International terrorism

The International Observatory on Terrorism Studies (OIET) develops and promotes research and analysis that contributes to the contextualization and de-legitimization of terrorism, an increasingly global phenomenon that requires a global, multidisciplinary response.

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?

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.
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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.
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Daesh tries to gain the support of Islamic public opinion using images of knifes attacks in Israel

Daesh public communication apparatus have launched since last Sunday eight audiovisual campaigns. After 22 months and more than 900 audiovisual campaigns, it is the first time ISIS encourage to commit terrorist attacks against the state of Israel.
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Daesh threats to the United States and Obama using a child armed with a grenade launcher

This is the first audiovisual campaign in which, this year, the terrorist group directly threaten Obama and the United States.