Dr. Silvia D’Amato
Silvia D’Amato is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Global and Security Affairs at Leiden University in The Hague. She has previously worked at the European University Institute as Max Weber Fellow and she holds a PhD in Political Science from the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence. Her research interests include, terrorism and counterterrorism, international security, and military interventions.
This original report is published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and project CRAAFT. Post-Qadhafi Libya has played a pivotal role in the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) not only in the Middle East and North Africa but also in other regions, as far as West Africa and the Horn of […]
This perspective analyses potential SADC interventions and private military companies to combat Islamic State terrorism in Mozambique.
Since the end of 2016, Britain and the US have taken unprecedented steps to proscribe post-war radical right groups; National Action, Sonnenkrieg Division, and Feuerkrieg Division by the former, and the Russian Imperial Movement by the latter. While these groups are serial purveyors of online extremism and often celebrate terrorism in their fora, deeper similarities […]