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The Legal Irrelevance of the IRGC 13224 Designation

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  Combatting Material Support of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Dealing with Religious Extremism, Foreign Relations, International Law, National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy  /  Comments Off on The Legal Irrelevance of the IRGC 13224 Designation

By: Sam Cutler On October 13, 2017, President Trump designated the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) organization pursuant to Executive Order 13224. E.O. 13224, signed in the aftermath of September 11th, authorizes the State and Treasury departments to designate individuals and entities involved in acts of international terrorism, […]

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Islamophobia: A Cause of Domestic Terrorist Attacks

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  Counterterrorism, Dealing with Religious Extremism, Global War on Terror, National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy, Public Security  /  Comments Off on Islamophobia: A Cause of Domestic Terrorist Attacks

By Jaime Rosenberg, December 22, 2017 The Islamic State (ISIS) has instilled fear into nations world-wide after conducting over 70 terrorist attacks in 20 different nations. After 9/11, Islamophobia has become an epidemic across the United States and is growing every day. Muslim Americans have felt physically threatened and made to believe that they are […]

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The Implications of the Federal Definition of Domestic Terrorism

By   /  November 19, 2016  /  Counterterrorism, Dealing with Religious Extremism, Featured, Global War on Terror, National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy, Terrorist Trials, Trending Topics  /  Comments Off on The Implications of the Federal Definition of Domestic Terrorism

By Natalie Holland On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof attacked the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, North Carolina where he shot and killed nine people with the intention of provoking a race war. Later that year, on December 2, 2015, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot and killed 14 people and seriously […]

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Deradicalization Programs: Lessons Learned from Europe

By   /  March 15, 2015  /  Counterterrorism, Dealing with Religious Extremism, International Law, International Security, Trending Topics  /  Comments Off on Deradicalization Programs: Lessons Learned from Europe

Homegrown militants have become a major threat for European countries. Europe’s police organization Europol estimates that up to 5,000 radicalized Europeans have left to fight in Syria and Iraq. These numbers demonstrate that it is imperative for European countries to take significant steps in stopping citizens who want to travel abroad and fight alongside ISIS. […]

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"Homegrown Terrorism": Is the U.S. training its attackers?

By   /  March 27, 2012  /  Counterterrorism, Dealing with Religious Extremism, Global War on Terror, Trending Topics  /  Comments Off on "Homegrown Terrorism": Is the U.S. training its attackers?

Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, more than 2.3 million Americans have volunteered to go overseas to combat the war on terror. But despite the heroism these men and women have shown this country by putting themselves in harm’s way overseas, they do not have the luxury of feeling safe once they return to their homes […]

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