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 Publications include:
Van der Kroft, L. Yemen’s Houthis and the Terrorist Designation System. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 10 June 2021
Keywords: right-wing extremism, female veterans, hypermasculinity, military, culture As we reflect on the one-year anniversary of the 06 January riots at the US Capitol, it is important to acknowledge who participated in the event, including members of the US Armed Forces, to gain understanding that can help us better prevent its repetition. Out of those, […]
Children returning to Europe from the conflict zone in Iraq and Syria under ISIS regime need gender- and age-sensitive rehabilitation and reintegration interventions.
Keywords: Taliban; Afghanistan; recognition; counter-terrorism; constitutional; international law; human rights; conditionality No country has “recognised” the Taliban as Afghanistan’s new government since it took power in August 2021. There has been much speculation about the preconditions and consequences of recognition. One important question is whether and how recognition or non-recognition may affect counter-terrorism efforts. Governments under […]