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Extortion is conventionally understood as an attempt or act of obtaining money, property, or services from an individual or organization through some form of coercion. Extortion is one of the most common offenses associated with organized crime. In fact, the historical expansion of traditional...

Nuclear terrorism is a severe and credible threat. In July, the Washington Post reported that Daesh (also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) had almost...

Stefano Betti is an expert on transnational criminal law and policy. In addition to being Senior Advisor at the Siracusa Institute, he collaborates with several UN entities including the UN Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the UN Interregional...

Imran Awan is an Associate Professor in Criminology at Birmingham City University and an expert on issues related to counter-terrorism, policing and Muslim communities.  He is the author of a number of peer-reviewed papers in this area and is the co-editor of the books ‘Policing Cyber Hate,...

Paul Baines is Professor of Political Marketing, Cranfield University. He has authored and co-authored more than a hundred published articles, book chapters and books on marketing issues. Over the last 19 years, Paul’s research has particularly focused on political marketing, public opinion and...

Associate Professor David Bright is a criminologist and forensic psychologist with the Centre for Crime Policy and Research at Flinders University.  His research interests include criminal networks, organised crime, and terrorist networks. Recent publications include a paper describing the use...

As Visiting Professor Urban & Maritime Security Research Group, operationalise research by reflecting on experience and expertise from 30 years law enforcement with a focus on Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism.  As former Head of OCCT in Scotland, developed and built a command structure...

Pete Fussey is a professor of sociology at the University of Essex, UK. His main research interests focus on security, surveillance, control and the city. He has published widely in these areas and is a director of the Surveillance Studies Network, a global network of over 200 surveillance-...

Eleanor Gordon is a full-time Lecturer in Conflict and Security Studies in the Department of Criminology, University of Leicester, where she has developed and delivers an MSc distance learning programme in ...

Christiana Gregoriou, (BA Lancaster, MA and PhD Nottingham, PGCLTHE Leeds), is an Associate Professor in English Language at Leeds University’s School of English. She is a specialist in crime fiction stylistics, previously ran and currently sits in the steering committee of the Crime Studies...

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