Prof. Iain Cameron
Iain Cameron is Professor in Public International Law at the University of Uppsala, where he teaches international law and constitutional law. His research interests lie in human rights/civil liberties, international criminal law and police/security issues. He has served as an expert to a number of Swedish government commissions of inquiry proposing legislation and written major reports for the Swedish government, the Council of Europe and the European Parliament on targeted sanctions. Since 2005, he has been one of the two Swedish members of the Commission on Democracy through Law (Venice Commission, the advisory body of the Council of Europe on constitutional law and international law).
Since President Trump attempted to ban Muslims from certain countries from entering the United States, the question which Muslims are ‘moderate Muslims’ and which are potential ‘radical Islamist terrorists’ has gained new relevance. While some Muslim leaders deny any connection between their religion and terrorism, it is undeniable that many terrorists claim to act in […]
This Report engages in a comparative analysis of ISIS’s Dabiq and Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s Inspire magazines in order to ‘reverse engineer’ lessons for CT-CVE strategic communications. It examines how Dabiq and Inspire deploy messaging that is strategically designed to appeal to its audiences and drive their radicalisation. This study particularly focuses on how […]
This essay builds on Kyle Orton’s recent article for BICOM’s series on “The Day After ISIS,” which comprehensively lays out the political, social, and military conditions that will determine whether the Islamic State (IS) will survive the current efforts to defeat it in Syria and Iraq. I want to focus on some of the interesting aspects of […]