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Riccardo Dugulin provides analysis on Levallois Perret terror attack

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On 9 August, Riccardo Dugulin, Senior Analyst was on France 24 English to discuss the continued threat posed by radical Islamist militants to French police and military personnel taking part to Operation Sentinelle.
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The evolving Islamic State threat in Europe

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The Islamic State were delivered a devastating blow in July 2017 when the Iraqi government, supported by militias and international partners, regained control of Mosul. After nine months of battle in Mosul, the Islamic State lost a key urban centre a...
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Interview: Assessment of UK security and June elections

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On 8 June, Riccardo Dugulin, Senior Analyst was on France 24 English to assess the impact recent terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom would have on the upcoming general elections.
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ANALYSIS: ISLAMIC STATE-CLAIMED LONDON ATTACK HIGHLIGHTS RISING SECURITY CHALLENGE

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 The Islamic State (IS) militant group has claimed responsibility for the 3 June attacks in central London. Police said that the assault began at 2158hrs UTC when a van drove onto London Bridge from the north side. It mounted the pavement and hit sev...
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Why do terrorist attacks succeed?

With 19 attacks taking place in the last 18 months, we are more and more frequently asking the question of how we can prevent terrorist attacks from taking place. European countries have been stepping up anti-terror measures in a bid to tackle the gr...
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