Author

Ardian Shajkovci

Ardian Shajkovci has 31 articles published.

Ardian Shajkovci
Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D., is a counter-terrorism researcher, lecturer and security analyst, with field research experience in the Middle East (Iraq, Syria, and Jordan), Western Europe, the Balkans, and Central Asia. Past positions include Research Director and Senior Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE) and positions with domestic and international organizations. Homeland security, disengagement from terrorism, violent extremist and terrorist group media communication strategy and information security, messaging and counter-messaging, and the strengthening of resilience to violent extremism and terrorism through application of the rule of law represent some of the areas of research interest. Ardian obtained his PhD. in Public Policy and Administration, with a focus on Homeland Security Policy, from Walden University. He obtained his M.A. in Public Policy and Administration, from Northwestern University, and a B.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy from Dominican University.

Still More to Dissect in Pensacola Shooter’s Motive, Access to Weapon

Alshamrani purportedly posted a manifesto on Twitter just before the shooting and had denounced the United States “as a nation of evil.”

Keep Reading

Bin Laden vs. Baghdadi: Whose Death Stirred More Reaction from Jihadists?

Following bin Laden’s death, a number of campaigns were launched to disseminate information about bin Laden as a person. In one instance, a Facebook page was created with over 10,000 fans, leading to hundreds of comments.

Keep Reading

Options for Dealing with Turkey’s Campaign of Repatriating ISIS Members

Europe is currently bracing for new waves of repatriation of ISIS members previously held in Turkey following their capture. Suleyman Solu, Turkey’s interior minister, has stated that Turkey would not act as “a hotel for foreign Daesh/ISIS terrorists.”

Keep Reading

Who Are the ISIS Fighters in Custody, and How Can They Be Repatriated?

and

The SDF has been struggling with overcrowded prisons and is now facing Turkish threat as ISIS calls for jailbreaks.

Keep Reading

PERSPECTIVE: SDF Needs Our Help Now as Another Woman in Camp Hol Killed by ISIS Enforcers

and

That ISIS women can get weapons is not inconceivable, as we were told about women having phones and trading in illicit SIM cards that they somehow procure from locals.

Keep Reading

Waiting for Return of the Caliphate Among ISIS Enforcers in Syria’s al Hol, Ain Issa and Roj Camps

and

When verbal intimidation does not work, ISIS women burn tents, inflict beatings, steal and even murder.

Keep Reading

PERSPECTIVE: Trump’s Warning to Europe Accentuates Need for Countries to Repatriate ISIS Detainees

and

Repatriation and prosecution at home is at the same time likely to minimize the risk for wider societal radicalization, namely by diminishing grievances.

Keep Reading

How Dedication, Self-Sacrifice and Courage Can Build a New Democratic, Feminist Society in Rojava, Syria

and

General: “We have a vision for the future that is clear for setting up a free and good society and we need Western powers to stand beside us in building it.”

Keep Reading

PERSPECTIVE: With International Help, SDF Can Lead in Prepping ISIS Fighters for Prosecution, Rehabilitation

and

We believe that it is possible to identify where these prisoners are on the terrorist trajectory and who is likely to respond to treatment.

Keep Reading

PERSPECTIVE: Enacting Western Justice in Regard to ISIS Foreign Fighters and Their Families

and

Many of the Westerners ICSVE researchers have interviewed have already spontaneously deradicalized, as they became seriously disillusioned by ISIS.

Keep Reading

1 2 3 4

SIGN UP NOW for FREE News & Analysis on topics of your choice across homeland security!

BEYOND POLITICS.  IT'S ABOUT THE MISSION. 

Go to Top
Malcare WordPress Security