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Video: What causes extremism?

21 April 2017

Extremism has no single race, religion, gender or age. So what drives someone to commit acts of extreme violence? Counter-radicalisation expert Hussain Nadim explains.

Counter-radicalisation researcher Hussain Nadim examines the road to extremism and identifies three drivers: ideology, economics, and politics. At the core of extremist ideology is an ‘Us versus Them’ narrative, he explains.

Luke O'Neill

Media and PR Adviser (Humanities and Social Sciences)

Produced in association with the Sydney Morning Herald.

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