With the Physical Caliphate in Ruins, IS Propaganda Is Calling on Jihadists for Patience and Steadfastness

How has the Islamic State’s messaging changed since its state has been destroyed? Adam Hoffman analyzes recent trends : https://dayan.org/content/physical-caliphate-ruins-propaganda-calling-jihadists-patience-and-steadfastness

Tech Companies Identify and Remove Terrorist Videos and Images

Bloomberg explains that Big technology companies have added the digital signatures of 40,000 terrorist videos and images to a shared database as they seek to keep extremist content off their platforms : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-04/tech-companies-identify-remove-40-000-terrorist-videos-images

 

9th Community of Users on Safe, Secure and Resilient Socieities Workshop on Radicalisation

On december 5, 2017, Trivalent project participate in Brussels to the European Commission’s 9th Community of Users on Safe, Secure and Resilient Socieities Workshop on Radicalisation.

This workshop aims:

  • To identify synergies and increase connections between H2020 and ISF-P-funded projects on radicalisation and related issues
  • To identify structural and research gaps that each project aims to overcome;
  • To identify good dissemination and communication practices and determine how each project intend to reach its target audiences;
  • Discuss the possibilities in sustaining and continuing the work after the end of the projects.

The agenda can be seen here.
See also as feedback of this event, the document issued by Trivalent Coordination Office available here.

The european projects represented were CONTRA, DANTE, FIRST LINE, LIAISE 2, MINDb4ACT, Pericles, PRACTICIES, RED-Alert, SAFFRON, STRESAVIORA II, TENSOR, TRIVALENT, and VOX-Pol.

“Die Hard” for jihadists? IS recruits with heroic tales

The Chicago Project on Security and Threats, which analyzed some 1,400 videos released by IS between 2013 and 2016 made some interesting conclusions. Read them in this article publshed in The Seattle Times https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/die-hard-for-jihadists-is-recruits-with-heroic-tales/

The Challenges Of Radicalisation: The Role Of The Institutions, Religious Communities And Civil Society

Rome- November 24th

A dissemination workshop was organized by the TRIVALENT team with the aim of presenting the objectives of the project and discussing the new scenarios of radicalization. The meeting has been the occasion for several experts from different backgrounds to meet and discuss about how address and successfully contrast the radicalisation challenges.

Please find the program here

Some pictures of the event:

ISIS’s Defeat in Syria and Iraq Is Also the End of ISIS’s Media as We Know It

ISIS’s famed propaganda machine will never be the same. In the inaugural issue of the  MDC’s (Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies) new weekly, “Jihadiscope,” Gilad Shiloach explains why.
http://dayan.org/content/isis’s-defeat-syria-and-iraq-also-end-isis’s-media-we-know-it