A quest for accountability? EU and Member State inquiries into the CIA Rendition and Secret Detention Programme

At the request of the LIBE Committee, this study assesses the extent to which EU Member States have delivered accountability for their complicity in the US CIA-led extraordinary rendition and secret detention programme and its serious human rights violations. It offers a scoreboard of political inquiries and judicial investigations in supranational and national arenas in […]

The EU Counter – Terrorism Policy Responses to the Attacks in Paris

This paper examines the main EU-level initiatives that have been put forward in the weeks following the attacks in Paris in January 2015, which will be discussed in the informal European Council meeting of 12 February 2015. It argues that a majority of these proposals predated the Paris shootings and had until that point proved […]

Preventing and Countering Youth Radicalisation in the EU

Upon request by the LIBE Committee, this study focuses on the question of how to best prevent youth radicalisation in the EU. It evaluates counter-radicalisation policies, both in terms of their efficiency and their broader social and political impact. Building on a conception of radicalisation as a process of escalation, it highlights the need to […]

Preventing Violent Radicalisation and Terrorist recruitment in the EU: the threat to Europe by Radical Islamic terrorist groups

The ad hoc briefing paper “Preventing violent radicalisation and terrorist recruitment in the EU – The threat to Europe by radical Islamic terrorist groups” provides an original analysis and evaluation of the different strategies that are meant to deal with such phenomena, as well as their effectiveness. This perspective takes into account the dynamics of […]

Le rôle des militaires dans la lutte antiterroriste

Aperçu des stratégies anti-terroristes en France

Les contraintes et les limites de l’engagement des armées françaises dans les opérations de luttes antiterroristes, sur le territoire national

Etude comparée des concepts et doctrines de maintien de l’ordre et d’intervention antiterroriste en Europe : Allemagne, Espagne, Italie, Grèce, Irlande du Nord et Etats-Unis

Les politiques antiterroristes depuis le 11 septembre 2001 : modalités et fonctions de l’exceptionnalisme

Les organisations de lutte antiterroriste aux Etats-Unis

Cercle sur les nouvelles perspectives sécuritaires dans les doctrines militaires française, britannique et allemande

La participation des militaires à la sécurité intérieure en Irlande du Nord