Terrorism experts Daan Weggemans (Leiden University) and Beatrice de Graaf (Utrecht University) conducted one of the first scientific studies on the societal reintegration of jihadist former detainees. They showed that the reintegration process isn't without problems. Their conlusions are presented in the report "Upon release".
As with other dual-use technologies, non-lethal drone applications are increasingly becoming both a cause for concern and an exciting area of development.
The number of young Western women travelling abroad to join the "Islamic State" (IS) continues to increase. However, little is known about these women, including their motivations and roles within organisations such as IS. With this Background Note, Research Fellow Prof. Dr. Edwin Bakker and Ms. Seran de Leede provide preliminary answers and explain what is known so far.