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Published June 18, 2019 11:41 AM

The 2019 European elections are over, and, like every time, there are many more winners than losers. But there are also electoral winners, who are political losers, for now at least.

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Published June 6, 2019 3:23 PM

The established radical right party in Denmark experienced a significant setback in the general election. The main reasons are a combination of mainstream cooptation, radical competitors and an unfavorable political agenda. 

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Published June 5, 2019 12:50 PM

This is a party that embraces Mussolini and Che Guevara — and cartoons and pop culture

Published May 20, 2019 10:01 AM

The contribution from the Scandinavian far right – the Danish People’s Party (DF) and the Sweden Democrats (SD) – to Salvini's alliance, the European Alliance of People and Nations, is likely to be very small. In short, because DF is losing support and because SD is uninterested in joining.

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Published May 2, 2019 10:30 AM

Here’s why the way it’s measured matters.

Published Apr. 25, 2019 9:58 AM

Why do some ‘extremists’ or ‘extremist groups’ choose not to engage in violence, or only in particular forms of low-level violence? Why, even in deeply violent groups, are there often thresholds of violence that members rarely if ever cross?

Published Mar. 29, 2019 8:20 AM

The Christchurch mass murderer acted alone, but the core ideas in his manifesto are widely shared by Islamophobic actors in Europe and beyond, writes Cathrine Thorleifsson on OpenDemocracy.

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Published Mar. 18, 2019 2:12 PM

Right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe: the RTV dataset documents right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe between 1990 and 2015.

Published Mar. 17, 2019 7:49 PM

The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet, writes Jacob Aasland Ravndal in Foreign Policy.

Published Mar. 15, 2019 3:48 PM

This Special Issue on Terrorism from the Extreme Right has been guest-edited by Jacob Aasland Ravndal and Tore Bjørgo, Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo.

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Publisert 4. mars 2019 13:35

Britiske myndigheter er avhengig av at internettselskaper overholder egne regler for at den ulovlige gruppen National Action skal slutte å spre propaganda.

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Publisert 4. mars 2019 13:35

Indere i USA og Storbritannia støtter Trump og Brexit

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Publisert 4. mars 2019 13:35

Terrorismeforskere fra ulike fagfelt bør i større grad lese hverandres forskning.

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Publisert 4. mars 2019 13:35

Høyreekstreme i Russland har tatt over syv ganger flere liv enn i Vest-Europa. Likevel fins det lite forskning på høyreekstrem vold i Russland.

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Published Feb. 25, 2019 3:32 PM

As a researcher, I have followed various extreme right groups and movements in Norway and Scandinavia during the last 30 years. There have been some significant changes during this time – changes that have an impact on how our society should relate to such milieus, and what kinds of preventive measures might be relevant and effective.

Published Feb. 25, 2019 3:20 PM

A CREST report by Joel Busher, Donald Holbrook and Graham Macklin examines why there are often thresholds of violence that members of extremist groups rarely cross.

Published Feb. 8, 2019 1:20 PM

Finland has witnessed extraparliamentary far-right extremism of varying degrees throughout most of its history.

Published Jan. 7, 2019 9:59 AM

Society for Terrorism Research, C-REX, University of Oslo, and the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 13th annual International conference June 20-21, 2019: The data revolution in terrorism research: implications for theory and practice 

Published Dec. 17, 2018 3:58 PM

In February 2015, the Counterterrorism and Security Act was passed by the UK Parliament. The Act imposed a legal duty on several public bodies, including higher education institutions (HEIs), to “have due regard to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”, a requirement referred to as the Prevent Duty.

Published Dec. 5, 2018 11:20 AM

In the latest C-REX Working Paper, Next steps for Scholarship on Gender and the Far-Right, Professor Kathleen Blee, University of Pittsburgh, discusses the state of scholarship on gender and the far right.

Published Nov. 5, 2018 11:16 AM

If research can only be as good as the data on which it is based, then the study of terrorism has been in serious trouble for decades, writes Bart Schuurman.

Published Nov. 1, 2018 12:21 PM

Is framing Islam as a ‘bad religion’ inevitable?

Published Oct. 25, 2018 8:58 AM

Joel Busher and Graham Macklin identifies a number of issues that needs to be addressed for the concepts of ‘reciprocal radicalisation’ and ‘cumulative extremism’ to add value.

Publisert 22. okt. 2018 09:45

Konspirasjonsteorier om minoriteter, medier og Arbeiderpartiet spres på sosiale medier.

Publisert 22. okt. 2018 09:45

Den anti-islamske bevegelsen utfordrer vår forståelse av ytre høyre