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David Wells: The United Nations and Counter-Terrorism

7/1/2019
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In today's episode John talks to David Well's from the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED)about the role which the UN broadly, and CTED specifically play in counter-terrorism and CVE. This episode is sponsored by IB Tauris. If you want a 35% discount on all books from the Middle-East and Politics sections of bloomsbury.com be sure to use the discount code TALKINGIBT19 at checkout. If you or anyone you know is interested in doing an MSc in Terrorism and...

Duration:00:55:50

Assaf Moghadam: Terrorist Co-Operation

6/20/2019
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This episode is sponsored by IB Tauris. If you want a 35% discount on all books from the Middle-East and Politics sections of bloomsbury.com be sure to use the discount code TALKINGIBT19 at checkout. If you or anyone you know is interested in doing an MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London be sure to visit rhul.ac.uk for more information.

Duration:00:57:35

Nicole Tishler: Terrorist Use of Hoaxes

6/18/2019
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In today's episode John talks to Dr. Nicole Tishler about her research on terrorist hoaxes. This interview focuses on her research for her PhD dissertation for which she was awarded the 2018 TRI Award for best PhD thesis in the field of terrorism studies. This episode is sponsored by IB Tauris. If you want a 35% discount on all books from the Middle-East and Politics sections of bloomsbury.com be sure to use the discount code TALKINGIBT19 at checkout. If you or anyone you know is interested...

Duration:00:47:34

Julia Pearce: Terrorism Risk Perception and Communication

6/14/2019
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In this episode John talks to Dr. Julia Pearce from Kings College London about her fascinating research on terrorism risk perception and risk communication. If you want a 35% discount on the Middle East and Politics books from bloomsbury.com use the discount code TALKINGIBT19. Also be sure to have a look at the new MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. More information can be found...

Duration:00:41:40

James Khalil: Deradicalisation in Somalia

6/9/2019
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in this week's episode John talks to James Khalil.James is one of the authors of the RUSI report Deradicalisation and Disengagement in Somalia. In this episode they talk about the findings of this report and how their potential application. The full report can be downloaded from https://rusi.org/sites/default/files/20190104_whr_4-18_deradicalisation_and_disengagement_in_somalia_web.pdf Thanks to IB Tauris you can receive a 35% discount on all Middle East Politics books from bloomsbury.com...

Duration:00:56:25

Daniel Koehler: Deradicalisation

6/9/2019
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In this episode John talks to Daniel Koehler, the director of the GermanInstitute on Radicalization and Deradicalization Studies (GIRDS). Daniel is widely considered to be one of the world leading experts in relation to radicalisation and deradicalisation. In this episode they concentrate on his extensive deradicalisation research. This episode is sponsored by I.B. Tauris. For a 35% discount from bloomsbury.com in their Middle East and politics books use the discount code TALKINGIBT19

Duration:01:03:04

Raquel DaSilva: Narratives, Critical Terrorism Studies & Portuguese Terrorism

5/30/2019
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In today's episode John talks to Dr. Raquel DaSilva about a range of topics. Included this chat are topics such as the role of narratives, critical terrorism studies, and Portuguese terrorism. Thanks to IB Tauris for their continued sponsorship. For 35% discount on all books in then Politics and Middle East section of bloomsbury.com just use the discount code TALKINGIBT19

Duration:01:19:43

Mick Williams: Scientific Approaches to CVE

5/30/2019
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In today's episode John talks to Dr. Michael J. Williams, of the American University in the Emirates, about the need for a more scientific approach to developing and assessing CVE programmes. Thanks as always to IB Tauris for their sponsorship of the podcast. For 35% off Politics and Middle East section of bloomsbury.com use the discount code TALKINGIBT19

Duration:00:59:10

Vidhya Ramalingam: Researching the Far Right

5/22/2019
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This episode is sponsored by IB Tauris. If you want a 35% discount on all books from the Middle-East and Politics sections of bloomsbury.com be sure to use the discount code TALKINGIBT19 at checkout. If you or anyone you know is interested in doing an MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London be sure to visit rhul.ac.uk for more information.

Duration:00:48:07

Catherine McGlynn and Shaun McDaid: Radicalisation and Higher Education in the UK

5/17/2019
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This episode is sponsored by IB Tauris. If you want a 35% discount on all books from the Middle-East and Politics sections of bloomsbury.com be sure to use the discount code TALKINGIBT19 at checkout. If you or anyone you know is interested in doing an MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London be sure to visit rhul.ac.uk for more information.

Duration:00:56:50

William Baldet and Sean Arbuthnot: Prevent

5/9/2019
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In this week’s episode John talks to William Baldet and Sean Arbuthnot about their experiences as Prevent coordinators. In this discussion they tackle some of the criticisms of Prevent as well as illustrating what Prevent coordinator does. If you want to find out more about Prevent and are in the London area then be sure to come along to the launch event of the MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies where there will be a panel on Prevent...

Duration:01:18:54

Erin Saltman: Facebook, Counter-Terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism

5/5/2019
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This episode is sponsored by IB Tauris. If you want a 35% discount on all books from the Middle-East and Politics sections of bloomsbury.com be sure to use the discount code TALKINGIBT19 at checkout. If you or anyone you know is interested in doing an MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London be sure to visit rhul.ac.uk for more information.

Duration:00:59:04

Launch of MSc in Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies: May 15th

5/1/2019
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On May 15th 2019 we will be launch our new MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies. At the launch there will be keynote addresses by Lord Bernard Hogan Howe and Prof. Amina Memon. There will also be contributions on a range of topics from Prof. Nick Hardwick, Prof Anna Gupta, Dr. Anthony Richards, and the host of Talking Terror John Morrison. If you are interested in coming along be sure to register on our Eventbrite page:https:...

Duration:00:03:07

David Malet: Foreign Fighters

4/28/2019
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In this episode John talks to David Malet from American University about his research on foreign fighters. As well as looking at the modern day phenomenon the chat discusses what we can learn from the history of foreign fighters. The talk also deals with the key issue of recidivism, and asks the core question: do policy makers ever read academic articles? If you are interested in the Royal Holloway, University of London, MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies be sure to come along to...

Duration:00:49:06

Tricia Bacon: Why Terrorists Form International Alliances

4/23/2019
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In this week's episode John talks to Tricia Bacon from American University about her research on why terrorists form international alliances. Prior to her employment at American University, Dr. Bacon worked on counterterrorism for over ten years at the Department of State, including in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, the Bureau of Counterterrorism, and the Bureau of Diplomatic Security. However, this interview focuses on her academic research since leaving the Department of State....

Duration:00:57:14

Mike Kenney: Al-Muhajiroun

4/13/2019
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In this weeks episode John Morrison talks to Dr. Michael Kenney about his book The Islamic State in Britain:Radicalisation and Resilience in an Activist Network. Based on extensive ethnographic research this book gives a fascinating insight into al-Muhajiroun and their leadership and rank and file membership. Thanks to our sponsors at IB Tauris all Talking Terror listeners can get a 35% discount on all Middle-East and Politics books from www.bloomsbury.com. Just use the discount code...

Duration:01:08:06

Sinead O'Shea: A Mother Brings Her Son To Get Shot

3/8/2019
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In the first episode of Series 2 of Talking Terror (now sponsored by IB Tauris) John talks to Sinead O'Shea about her documentary 'A Mother Brings Her Son To Get Shot.' This documentary focuses on a mother's decision to bring her son to get shot by violent 'dissident' Irish Republicans. This discussion focuses on numerous key aspects of the documentary including the surprising role that humour plays within the film. For anyone who wants to see a screening of the movie there is a screening in...

Duration:00:46:18

Anthony Richards: Conceptualising terrorism

7/29/2018
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Anthony’s research focus has been on conceptualizing terrorism, UK counter-terrorism strategy, radicalization and extremism. He has also published on a wide range of other terrorist related themes including British public and Muslim attitudes towards both terrorism and counter-terrorism, homeland security, terrorism in Northern Ireland, and terrorism and sport (he was the lead editor for the volume Terrorism and the Olympics: Major event security and lessons for the future, Routledge, 2011)....

Duration:00:53:00

Peter Neumann: Radicalisation

7/22/2018
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Peter Neumann is a Professor of Security Studies at the War Studies Department, and serve as Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR, www.icsr.info ), which he founded in early 2008. He has authored or co-authored five books, including Old and New Terrorism, published by Polity Press in 2009; and The Strategy of Terrorism (with MLR Smith), published by Routledge in 2008. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, dealing with different aspects of...

Duration:01:06:21

Lorne Dawson: The Role of Religion in Radicalisation

7/15/2018
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Dr. Dawson is a Full Professor in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies and the Department of Religious Studies. He has served as the Chair of both departments. He has published three books, four edited books, and sixty-nine academic articles and book chapters. Until 2008 most of his research was in the sociology of religion, in particular the study of new religious movements. Since then terrorism has become the primary focus of his research, in particular the process of...

Duration:01:27:46