Deradicalization doesn’t work

SWEDEN. Magnus Ranstorp, researchleader at National Defence College, is one of the authors to the rapport about Salafism. In a recent interview Ranstorp was asked about deradicalization and he thinks that it’s possible to influence those who is in an early stage, but the ways of doing it is underdeveloped. It’s nearly impossible to change…

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Salafism increased by ten in ten years

SWEDEN. A new study from the National Defence College shows that when it comes to violent islamism the situation is far worse than anybody expected. It may lead to a hostile attitude towards democracy and intolerance and discrimination. After reading the report I think we’re already there. Magnus Ranstorp, terrorism researcher, is one of the…

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