Dr Ali Fisher

Explorer of Extreme Realms at Human Cognition


Dr Ali Fisher is Explorer of Extreme Realms at Human Cognition. He specializes in delivering insight into complex information ecosystems through innovative approaches, network analysis, and big data. In the past 10 years Ali has worked with a range of organisations seeking to track and counter the behavior of extremists online and illegal uses of the internet. Ali built BlackLight which has delivered data on core ISIS communication networks. He has written numerous articles on Public Diplomacy and Strategic Communication and a book Collaborative Public Diplomacy, which examines collaborative strategies for dealing with complex problems.

Dr Ali Fisher

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The New Netwar: Countering Extremism Online

The New Netwar: Countering Extremism Online

Read Publication Download the summary questionnaire used for polling In this major new report, Policy Exchange provides a comprehensive analysis of the struggle against online extremism – the ’new Netwar’. The spate of terrorist attacks in the first half of 2017...