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).
Collecting data on the number of terrorist attacks is a delicate task. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) developed a baseline Terrorism Threat Assessment. This assessment used open source data to present an assessment of terrorism in 32 countries across four categories: (1) Terrorist Attacks, (2) (Returning) Foreign Terrorist Fighters (RFTF), (3) […]
Introduction Academic research began to focus specifically on terrorism in the 1960s and 1970s, although it would take until the 9/11 attacks before the burgeoning field took on its current form and significantly increased output. From those early days in the mid-to-late twentieth century onwards, terrorism research has had a distinctly applied focus, with a […]
Introduction In Syria and Iraq, the general consensus is that Islamic State (IS) has been militarily defeated, but the terror group is now popping up elsewhere and breathing new life into its global caliphate. In an April 29 video, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi mentioned that pledges of allegiance from the Khorasan region had been […]