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Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck


Dr. Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck is an Algerian researcher based at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. She is an expert on extremist violence, Jihadism, the radicalization process and violence perpetrated by women, with a focus on Algeria. Twitter: @DaliaGhanemYazb

Lone wolves or 'leaderless Jihadis' are a phenomenon that has roots in the19th Century. Dalia Ghanem-Yazebeck looks at these terrorists and how they operate.

26 July, 2016

Comment: Connections between family and friends play a significant role in recruiting and maintaining engagement in jihadist networks. This must be considered in developing practical, preventive measures, writes Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck.

31 May, 2016

Comment: A powerful ideology of 'otherness' is helping IS recruit new fighters and persuade them to carry out violent acts against a dehumanised enemy, says Dr Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck.

07 April, 2016

Comment: While international media focuses on ISIS, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb remains a regional threat, and its attack are as deadly as ever, argues Dr. Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck

23 March, 2016