I am a researcher and writer interested in security issues. I work with The Institute for Strategic Dialogue and the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI). I also run a small charity called Hostage UK which provides practical and pastoral support for hostages and their families, during and after a kidnap.
Over the last decade, many millions of pounds have been spent on efforts to prevent radicalisation. This ‘upstream’ work has included everything from intense personalised programmes with young people deemed to be ‘at risk’ of radicalisation, through to broader projects… Read More ›
Here is a paper I wrote outlining the role of civil society in tackling radicalisation. As we approach the 10th anniversary of 9/11, it’s important to continue striving for better government-civil society cooperation if we are to be effective in… Read More ›