Opposites attract: three main ideologies, one common threat

19 March 2018

In this article for The Parliament Magazine, the European Foundation for Democracy's Programme Managers Dr Tommaso Virgili and Dr Francesco Farinelli  address the role of extremist ideologies in the promotion of radicalisation within the EU and how they're a driving force behind terrorist attacks.

Virgili and Farinelli address three different forms of ideologies in their Op-Ed; left-wing extremism, extremist-right wing ideologies and Islamism. They conclude the article by emphasing the importance of the prevention of radicalisation, as well as the prevention of terrorism, given the role of ideolgy in inciting violence and terrorist attacks.

The article is in English and can be read here.