Andrew Glazzard is a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) and an associate professor at the Cyber Threats Research Centre at Swansea University.
Previously, he was director of the national security studies program and a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute from 2015 to 2020. Before then, he worked for over 20 years in the U.K.’s Ministry of Defence, but has also spent shorter periods working in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office.
Glazzard has worked on research projects at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King’s College London and at Cambridge University. He has written widely on counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism, and currently focuses on strategic communications in counter-terrorism and on risk management approaches to radicalization and terrorism. He is a co-author of “Conflict, Violent Extremism and Development: New Challenges, New Responses.”
Key ICCT Publications:
Glazzard, A. and Reed, A. The Battlefield of the Media: Reporting Terrorism in Conditions of Conflict and Political Repression. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 2 November 2021.
Glazzard, A. and Reed, A. After the Attack: Lessons for Governments and Journalists in Reporting Terrorist Incidents. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 14 June 2021.
This perspective critically examines some challenges posed to the rule of law and human rights by states’ use of data-driven learning-based artificial intelligence (AI) systems for identifying individuals presenting a threat to national security.