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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...

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...

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...

Fausto is a researcher and consultant on political risk and security. He holds a Master degree in War Studies from King´s College London, where he focused on strategic theory, counterinsurgency and strategic communications. His professional career has been mainly in the Mexican government,...

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...

David Fitzpatrick is a barrister with more than 40 years experience in prosecuting organised and serious crime and advising governments on policy related thereto. His experience is focused to Hong Kong, where he retired from practice in 2016. From 1981 to 1994, David worked in the Attorney...

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-...

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