CHALLENGES FACED BY YOUNG SCHOLARS IN RESEARCHING EXTREMISM
In this paper, challenges most often faced by young researchers who deal with extremism are analysed. The amorphousness of this phenomenon, temporal and spatial conditionality, as well as numerous indistinctions regarding its definition, make extremism quite . . .
FAR-RIGHT EXTREMISM IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: A SLOVAK CASE STUDY
History often deemed as an ongoing spiral, can easily repeat itself and present a new security challenge. Inasmuch as people are driven by fear and grievances during uneasy times, it can often open doors to populism and demagogy as tools for power seeking . . .
UNRETURNED FOREIGN FIGHTERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN IRAQ AND SYRIA
The main subject of the paper is foreign fighters and their families who remain in Iraq and Syria. The paper aims to shed light on the current state of unreturned foreign fighters and their families in Iraqi and Syrian camps and prisonsto facilitate the discussion . . .
FOREIGN FIGHTERS OF AL-SHABAAB: SOMALI-AMERICAN COMMUNITY IN MINNESOTA CASE STUDY
The purpose of the paper is to contribute to the vast literature regarding the topic of foreignfighters, specifically in reference to Somali youth residing in the U.S. state of Minnesota whohave joined the Al-Shaabab terrorist group. The research is carried . . .
THE REPATRIATION OF FOREIGN FIGHTERS AND THEIR FAMILIES TO HOME COUNTRIES IN EUROPE
One of the modern problems of international security has become the phenomenon of foreign fighters who, as inhabitants of European states, go to Syria and Iraq to join terrorist groups. Some of the fighters subsequently decide, for one reason or another, to . . .
THE IDEOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK OF THE TURKISH MHP AND THE GREY WOLVES
The Turkish Idealist movement, encompassing the militant Grey Wolves as well as the current Turkish coalition partner, the Nationalist Action Party, represent the most influential elements of the Turkish (or Turkic) far right, with activities reaching from . . .
THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM: CASE STUDY OF THE ISLAMIC STATE
In 2014, the unstable political environment in the Middle East provided the opportunity for an extremist jihadist group to establish its own state on the territory of Iraq and Syria - the so-called Islamic State with its society based on the ideology of Islamic . . .
GENDER BASED VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
This paper aims to explore possible ways that mainstream social media and alternative media platforms function possibly as catalysators for gender based violent extremism. Based on analysis of already existing research and events, we argue that social media . . .
ONLINE RADICALIZATION: TWITTER PRIVATIZATION AS A THREAT TO THE MODERN SOCIETY
Social media plays a key role in the contemporary world, having indefinite power to influence people by just a single post and click of a button, reaching millions of people in a few seconds. In April 2022, Elon Musk announced his step into the world-famous‘wall . . .
THE ROLE OF OSCE IN COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM AND RADICALIZATION
Numerous terrorist attacks, mass shootings, war crimes and less brutal instances of deviant behaviour such as commitment to radical Islamism or hatred against other nations often tend to be the manifestation of one of the last stages of radicalization. There . . .
ONLINE RADICALIZATION OF AMERICA’S MALE YOUTH
The United States has, in recent years, struggled with the rise of the Alt-Right. A wing of political extremism associated with extreme conservatism, racism, anti-Semitism, and sexist ideals, the target demographic is young, white, Christian males. Multiple . . .
GEOPOLITICAL POSITION OF THE BALKANS IN THE MIRROR OF THE GREAT POWERS
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