Joshua Farrell-Molloy joined ICCT as a research intern for the Current and Emerging Threats programme in February 2022. He is currently completing an International Master’s degree in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies with the University of Glasgow, University of Trento and Charles University Prague, where he continues to work part-time as a research assistant. He holds a BA in International Relations from Dublin City University and previously worked as a research assistant for American University in Washington for a project on foreign fighters.
In 2021, Joshua was also a research intern for the Institute of Strategic Dialogue’s Europe and Five Eyes Team, where he co-authored a publication on the dynamics between Australia’s political fringes on Twitter and authored a piece on Leftist gun culture on Instagram. His main research interests are on foreign fighters, online extremist subcultures and the far-right.
Key ICCT Publications:
Vugteveen, M., and Farrell-Molloy, J. Turkish Military Offensive in Syria: Consequences for Counter-Terrorism Operations. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 28 June 2022
Farrell-Molloy, J., and Macklin, G. Ted Kaczynski, Anti-Technology Radicalism and Eco-Fascism. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 15 June 2022
Van Dongen, T., Weijenberg, G., Vugteveen, M., and Farrell-Molloy, J. Foreign volunteers in Ukraine: security considerations for Europe. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 04 May 2022
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.