Over 12,000 fighters from at least 81 countries have joined the civil war in Syria, and the numbers continue to grow. Around 2,500 are from Western countries, including most members of the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. There are also several hundred from Russia. But the great majority are from the Arab World. Most are fighting with rebel groups, and increasingly with the most extreme among them...
Presentations given by TSG experts, Ali Soufan and Stephen White at the International Crime Prevention Conference 2011 in Singapore have been compiled in a book of essays edited by Susan Sim.
A New York Times' Bestseller, one of the Sunday Times' Books of the Year, and winner of the 2012 Ridenhour Book Prize, "The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al Qaeda"; is available in bookstores.
Stephen White, a member of INPROL Council of Experts, has contributed to their latest Research Memorandum, "Best Practices for Building Investigative Capacity in Developing or Post-Conflict Countries". INPROL is the International Network for promoting the rule of law and this research memo gathers the field experience of INPROL's Police Council of Experts, contributions from INPROL members, and lessons from literature, with the aim of distilling potential good practices and discussing prospective pitfalls in seeking to improve investigative capacity in developing countries.
Ali Soufan and the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) report is cited in a report published by the British Parliament's Home Affairs Committee, entitled "The Roots of Violent Radicalisation."