Ada Hoff joined the ICCT in February 2022 as a Communications and Events Intern. She holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of Edinburgh, for which she wrote her thesis on the suppression of Uyghur Muslims through Chinese counter-terrorism measures in Xinjiang.
Currently, she is completing a Master in Crisis and Security Management specialising in governance of Radicalism, Extremism and Terrorism at the University of Leiden. Her main research interests include preventative state policy and repercussions of CVE measures in the US and China.
This Policy Brief outlines several approaches that can be adopted by U.S. policymakers to address the challenges posed by militia violent extremist groups.