Tag Archives: Jihad

13Lug/20

Giacalone nell’Islamic Theology of Counter Terrorism

Giovanni Giacalone di Itstime è entrato a far parte dello Europe Desk (Italy) del think-tank britannico di contro-terrorismo Islamic Theology of Counter-Terrorism-ITCT quale analista per l’estremismo islamista e il jihadismo in Italia

The Islamic Theology of Counter Terrorism (ITCT) is a UK-based Counter Islamist Terrorism think tank. ITCT is a non-political and non-profitable organisation. There is not a single organisation that specifically counters the narratives of Islamist terrorism by using the tools of Islamic Theology. Our aim is not only to counter the menace of Islamist Terrorism but also to educate misguided Muslims who are leaning towards Islamist extremism.

10Set/18

9/11 remembrance: research reflections for security – by Maria Alvanou

The first years after the 9/11 attack were used to wage war against Al Qaeda in what seemed to be a US affair. Soon it became evident that Europe was also under threat and while european countries never adopted a direct, clear military approach to countering terrorism, they did take measures and adopted polices that challenged longstanding principles of human rights and liberties. Continue reading

25Lug/18

Coordinated Terrorist Attacks in Canada? – by Angelo Raimondo

On the evening of July 22nd, 2018 a gunman identified as 29 year-old Faisal Hussein, opened fire targeting innocent civilians in a busy area known as Greektown on Danforth street in Toronto, Ontario. This incident left 13 injured and 3 dead, including the gunman. The following day, in Ottawa, a man identified as 24 year-old Jesse Mooney, was arrested on a busy Parliament Hill after an altercation with officials during the popular Changing of the Guard ceremony.   Continue reading

02Lug/18

Crime-Terror nexus and Potential Jihadist’s Uses of Cryptocurrencies – by Daniele Maria Barone

This May, the analysis commissioned by the European Parliament TERR Committee[i] about terrorism financing by virtual currencies, “Virtual currencies and terrorist financing: assessing the risks and evaluating responses[ii]”, has depicted the complex nature of the actors generally involved in extremist groups’ online financing. Continue reading

29Mag/18

Attacco a Liegi: il terrorismo quotidiano che ci perseguita – by Marco Lombardi & Marco Maiolino

Intorno alle 10:30 di questa mattina, in un’area centrale di Liegi, importante città belga vicina al confine tedesco, un uomo, vestito di nero, che sembra aver lanciato l’ormai ricorrente grido “Allah Akbar”, ha pugnalato alle spalle due poliziotte e si è impossessato delle loro pistole di ordinanza per finirle. Continue reading

24Mar/18

Attacco alla Francia. Daesh? Di certo il terrorismo

Oggi 23 marzo 2018, mattina, un ventiseienne d’origine marocchina, successivamente identificato come Redouane Lakdim, fermava un’auto a Carcassonne (Francia meridionale), sparava ai due occupanti del veicolo, uccidendo il passeggero e ferendo gravemente il conducente per poi impossessarsi del mezzo. Una volta a bordo si avvicinava e sparava colpi di arma da fuoco contro 4 militari della polizia nazionale che facevano jogging, ferendone uno gravemente al torace (due costole rotte e un polmone perforato). Sono le 10:30 circa. Continue reading

02Mar/18

Daesh? Quale forma sta prendendo il terrorismo? Ma chi sono i nemici? – by Marco Lombardi

La domanda ricorrente, in questi ultimi mesi, riguarda la nuova forma che il terrorismo islamista potrà prendere, dando per scontato che sarà un attore significativo nel perdurante conflitto. Proviamo dunque, se non a rispondere, a mettere sinteticamente in fila i pezzi di un puzzle del quale non si ha la visione finale. Continue reading