In addition to our reports and papers, daily IntelBriefs, and ongoing dialogue
with policymakers, practitioners, and media, below are some snapshots of our projects.
Securing The Future Initiative
The Soufan Center is pleased to introduce the first-ever independent review and assessment of the United Nations Security Council’s counterterrorism activities. The project will assess the Security Council’s counterterrorism efforts since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as lessons learned in addressing the evolving terrorist threat.
Mapping Insecurity: Tracking Violent Domestic Extremism
The Soufan Center has developed I)an interactive map of arrests following the law enforcement response to the January 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol insurrection and II)a resource library on domestic violent extremism in the U.S. and transnational white supremacy extremism; and the project will be updated to reflect the broader threat from far-right violent extremism.
Deterrence and Denial: The Impact of Sanctions and Designations on Violent Far-Right Groups
Supported by Airey Neave Trust
The Soufan Center, with the support of the Airey Neave Trust, is undertaking a project in Spring 2022 to deepen understanding about the impact of sanctions and proscriptions on terrorist groups, with a focus on violent far-right actors.
International Terrorism Trends and Identifying P/CVE Best Practices
In Partnership with Nordic Safe Cities
The Soufan Center will continue our partnership with Nordic Safe Cities to offer a series of briefings and analytical products throughout 2022 for NSC members and partners.
9/11 Anniversary IntelBrief Series
This IntelBrief was part of a special series marking the 20-year anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001 in the United States, which catalyzed a global response to emerging terrorist threats. This series offers analysis and insights from experts and practitioners on the lasting impacts of 9/11 around the world and the ensuing response as well as the evolution of terrorist threats.
Global Terrorism Threat Briefings
In Partnership with Nordic Safe Cities
The Soufan Center provides a series of briefings and analytical products to Nordic Safe Cities members on the state of global terrorist threats and trends.
The Transnational Dimensions of Violent Far-Right Extremism in the United States, United Kingdom, and Beyond
In Partnership with Airey Neave Trust
The Soufan Center and Airey Neave Trust are collaborating on a research project to assess transnational dimensions of violent far right and white supremacist extremism, with a particular focus on the United States and the United Kingdom.
Extreme Right-Wing Violence and Terrorism: Transnational Networks and Narratives
In Partnership with the German Mission to the United Nations
The Soufan Center and the German Mission to the United Nations are collaborating on a research project to explore terrorist narratives and financing, including far-right violent extremist dimensions, and the role of the United Nations.
Enabling Witnesses to Inform the World about Conflict in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen
Supported by United Nations Democracy Fund
This project trains and provides a network to the storytellers and witnesses of the conflicts in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, working closely with journalists and local media on the ground to ensure accurate and conflict-sensitive reporting.
Through The Lens Of Crisis: Covid-19 and The People On The Frontlines Of Conflict
Supported by the Carnegie Corporation
Through collaboration with journalist and security expert James Blake and the image verification platform Truepic, this project highlighted local stories and documented on-the-ground realities in conflict and crisis contexts in the Middle East against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stories from the Field: Grappling with the Impact of COVID-19
Supported by Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Through paired videos and articles, the Soufan Center created a platform for stories from journalists and researchers in the field on the unique challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic in India and Turkey.