Martijn joined the ICCT in January 2022 as an intern for the RAN project. He has studied in The Hague and currently holds a BSc in Public Administration. Furthermore, Martijn is currently in the process of graduating from the MSc Crisis and Security Management at Leiden University. His specialisation is Governance of Radicalism, Extremism and Terrorism. His main research interests are predominantly centred around the history of radicalisation and conflict, far-right extremism and conflict in the Middle-East with a focus on Jihadist terrorism.
Besides his studies, Martijn is active as a board member of the non-profit organisation Jason Institute, where his main tasks are focussed around project management and the coordination of activities. Martijn manages lectures and conferences focusing on International Conflict.
Key ICCT Publications:
Van Dongen, T., Weijenberg, G., Vugteveen, M., and Farrell-Molley, J. Foreign volunteers in Ukraine: security considerations for Europe. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 04 May 2022
This Policy Brief outlines several approaches that can be adopted by U.S. policymakers to address the challenges posed by militia violent extremist groups.