EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour and Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Lorenzo Vidino are cited in this article by Süddeutsche Zeitung on Italy’s citizenship policy.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino is interviewed by POLITICO in the wake of the terrorist attack in Orlando of June 12. He dispells myths on radicalisation and elaborates on key characteristics of jihadism that are posing problems for intelligence agencies.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino elaborates on the wave of violent radicalisation among European youth. He identifies the cause of this phenomenon as an identity issue rather than economic and social hardship. He analyses the consequences of radicalisation, as well as the solutions implemented by the United Kingdom since the 2005 attacks.
Reporter Graziarosa Villani from the online Italian news site L’Indro interviews EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino about the threat of terrorist attacks in Italy and the problem of radicalisation among Italy’s second generation Muslim immigrants.
National Public Radio blogger Greg Myre lays out three scenarios for the future of Egypt and the relationship between the security forces and the Muslim Brotherhood. He includes analysis from EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino who says that outside pressure could help to prevent a bloody crackdown and outside influence could “lay the groundwork for some kind of reconciliation.”
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino contributes to the article noting that the Muslim Brotherhood has experienced different phases throughout its existence.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino contributes to the report saying that unlike in previous years, Denmark is no longer considered a prime terrorist target for the group.
Norway’s public broadcaster NRK reports on the discovery of a possible car bomb in Denmark’s capital Copenhagen. A suspect vehicle was found rigged with cables and police were ordered to evacuate the area and a bomb robot was used to investigate the car. EFD’s Lorenzo Vidino is quoted in the report.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino contributes to the article on the growing threat of al-Qaeda.