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Countering Daesh Extremism - European and Asian Responses

Panorama Insight Into Asian and European Affairs

We are pleased to present this special issue of Panorama: Insights into Asian and European Affairs Countering Daesh Extremism - European and Asian Responses which has been published in collaboration with The International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

This special issue of our Panorama analyses recent developments concerning Daesh extremism and their implications on societies in Asia and Europe. The papers share and discuss current and possible future threats, identify the target groups vulnerable to extreme militant ideology and examine the various recruitment channels. The counter-measures and de-radicalization and rehabilitation efforts adopted by various governments have also been highlighted. Special attention was given to Daesh-linked activities in the respective countries, reactions by the local Muslim communities, and possible future developments as well as responses.

__Editors - Professor Rohan Gunaratna, Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy, Megha Sarmah, Patrick Rueppel

''Contents

Preface''

1. The''IslamcState'sEastwardExpansion''

RohanGunaratnais Professor of Security Studies and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore.

2.''CounteringDaeshExtremisminSouth Asia''

AjaiSahniis Founding Member and Executive Director of the Institute for Conflict Management; Editor, South Asia Intelligence Review; Executive Director, South Asia Terrorism Portal; and Executive Editor, Faultlines: Writings on Conflict and Resolution.

3.''ChallengesandProspectforDaeshAfghanistanandItsRelationswiththeTaliban''

Hekmatullah Azamyis research analyst at the Centre for Conflict and

Peace Studies (CAPS), a Kabul-based independent and policy-oriented think tank.

4.''EvolvingWaveofTerrorismandEmergenceofDaeshinPakistan''

KhuramIqbalis Assistant Professor at the National Defense University of Pakistan.

5.''DaeshThreatinBangladesh:AnOverview''

IftekharulBasharis an Associate Research Fellow at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

6.''DaeshandtheAlchemyofStrategy:SoutheastAsiaThreatandResponsesbytheRegionandASEAN''

JoleneJerardis a Research Fellow and Manager (Capacity Building) at the

International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR), a specialist Centre of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

7.''DaeshinEuropeandSoutheastAsia:AnIndonesianPerspective''

SholehBadrusis Head of Department of International

Relations, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta, Indonesia.

8.''CounteringtheThreatsofDaeshinMalaysia''

AhmadEl-Muhamaddyis Lecturer of Political Science and Islamic Studies at the Department of Human Sciences, Centre for Foundation Studies, International Islamic University Malaysia.

9.''TheInfluenceofDaeshinthePhilippines''

VanessaPanesserves as the Philippines Research Coordinator for National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland,

College Park, USA.

10.''Singapore’sApproachtoCounterTerrorismandExtremism''

KamLiYeeStefanieis an Associate Research Fellow with the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University.

11.''TheEUandASEANApproachesinFighting__Terrorism:CollaborationorCooperation?

Céline C. Cocq is a PhD candidate at the Institute of European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

12.Coordinated CounterTerrorism ResponsesbytheEuropeanUnion

Guenther Sablattnig is Adviser to the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator.

13.Daesh-LinkedActivitiesandMotivationsinBelgium

Didier LEROY is a researcher for the Royal Military Academy (RMA) of Belgium and an assistant teacher at the Free University of Brussels (ULB).

14.Implicationsofthe GlobalJihadinFrance

Yves Trotignon is a senior analyst at a risk assessment company. He was a former diplomat and a former intelligence officer with the DSGE (French external intelligence agency).

15.DaeshRadicalizationandResponsesinGermany

Marwan Abou-Taam is a scholar of Islamic Studies and Political Science. He works at the Landeskriminalamt (LKA,State Criminal Investigation Department) Rhineland-Palatinate.

16.PreventionStrategiestoCounter DaeshExtremismin the United Kingdom

Anthony Glees is Professor of Politics at the University of Buckingham and directs its Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies.

17.Turkey’sStruggleAgainsttheForeignTerroristFightersofDaesh

Haldun Yalçinkaya is from TOBB Economics and Technology University,Department of Political Science and International Relations, Ankara, Turkey.

18.Australia’sExperienceofDaesh-LinkedandDirected Extremism''

Jacinta Carroll is Head of Counter-Terrorism Policy Centre, Australian Strategic Policy Institute.

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