Dr. Leena Malkki
Dr. Leena Malkki is a historian and political scientist specialised in the study of terrorism and political violence. She currently holds a position of University Lecturer at the Centre for European Studies, University of Helsinki. Her fields of interest include political violence in post-war Europe, counterterrorism policy development in Finland, dynamics of terrorist campaigns, transnational diffusion of extremist narratives and political and societal resilience to terrorism.
Key ICCT Publications:
Malkki, L. and Saarinen, J. Evolution of Jihadism in Finland. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 19 May 2021.
On the 9 year anniversary of the Westgate attack, this Perspective takes stock of recent political developments and the evolution of the threat from al-Shabaab within both Somalia and Kenya.
This perspective analyses the recent ECtHR ruling and explains its impact on the policy of European countries to repatriate children that are still in the Northeast Syria camps.
This Perspective will assess five common predictions of the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan when they took over a year ago and consider whether things turned out as badly as many believed.