online radicalization

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Syrian jihad, from Antwerp

IN DEPTH: At least 100 people have left the Netherlands to fight in Syria. In neighbouring Belgium, the number is even higher. Family members and researchers point to the Belgian group Shariah4Belgium as […]

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LETTER BOMBS: Former engineer Franz Fuchs was charged with letter bomb attacks likened to those of the U.S. Unabomber. Here shouting while two officers escort him in the court room in Graz, Austria on Tuesday February 2, 1999. PHOTO: Helge O. Sommer/AP

A certain mythos

IN DEPTH: What does the story of Franz Fuchs tell us about lone-wolf terrorism? Øyvind Strømmen “My first thought was that it had been an execution,” Stefan Horvath later said, recalling the moment […]

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Sovereign Citizens Police Plot

Militias and conspiracy culture

IN DEPTH: Anti-government rage is primarily an American phenomenon, but a number of ideas and tropes from the US anti-government subculture have entered Europe over the last 10 years through the influence of […]

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Insights from Swedish exposé

ANALYSIS: A Swedish exposé of anonymous commenters online gives new insight into online right-wing radicalism. Øyvind Strømmen Earlier this week, the Swedish daily Expressen revealed that a number of politicians in the Swedish […]

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