Home / Our Analyses / EU Security Research Projects Awarded (17/05/2017)

EU Security Research Projects Awarded (17/05/2017)

NEWLY AWARDED PROJECTS: TRIVALENT: Terrorism pReventIon Via rAdicaLisation countEr-NarraTive The underlying assumption of the project proposal is that to counter successfully violent extremism, a more balanced response is needed that combines repressive (protective) measures with preventive measures, based on a firm commitment to respecting fundamental rights, promoting integration and cultural dialogue, and fighting discrimination. This…

This content is for members only.
Log In Create an account

Check Also

Can ‘strategic communications’ expose fake news – and how?

By PATRICK STEPHENSON , BRUSSELS – “We all know the power of fake news, and how difficult it is to address,” says Frederica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign and security policy chief, “Knowing the threat is essential, but not enough.” She addressed her remarks to a 2 October conference here, entitled “Hybrid Threats and the EU: State of Play and Future Progress.” But what is a hybrid threat exactly? Daniel Fiott, security and defence editor at the Paris-based EU Institute for Security Studies, offered one definition riffed from Carl von Clausewitz. While the Prussian military theorist said that war is “politics by other means”, hybrid threats, according to Fiott, constitute “war by other means.” That inversion of Clausewitz’s aphorism, however, holds a special challenge for Western governments in that some of their counter-efforts inevitably risk...