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.
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 […]
Counter-Terrorism After 9/11 is a podcast series exploring how counter-terrorism has changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. In our sixth episode, we speak to Ambassador Roya Rahmani, Afghan diplomat, and the first woman to serve as the Afghan ambassador to the United States and Indonesia. This interview explores Amb. Rahmani’s […]