Terrorism and Counter-Radicalization: the Danish Model Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 2, Summer 2015
There have only been two terrorist attacks in Denmark over the last thirty years: in 1985 and 2015. Other attacks have been prevented, notably those planned against the illustrators whose drawings of the prophet Mohammed were published in Jyllands-Posten.
In dealing with terrorism, Denmark has been at the forefront of developing counter-radicalization programs. Nevertheless, it is not clear whether these programs are actually useful. It may even be that they are counter-productive.
Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 2, Summer 2015