“Turkish jets were not even allowed in Syria after the downing of the Russian jet in 2015,” said EFD Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek in an interview to the Epoch Times regarding Turkey’s military operations in Syria.
Only if we engage in a dialogue about the values of our society will we be able to convey to immigrants what behaviour our society can tolerate, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour notes in this interview with Deutschlandfunk.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino is interviewed by the Daily News.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek is interviewed by HaberTurk TV on the latest developments regarding Turkey-EU relations after the Turkey coup attempt.
During the preparations of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, which will be held in Mali next September, EFD Senior Fellow Bakary Sambe has described as regrettable and nonsense the controversy about the double citizenship of the candidates in Senegal’s presidential election.
At the conference ‘ISIS in Europe’ a panel of scholars and security experts tackled the interlinked issues of jihadi radicalization and terrorism in Europe from both a sociological and security perspective.
EFD Senior Fellow Samir Amghar is featured in an article published by the French daily newspaper 20 Minutes on radicalisation in prisons.
While she was home secretary, Theresa May set up an independent inquiry into the operation of Islamic law in the UK as administered by Sharia courts or councils.
Dr Lorenzo Vidino, EFD Senior Policy Advisor and Director of the Program on Extremism at the George Washington University’s Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, provided a telling example from Italy where government is putting sufficient resources into counter-extremism but that these a focussed on a hard approach to punish suspects
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by EuroActiv in the wake of the recent attacks Germany has been witnessing
“The attack occurred in a church near the French city of Rouen, which left one priest dead, demonstrates once more how unprepared we are to deal with the ‘extremism emergency’ “.
EFD Senior Fellow Elham Manea was due to testify before the inquiry on July 27th 2016, but released a statement where she explains her reasons not to provide evidence, which has been reported by the The News Hub.
Every year, 30,000 elephants are killed for their tusks according to Fondation Franz Weber, a Swiss-based NGO campaigning against the ivory trade for over 40 years, writes Willy Fautre.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by Sky News on German security policy after the latest terrorist attacks in Würzburg and Ansbach.
EFD Senior Fellow Dr Valentina Colombo is interviewed by the well known Italian newspaper Il Foglio on Erdogan’s political strategy implemented after the recent failed coup attempt.