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Ci - Countering Violent Extremism

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We're here to help you understand terrorism and counter-terrorism. Why people turn to terrorism, taking lives in the name of ideology. Why privileged young men band together in racist gangs to commit violent acts. The difference between violence by state and non-state actors. Why some immigrant communities struggle to integrate. And how to tell better civil society stories, and ward off extremism. Corsham Institute - Countering Violent Extremism interviews global, government and community leaders as well as researchers and activists to help us understand how violent extremism happens and what can be done. Hosted by Dr Charles Kriel, thought leader and seasoned field veteran working in fragile states around the planet, Ci - Countering Violent Extremism is your go-to global update on counter-terrorism.

We're here to help you understand terrorism and counter-terrorism. Why people turn to terrorism, taking lives in the name of ideology. Why privileged young men band together in racist gangs to commit violent acts. The difference between violence by state and non-state actors. Why some immigrant communities struggle to integrate. And how to tell better civil society stories, and ward off extremism. Corsham Institute - Countering Violent Extremism interviews global, government and community leaders as well as researchers and activists to help us understand how violent extremism happens and what can be done. Hosted by Dr Charles Kriel, thought leader and seasoned field veteran working in fragile states around the planet, Ci - Countering Violent Extremism is your go-to global update on counter-terrorism.
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We're here to help you understand terrorism and counter-terrorism. Why people turn to terrorism, taking lives in the name of ideology. Why privileged young men band together in racist gangs to commit violent acts. The difference between violence by state and non-state actors. Why some immigrant communities struggle to integrate. And how to tell better civil society stories, and ward off extremism. Corsham Institute - Countering Violent Extremism interviews global, government and community leaders as well as researchers and activists to help us understand how violent extremism happens and what can be done. Hosted by Dr Charles Kriel, thought leader and seasoned field veteran working in fragile states around the planet, Ci - Countering Violent Extremism is your go-to global update on counter-terrorism.

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Episodes

Artificial Intelligence and Extremism

12/1/2017
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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are the new buzzwords in the land of startups. Smart machines doing smart things in smart networks. Is there an application for countering violent extremism? We talk with researcher Alex Krasodomski-Jones from the Centre for Analysis of Social Media at Demos about how and why they’re mapping the social media landscape to counter violent extremism. Then Chloe Colliver from London’s Institute for Strategic Dialogue explains how her organisation...

Duration: 00:34:44


Immigration and Terror

11/17/2017
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Are immigrants responsible for Terrorism? If you follow some of the West’s leading politicians, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking so. But many reports tell a different story. This week, we speak with Sasha Polakow-Suransky, author of “Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration & the Fate of Western Democracy.” What is clear is that terrorist attacks are often directed specifically at immigrant communities, who are then attacked by white nationalists who blame them...

Duration: 00:39:28


Training for Terror

11/2/2017
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Often, terrorism is at the top of the headlines, with rolling logos, sensational images, and stark graphics. How do we tell a different story? And how do we train journalists and community leaders to craft a narrative that promotes civil society ideals. We talk with RNTC’s Brandon Oelofse about the importance of training to counter violent extremism. And once we’ve learned to tell these stories, which stories should we tell, and why? Arab Weekly Online Editor Mamoon Alabbasi gives us the...

Duration: 00:27:49


Episode 3 - Women and Terror

10/18/2017
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Welcome to a special edition of Ci: Countering Violent Extremism - Women and Terror, with host Dr Charles Kriel. Women are terrorism’s front-line victims, from Islamic State through the Maoist Insurgency. But is that the whole story? What of ideologically-driven women like Sally Jones? We speak with the author Professor Mia Bloom about women with agency in the field of terror. Islamic State is using the sexual enslavement of women as a tool to recruit sex offenders. Researcher Nikita...

Duration: 00:32:20


Ci - Countering Violent Extremism

10/9/2017
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Mass murder in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock shot and killed 58 people and injured another 489 in America’s largest mass shooting in modern history - but was it terrorism. We speak with University College of London researcher Dr Emily Corner about the psychology of terror. Fake news about the shooting flooded social media channels within minutes of the act. Why, and to what end? Dr Ofer Fridman of King’s College War Studies Department explains modern propaganda, so-called hybrid warfare, and...

Duration: 00:29:54


Ci - Countering Violent Extremism

10/9/2017
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On the first episode of our podcast, Dr. Alastair Reed of the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism walks us through the state of CVE today. And Cathy Otten reads from her new book, With Ash on Their Faces. We're here to help you understand terrorism and counter-terrorism. Why people turn to terrorism, taking lives in the name of ideology. Why privileged young men band together in racist gangs to commit acts of violence. The difference between violence by state and non-state actors....

Duration: 00:30:52