ATbar ICT's Publications


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 Virus of Hate: Far-Right Terrorism in Cyberspace

05/04/2020 | by ICT Researchers

Far-right terror is the biggest threat to our democracy right now.


Christine Lambrecht, the German Justice Minister,

 February 2020.

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President Trump to reshape American Hostage policy

25/03/2020 | by ICT Researchers

“Hostage deals in times of crisis enable the U.S. on the one hand to adhere its long standing policy according to which it does not negotiate terror, and on the other leverage a crisis or a unique need of the counterpart for promoting U.S. interests and obtain the release of American Captives”

The article was written by ICT fellows Lt. Col. (Res.) Doron Hadar, Commander of the Chief of Staff Negotiations Unit, IDF and Lt. Col. (Res.) Avi Kalo, former Head of Hostage Affairs Department, IDF

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Burkina Faso Security: Threats, Challenges, & Response

24/03/2020 | by ICT Researchers

Terrorism in Burkina Faso first appeared on a large scale after the collapse of the Compaoré regime and the dissolution of the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP). Analysis of attacks in Burkina Faso from 2015 to 2019 shows that attacks have steadily increased in frequency, lethality, and sophistication. In 2019, the conflict in Burkina Faso accelerated at an unprecedented rate, with fatalities increasing by over 600%.


Written by Dr. Barak Ben-Zur and Gabriel Toole

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The Evolving Law on Counter-Terrorism

23/02/2020 | by Housen-Couriel, Deborah (Adv.)

The article, written in 2013, examines international legal norms prohibiting cyber terrorism and analyzes the relevant provisions of Israeli legislation in a comparative context. In conclusion, the article offers four observations about trends and global legal developments.

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Hezbollah 2020: Nasrallah's Complex Challenges

11/02/2020 | by Mofaz, Shlomo (Col. Res.)

First published in ISRAEL Defense

Commentary: The assassination of Soleimani, economic difficulties and the internal affairs of Lebanon influence Nasrallah's steps against Israel. At the start of a new year and decade, Hezbollah faces both internal and external challenges that will influence its actions in 2020

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