Lucy van der Kroft
Lucy van der Kroft (Jones) is a freelance analyst with a focus on the Middle East and Afghanistan. She has worked as a Senior Middle East Analyst for a leading UK-based risk consultancy, as a program officer at a policy research organisation in Kabul and as an Afghanistan researcher at Amnesty International. She has a Masters degree in Middle East and Central Asia Security Studies from the University of St Andrews and a Bachelors degree in Arabic with Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies from Durham University.
Key ICCT Publications:
Van der Kroft, L. Yemen’s Houthis and the Terrorist Designation System. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 10 June 2021
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.