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European Parliament Vote Addresses Core CDT Concerns with the Proposed Regulation on Terrorist Content Online

On 17 April 2019, the European Parliament adopted its Report on the proposed Regulation on terrorist content online. The report was adopted with a vast majority of 308 votes in favour, 204 against and 70 abstentions. The text improves significantly on … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Set to Label Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a Foreign Terrorist Organization

On April 8, 2019, the Trump administration announced their plan to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), as noted under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. President Trump elaborated on the decision … Continue reading

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Combating Enemies Online: State-Sponsored and Terrorist Use of the Internet

New report from Heritage Foundation: “Even before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, security experts were becoming increasingly concerned about the vulnerability of U.S. computer systems and associated infrastructure. The 9/11 attacks amplified these concerns. Less attention, however, has… … Continue reading

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How Diaspora Communities Influence Terrorist Groups

Editor’s Note: Terrorist groups often draw on ethnic or religious brethren in other countries. These communities raise money, provide arms, offer volunteers, lobby host governments and otherwise try to advance the terrorist cause. James Piazza of The Pennsylvania State University … Continue reading

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Australia Strips Another Terrorist of Their Citizenship

Australia has the legal authority to strip dual nationals of their Australian citizenship if they are convicted or even suspected of terror offenses. The nation has utilized this power twelve times. This week marked that twelfth occasion, when Australia removed… … Continue reading

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