Maarten Visser joined ICCT in February 2021 as an intern, supporting the editorial team. He is currently pursuing a joint master’s degree in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies at the University of Glasgow, Dublin City University, and Charles University, writing his dissertation on Boko Haram’s ‘kidnapping for recruitment’ tactic. Additionally, Maarten holds a master’s degree in International and European Tax Law from the University of Amsterdam and has professional experience in international tax and economic security. Maarten was previously affiliated with the Prague Security Studies Institute with which he worked for the Economic & Financial Threat Program. His main foci are counter-terrorism, economic security, and demining. Maarten has published several articles related to these topics.
In the fourth part of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, the authors explore the interaction between prevention and preparedness. These chapters explore what can, and what has been done, ranging from early warnings to the prevention of cyber-terrorism. The full table of contents can be found here. The Handbook consists of five parts. […]
How has the media landscape changed in the past decades? And to what extent has this been affected by the change in governments throughout the years? The latest report in the Strategic Communications project seeks to answer these questions. Furthermore, it delves deeper into the culture of media reporting on terrorism in Egypt. This report […]
The casualties caused by armed violence in Mali have increased fourfold between 2016 and 2019, with young people being among the most affected by the situation. Although many initiatives have been launched to prevent and counter violent extremism in Mali, there remains a gap in understanding the interplay of factors that lead persons—especially young people—to support […]