Dervla Mcneice is Editorial Programme Assistant at ICCT starting April 2019.
Prior to joining ICCT, Dervla worked as an intern on UNDP’s Preventing Violent Extremism team at the Asia-Pacific Regional Hub in Bangkok, Thailand, focusing specifically on the implementation of PVE National Action Plans in Southeast Asia. She also worked as a research and editorial intern at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Political-Military Analysis.
At ICCT, Dervla’s responsibilities include editorial work on the institute’s publications, as well as research and programmatic assistance on ICCT’s PVE and CT projects.
Dervla holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Leeds, where she completed her thesis on an anthropological analysis of Hezbollah. She also holds a BA International in Economics and Sociology from University College Cork.
In the past several years, the United States has witnessed a concerning rise in far-right extremism and terrorist violence. Attackers in Oak Creek, Charleston, and Pittsburgh emerged from an increasingly emboldened radical right, which has grown in size and ambition in recent years. The Atomwaffen Division—a small, neo-Nazi terrorist organisation—is part of this movement. This […]
On the night of 26 November 2008, ten Kalashnikov-wielding terrorists attacked Mumbai. They stuck simultaneously at five locations, shooting dead 140 Indians and 25 foreign tourists. American and British passport-holders were executed in two luxury hotel complexes. At a Jewish cultural centre, Israeli nationals were tortured before being killed. A fourth location, a café frequented […]
Introduction In recent years, there has been much debate over the role organised crime plays in the commission of terrorism, and vice versa. In this Perspective, I explore the dichotomy that exists between the contention that organised criminals and terrorists are exceptionally similar, against the counterargument that their strategic aims (that is, profit versus political […]