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VOL. XVII, Issue 1

Introduction to the Special Section on Anti-Government Extremism

The term “anti-government extremism” (AGE) refers to movements, groups and individuals who express deep distrust and hatred towards the government and democratic institutions and processes and condone or show willingness to use violence to undermine the democratic legal order. This section is a follow-up to the December 2022 special issue of PT on anti-government extremism. The call for papers a year earlier resulted in so many contributions that we had to divide them across two issues of the journal.


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The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) is a think-and-do tank based in The Hague, Netherlands. We provide research, policy advice, training and other solutions to support better counter-terrorism policies and practices worldwide. We also contribute to the scientific and publi.…