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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 threat to Israel from the Syrian border

23/04/2017 | by Nuriel, Nitzan (Brig. Gen. Res.)

One-on-One Interview with Nitzan Nuriel (Brig. Gen. Res.), Former Director of the Counter-Terrorism Bureau and Associate at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT).

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Russia Social Media on the service of jihad

20/04/2017 | by Fainberg, Alisa (Dr.)
The phenomenon of terrorists using Internet for their purposes is not new, and today, due to such factors such as technological development and radical changes in the core of online communications, social media networks became an integral part of jihadi groups’ modus operandi. Without any doubts, it was the Islamic State, who made the quantum leap and propelled jihadi involvement in online communication to the next level. At some point, ISIS put its attention to popular Russian social media networks, and occupied them with its propaganda.
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Ragonis Foundation Scholarships for 2017-2018

18/04/2017 | by ICT Staff

The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) and Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, are pleased to announce the annual scholarships promoting research in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security.

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14/04/2017 | by Moghadam, Assaf (Prof.)
The relationship between Iran and al-Qa`ida goes back at least a quarter of a century, but it remains one of the most understudied and poorly understood chapters in the history and evolution of the jihadi organization founded by Usama bin Ladin. Recently declassified letters seized in 2011 from bin Ladin’s Abbottabad hideout and U.S. government and court documents, however, have shed some additional light on their partnership
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The Chemical attack near Idlib

07/04/2017 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)
In my previous post, I argued that it is of major interest to know if the murderous chemical Syrian air attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Iblib province has been approved or coordinated with the Russian air-force active in Syria. The Russian position at the future deliberations at the United Nations concerning this grave incident could also give an indication on its political standing in the affair.
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