Posts tagged as extremism

NATO STRATCOMCOE considers North Africa and violent extremism

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) returns to cyberspace April 7 with an online conversation considering “Countering Violent Extremism in North Africa and Sahel” with Stefano Marcuzzi and Pascal Carlucci. “Efforts to counter violent extremism in North Africa and the Sahel have to take into account local dynamics. Dr. Carlucci and Dr. Marcuzzi will consider these, weigh the implications for NATO and NATO nations, and provide an outlook for the future,”…

Arising extremism in Lithuania’s Army

By Adomas Abromaitis on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

On 29 March Lithuania will celebrate 17 years of NATO membership. These years of membership for sure have made Lithuania stronger and more dependent on the Alliance. This dependence is often presented as a benefit though it could be regarded as a problem as well. The U.S. has been the main strategic Lithuanian partner for 17 years. Lithuania practically, equate NATO with the U.S. Washington, in its turn cultivates the…

The EU’s recent steps to combat online extremism

Friday, January 15, 2021

Since the earliest days of the internet, the propagation of extremist content online has been one of the most challenging and dangerous misuses of online platforms. This circulation of hate has had an untold impact on the radicalisation, recruitment and training of terrorists across Europe and beyond. Even though the use of online platforms is frequently highlighted by terrorist acts perpetrated by home-grown, European radicals, the process of online radicalisation…

Chance for Christian Democrats to draw line against extremism

By Michael Meyer-Resende on Thursday, December 3, 2020

The New Year is approaching and there is some reason for hope. Probably in a year’s time, Covid-19 will have become a managed health risk rather than the massive threat it is now. It is much harder to predict how the EU will look like in a year. The Polish-Hungarian veto of the EU’s budget and recovery funds has exposed chasms that were long in the making. How should the…