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Jailing of Parsons Green bomber raises questions about effectiveness of Prevent

Ahmed Hassan has been sentenced to thirty-four years in jail for his attempted bombing of a London train. It has emerged Hassan was referred to the Prevent programme twice, but the extent of the threat he posed was not realised.

Investigation uncovers 64 American jihadists in Syria and Iraq

The investigation, conducted by The George Washington University’s Program on Extremism, revealed cases which have never been publically released and identifies notable trends among the backgrounds, profiles, and threats posed by the American jihadists.

6 common misconceptions about Salafi Muslims in the West

Salafism, often referred to as ‘Wahhabism’, is widely regarded as a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam that fuels Jihadism and subjugates women. Some even lump...

Why I went undercover to investigate female Islamic State supporters

When three Bethnal Green schoolgirls left the UK to join ISIS earlier this year, I was appalled. They had lived and gone to school...