Part IV of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness: Prevention of, and Preparedness for, Terrorist Attacks

The Handbook aims to be an authoritative resource on anticipatory counter-terrorism and features contributions from 40 experts in the field. The editor, Prof. em. Schmid, former Officer-in-Charge of the UN Terrorism Prevention Branch in Vienna, and a Research Fellow of ICCT, will discuss Part III of the Handbook with his fellow authors.

Part I: 11 May

On 11 May 2021, from 1600-1730 CET (GMT+2), the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) hosted the first online ICCT Book Presentation on Part IV of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness: Prevention of, and Preparedness for, Terrorist Attacks

Watch the recording of the first presentation here:


Part II: 18 May:

On 18 May 2021, from 1600-1730 CET (GMT+2), the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) will host the second online ICCT Book Presentation on Part IV of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness: Prevention of, and Preparedness for, Terrorist Attacks.

Sign up for the second presentation here.

  • Brian Jenkins on chapter 26 (The Terrorist Threat to Transportation Targets and its Prevention)
  • Alex P. Schmid on chapter 27 (Layers of Preventive Measures for Soft Target Protection against Terrorist Attacks)
  • Anneli Botha on chapter 28 (Prevention of Terrorist Attacks on Critical Infrastructure)
  • Shashi Jayakumar on chapter 29 (Cyber Attacks by Terrorists and other Malevolent Actors: Prevention and Preparedness. With Three Case Studies on Estonia, Singapore and the United States)
  • Shannon Nash on chapter 30 (Prevention of Lasting Traumatization in Direct and Indirect Victims of Terrorism)

The session will be concluded by a Q&A.