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ICT’s Research and Publications include short analyses and in-depth publications on a wide variety of topics including: terrorism, counter-terrorism, homeland security, radicalization process, cyber-terrorism, reviews from Jihadi Websites and insights from our database.


The Somali Al Shabaab and Iran's Al Quds connection

30/08/2020 | by Shay, Shaul (Dr.)
Iran and Saudi Arabia, two Middle Eastern regional powers, are engaged in a battle over regional hegemony that is being waged between Shiite Iran and its allies and a Sunni Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia at a number of friction points across the Middle East and East Africa including Yemen and Somalia.
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ICT’s Special Project: Lebanon – Where does it go from here?

27/08/2020 | by Ganor, Boaz (Prof.)

On the backdrop of the spread of Covid-19 and the worsening economic crisis in Lebanon, the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) conducted a unique four months unique simulation (see methodology herein below) which examined the possible ramifications of various deterioration scenarios in Lebanon. The simulation started in April 2020 and ended just days prior to the explosion at the Port of Beirut.

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'Dawa' in the Shadow of Covid-19: Al-Qaeda Leadership and the Western Civilians

19/08/2020 | by Barak, Michael (Dr.)
The Covid-19 pandemic and the strong protests against the racism shown to the African American population which started in the US and have spread to western Europe have been identified by al-Qaeda as an opportunity to deepen the gap between the western civilian population and the political leadership and leverage Islam as a solution to the above social malady
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The War Next Door

13/08/2020 | by ICTR

Narcoterrorism, Legal Challenges, and Lessons Learned from the Mexican Military’s Engagement in the War on Drugs

By: Sean F. O'Brien

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Iranian Threat Network and the Export of the Islamic Revolution

10/08/2020 | by ICT Researchers

The Iranian Threat Network (ITN) is comprised of entities operating in the regional and international arenas.[1] It contains a wide array of actors and serves Iran as a strategic tool to promote its interests.


Writers: Dr. Eitan Azani, Mrs. Lorena Atiyas-Lvovsky, Mr. Danny Citrinowicz, Ms. Dafna Messing

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