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Wednesday, Jun 08, 2022

Terrorist Attacks in Paris and Brussels: What has changed in the European Security?

On April 26, 2022, the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, in cooperation with the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), hosted the event "Terrorist Attacks in Paris and Brussels: What has changed in the European Security?" CEP Senior Advisor Lucinda Creighton moderated the panel discussion, which included CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson.

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EU Far Right Exploits Fear of Terrorism

It’s no secret that right-wing groups in Europe are gaining momentum. Organizations and political parties such as France’s National Front, Hungary’s Jobbik, Greek's Golden Dawn and Italy’s Forza Nuova are gaining popularity as the people of Europe...

Prisons – Incubators for Extremists

What do the perpetrators of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen have in common? Beyond the similarity of their chosen targets, three of the four men were homegrown Islamist extremists radicalized in European prisons. Paris shooters...

Right-Wing Groups In EU Gaining Political Clout

Right-wing extremist groups have traditionally rejected democratic values, particularly equality. They have, however, used the democratic process to gain strength across Europe in recent years. Last year, right-wing extremist political parties...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On June 24, 2017, Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched back-to-back explosions at a market in Kurram Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in northwest Pakistan. The attack killed 67 people who were shopping in preparation for a religious holiday and wounded 200 others. 

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