Jason Warner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, and an Associate in the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC), also at the United States Military Academy, where he directs the CTC’s Africa research profile. He is also an adjunct professor at American University. He is a Senior Associate (non-resident) in the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic Studies (CSIS) and a Term Member (non-resident) at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He sits on the editorial boards of African Security and Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. Dr. Warner is the lead author of The Islamic State in Africa: Emergence, Evolution, and Future (Hurst/Oxford University Press, 2022), and the co-editor of African Foreign Policies in International Institutions (Palgrave-Macmillan 2018). He will soon publish a third co-authored book, The Islamic State’s Global Provinces in Comparative Perspective (Columbia University Press, 2023). He has published in leading academic journals including Security Studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Studies Quarterly, Terrorism and Political Violence, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, African Security, Small Wars and Insurgencies, The Journal of Modern African Studies, The Journal of Human Security, and CTC Sentinel, among others.
Key ICCT Publications:
Bacon, T., Doctor, A. C., and Warner, J. A Global Strategy to Address the Islamic State in Africa. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 29 June 2022.
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.