai Magen
Monthly Summary of Events July 2017 l Edan Landau
Central Asia Jihadism: Home and Abroad l Dr. Alisa Fainberg and Dr. Eitan Azani
The flow of foreign fighters travelling to Syria to join various jihadist groups attracted the attention of both decision makers and academic researchers, and become an object for a significant number of papers, not least because of its mass nature and broad geographical spread.
ICT's 17th International Conference was held under the theme of "The Terrorism Maze" aimed at analyzing and discussing the factors, influences and trends which make up the web of terrorism and counter-terrorism.
Barcelona, Berlin, Boston, Brussels, London, Madrid, Manchester, New York, Nice, Paris, Stockholm, Sydney—over the past several years these and other cities of the democratic West have become places widely identified with terrorist attacks involving suicide belts, rammings by cars or trucks, improvised bombs, mass shootings, or stabbings.
First published in the Journal of Democracy
President Trump’s foreign and security policies on Middle East issues is trying to force Abbas to return to negotiations, instead of bringing Israel to the negotiating table on the basis of the peace initiative endorsed by Saudi Arabia and the Arab League in 2003.
Targeted killing is a prominent, yet highly controversial tactic used by nation states in modern warfare against terrorism.