International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation


Caliphate in decline: an estimate of Islamic State’s financial fortunes

This report is based on a systematic review of open source information about the finances of Islamic State in its core territory in Syria and Iraq. Key findings Estimates vary widely. It remains impossible to say exactly how much money Islamic State has at its...

Who matters online: measuring influence, evaluating content and countering violent extremism in online social networks

Through the analysis of thousands of Twitter accounts following prominent white nationalists and anarchists, this report offers new quantitative tools to identify highly engaged extremists in large social networks and to evaluate tactics for combating violent extremism (CVE) online. The findings of this highly innovative...

Countering online radicalisation: A strategy for action

Political extremists and terrorists are increasingly using the internet as an instrument for radicalisation and recruitment. What can be done to counter their activities? Countering Online Radicalisation examines the different technical options for making radical internet content unavailable, concluding that they all are either crude...