Ideology refers to a system of ideas and ideals, especially one that forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy.

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The Extremism Paradox with Julia Ebner
Julia Ebner
By looking at extremist movements both online and offline, Julia Ebner, Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, shows how far right and Islamist extremists have succeeded in…
Radicalization, Laïcité, and the Islamic Veil
Chris Meserole
Globally, over one billion people self-identify as Sunni Muslim. The overwhelming majority of those individuals live peaceful and productive lives. Yet a miniscule fraction, far less than one percent…
The Dilemma of Predicting Violent Radicalization
Cécile Rousseau, B. Heidi Ellis, John D. Lantos
Parents, educators, law enforcement officials, and health professionals are all concerned about the violent radicalization of adolescents. Health professionals may be called on to assess teenagers…
Mitigating Radicalism in Northern Nigeria
Michael Olufemi Sodipo
Ongoing attacks by Boko Haram and other violent Islamist groups coupled with an at times arbitrary response by Nigeria’s security forces have contributed to a deteriorating security situation in the…
Enemy Number One: How the Taleban deal with the ALP and uprising groups
Borhan Osman and Kate Clark
It is one of the few ‘truths’ of the Afghan insurgency that the Taleban hate arbaki– their term for locally-recruited defence forces, primarily the Afghan Local Police and uprising groups.These…
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Countering Violent Extremism and Risk Reduction: A Guide to Programme Design and Evaluation
James Khalil and Martine Zeuthen
This report aims to assist policy-makers and implementers by examining approaches through which to understand the drivers of VE and the wider context in which this violence occurs. It also looks at…

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Ideology Experts

Bethany L. McGann
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Candace Rondeaux
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Ann Wainscott
Scholar of Morocco, Iraq, and Religion and Politics
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Safdar Hussain
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Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers
Local knowledge and conflict transformation
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Brandon Kendhammer