History

The International Observatory on Terrorism Studies (OIET) is aware of the essential role that knowledge and the dissemination of history plays in understanding the past and in stopping such serious violations of human rights and terrorism from taking place again.
21/03/2016
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“Por pereza legislativa, en España los terroristas han llegado a reducir más de la mitad de su condena sin hacer nada”

Su rostro se ancló en el recuerdo de un país por dirigir el juicio por el atentado terrorista más brutal que se ha perpetrado en suelo europeo, pero para entonces la figura del juez Javier Gómez Bermúdez (Álora, Málaga, 1962) ya había estado presente en la gestión judicial de los peores episodios del fanatismo en España.
01/03/2016
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Short Memories

Convicted murderers are accepted in government and forgiven for their crimes, could this possibly happen in Spain. Mr Otegi’s ‘coming out’ party begins today, will Sinn Fein be there?
15/01/2016
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Building a narrative against violent extremism

New terrorism is a problem that needs to be addressed from the point of view of strategic communication, a discipline that until now has only been applied to politics and digital marketing.
16/12/2015
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How to Counter Jihadist Appeal among Western European Muslims

Worldwide terrorism connected with the jihadist insurgencies in Syria and Iraq emerges disproportionately among second- and third-generation Muslim youth from Western Europe.
20/11/2015
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Fight against ISIS reveals power of social media

The country that has received the most threats by ISIS via videos broadcasted on social media is Russia, with more than 25 in two years. France follows, with almost 20 in the same timeframe. During the last two weeks, events have shown that threats to those countries were not only digital, but also real.
03/11/2015
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Insurrectionary anarchism and social revolutionary terrorism: The historical background

The topic which we have to discuss today is instead that of the truly homegrown terrorism which has its roots in European history. Is it a threat in our time?