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Dr Ahmad El-Muhammady

International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation (ISTAC)

International Islamic University Malaysia

Dr. Ahmad El-Muhammady is an Assistant Professor and Head of Responsible Research and Innovation at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation (ISTAC-IIUM). Currently, he is also an Associate Fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT), The Hague, Netherlands, Associate Research Fellow at the Accounting Research Institute (ARI), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia; an independent consultant to the International Criminal Investigative Assistance Program (ICITAP) under U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division; resource person for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in PCVE projects (Southeast Asia) and international consultant at Hedayah, The International Centre of Excellence for Countering Extremism and Violent Extrmore...

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  1. El-Muhammady, Ahmad and Said, Jamaliah and Zakaria, Nor Balkish (2023) Penambahbaikan program pemulihan tahanan keganasan di Malaysia. Policy Paper. MOHA, Putrajaya.
  2. Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady, Ahmad El-Muhammady (2023) A ‘Blue Ocean’ for marginalised radical voices: cyberspace, social media and extremist discourse in Malaysia. In: New Media in the Margins: Lived Realities and Experiences from the Malaysian Peripheries. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 163-192. ISBN 978-981-19-7140-2
  3. Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady, Ahmad El-Muhammady (2023) Managing the returning foreign terrorist fighters and their families: Malaysian experience. Policy Paper. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT).
  4. Schonveld, Ben and Templer, Robert and Giacoma, Jim-Della and El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2020) Entry and exit points: violent extremism in South-East Asia. Policy Paper. UNDP, Bangkok, Thailand..
  5. El-Muhammady, Ahmad and Schonveld, Ben (2020) Homecoming: the return of foreign terrorist fighters in South-East Asia. Policy Paper. UNDP, Bangkok.
  6. Jalil, Abdullah and Wahab, Muhammad Rashidi and El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2022) Fahaman sesat dan menyeleweng di media sosial: ancaman dan cabaran. In: Jenayah Siber di Malaysia: Impak Leluasa Internet. Institut Keselamatan Awam Malaysia (IPSOM), Putrajaya, Malaysia, pp. 143-158. ISBN 9789672609827
  7. El-Muhammady, Ahmad and Jalil, Abdullah and Wahab, Muhammad Rashidi (2022) Memahami potensi ancaman keganasan siber di Malaysia. In: Jenayah Siber di Malaysia: Impak Leluasa Internet. Institut Keselamatan Awam Malaysia, Putrajaya, Malaysia, pp. 15-27. ISBN 9789672609827
  8. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2022) Youth roles in sustaining peace post-Covid-19 as a global citizen. In: Virtual Youth Advocacy Sharing Session : Youth Leadership for Peaceful and Inclusive Society in the Post-Pandemic World, 25 February 202, Vienna, Austria. (Unpublished)
  9. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2022) Empowering the role of Civil Society Organisations in the context of National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (NAPPCVE). In: Policy Brief and Launch Webinar on National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism, 24 February 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)
  10. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2021) Religious, political and health radicalization in the context of national security in Malaysia and public order. Journal of Public Security and Safety, 12 (2). pp. 189-212. ISSN 2289-4624
  11. Yousif, Ahmad and El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2020) Applying Wasatiyyah approach in de-radicalization programs. In: Terrorist Rehabilitation and Community Engagement in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Routledge, London and New York, pp. 150-167. ISBN 978-0-367-42031-4
  12. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2022) The state of radicalization, extremism, and violent extremism in Malaysia, 2021-2022. In: ISIS Malaysia Roundtable Discussion on Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Malaysia in conjunction with the UNODC Counter-Terrorism Team Visit to Malaysia, 18 February 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)
  13. El-Muhammady, Ahmad and Hamat, Mohd Fauzi and Wahab, Muhammad Rashidi and Hanfiah, Mohd Hizam and Jalil, Abdullah (2021) Majalah Dabiq sebagai medium propaganda pemikiran Tauhid Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS). Afkar, 23 (2). pp. 339-404. ISSN 1511-8819 E-ISSN 2550-1755
  14. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2022) Engaging expert in public sector: personal experience as consultant to the government agencies and international organization. In: Organizational Management Symposium 2022, 24 January 2022, Online. (Unpublished)
  15. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2022) Terror landscape threats, challenges & response: South East Asia overview – terrorists systems: methods, capabilities & drivers. In: International Counter Terrorism Conference 2022, 17-22 Jan 2022, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  16. El-Muhammady, Ahmad and Wan Daud, Murni (2021) Radicalisation and paramilitary culture: the case of Wanndy’s Telegram groups in Malaysia. In: Militarization and the Global Rise of Paramilitary Culture Post-Heroic Reimaginings of the Warrior. Springer, Singapore, pp. 95-122. ISBN 978-981-16-5587-6
  17. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2021) Book review: Islam, liberalism, and ontology: a critical re-evaluation. Al-Shajarah, 1 (26). pp. 127-132. ISSN 1394-6870
  18. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2021) Managing the return of foreign terrorist fighters in Southeast Asia: complexities and challenges. In: ICPVTR Webinar on "Managing the Return of Foreign Terrorist Fighters in Southeast Asia: Complexities and Challenges", 24 May 2021, Singapore. (Unpublished)
  19. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2021) How do the terrorist influence young people? In: The Dynamics of Youth and Terrorism: Understanding and Countering the Issues 2021” 24 May 2021,, 24 May - 1 June 2021, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)
  20. El-Muhammady, Ahmad (2021) Malaysia: Balancing National Development, National Security and Cybersecurity Policy. In: Routledge Companion to Global Cyber-Security Strategy. Routledge, London and New York, pp. 325-336. ISBN 978-0-367-02423-9

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1Fahaman sesat dan menyeleweng di media sosial: ancaman dan cabaran1183
2Countering the threat of Daesh in Malaysia908
3The role of universities and schools in countering and preventing violent extremism: Malaysian experience832
4Majalah Dabiq sebagai medium propaganda pemikiran Tauhid Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS)739
5Radicalisation model: learning from Malaysian militant-extremists738
6Ideologi kumpulan pengganas Daesh/ISIS: asas, formulasi dan implikasi700
7Malaysia: Balancing National Development, National Security and Cybersecurity Policy662
8External conflicts and Malaysia's National Security: the case of Daesh604
9Malaysia in the post-IS era545
10Book review: Islam, liberalism, and ontology: a critical re-evaluation535
11Homecoming: the return of foreign terrorist fighters in South-East Asia494
12Rehabilitation & reintegration (R&R): Malaysian experience490
13Memahami potensi ancaman keganasan siber di Malaysia473
14Divergent dimensions of radicalization risk: migration and violent extremism in Sabah, Malaysia472
15Applying Wasatiyyah approach in de-radicalization programs472
16How do the terrorist influence young people?430
17Empowering the role of Civil Society Organisations in the context of National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (NAPPCVE)421
18Religious, political and health radicalization in the context of national security in Malaysia and public order404
19The state of radicalization, extremism, and violent extremism in Malaysia, 2021-2022392
20Radicalisation and paramilitary culture: the case of Wanndy’s Telegram groups in Malaysia376
21Youth roles in sustaining peace post-Covid-19 as a global citizen361
22Managing the return of foreign terrorist fighters in Southeast Asia: complexities and challenges358
23Terror landscape threats, challenges & response: South East Asia overview – terrorists systems: methods, capabilities & drivers329
24Entry and exit points: violent extremism in South-East Asia320
25Engaging expert in public sector: personal experience as consultant to the government agencies and international organization307
26A ‘Blue Ocean’ for marginalised radical voices: cyberspace, social media and extremist discourse in Malaysia247
27Managing the returning foreign terrorist fighters and their families: Malaysian experience235
28Penambahbaikan program pemulihan tahanan keganasan di Malaysia10