Hannah Fase joined the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism as its Current and Emerging Threats Programme intern in August 2022. She holds a BA(hons) in Liberal Arts & Sciences with a major in World Politics and a double-minor in Governance, Economics & Development and Journalism & New Media from Leiden University College. Currently, she is completing her Master’s of Social Sciences degree in Peace and Conflict studies at the Uppsala University in Sweden.
Prior to joining the team, she worked as a Student Assistant at Leiden University, working on research looking at the impact of long-term leadership on sustainability policies. Alongside her studies, she has worked as the Program Director at American NGO Learning Enterprises as well. Fase’s research interests include genocidal and ethnic violence, non-religious radicalisation, and extremism in Western Europe.
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.