What causes radicalisation? The causes of radicalisation are numerous and the mechanisms are so complex that they need to be broken to be understood.
What causes radicalisation? The causes of radicalisation are numerous and the mechanisms are so complex that they need to be broken to be understood. Magnus Ranstorp, Research Director of the Centre for Asymmetric Threat Studies at the Swedish National Defence College (CATS), and Bibi van Ginkel, Research Fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT), explain some of these factors and go into the profile of European foreign fighters returning from Syria and Iraq.
Both researches participated in the last edition of the Conference Cycle “What is Going on in the World?” about Violent Radicalization in the EUheld by CIDOB past 7th April, 2016.
Magnus Ranstorp, CATS, explains What are the factors that cause radicalisation? Video
Bibi van Ginkel, ICCT, outlines the main conclusions of the study The Foreign Fighters Phenomenon in the European Unionrecently published by the ICCT Video