During this Intelligence Webinar, HENSOLDT Analytics OSINT Analyst and Intel Desk Lead, Anne-Lynn Dudenhöfer, was joined by terrorism experts Amarnath Amarsingam (Assistant Professor at the School of Religion), Colin Clarke (Director of Research at The Soufan Group), and Paul Brown (Senior Digital Journalist at BBC Monitoring). The experts provided an outlook on the latest developments of Islamic State in Africa, ISIS prisoners in Syria, as well as the future of the ever-evolving terrorism landscape.
This event was broadcasted on the 19th of May, 2021.
Intel Desk Lead, HENSOLDT Analytics
Previously, as a Counterterrorism Research Associate (Psychological University Berlin (PHB), Anne-Lynn Dudenhöfer conducted research on early warning signs of terrorism. Anne-Lynn has worked as an Open-Source Intelligence Analyst with the Criminal Police in Berlin (LKA Berlin), supporting organized crime investigations. She holds two master’s degrees: (1) MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Oxford (focus on counterterrorism and radicalization research), and (2) MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Uppsala University (focus on post-conflict societies and the reintegration of child soldiers).
Colin Clarke is a Senior Research Fellow at The Soufan Center. He is the Director of Policy and Research at The Soufan Group, where his research focuses on domestic and transnational terrorism, international security, and geopolitics.
Prior to joining The Soufan Group, Clarke was a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation, where he spent a decade researching terrorism, insurgency, and criminal networks. At RAND, Clarke led studies on ISIS financing, the future of terrorism and transnational crime, and lessons learned from all insurgencies since the end of the World War II.
Amarnath Amarasingam is an Assistant Professor in the School of Religion, and is cross-appointed to the Department of Political Studies, at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. He is also a Senior Fellow with the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation. His research interests are in terrorism, radicalization and extremism, online communities, diaspora politics, post-war reconstruction, and the sociology of religion.
Prior to this, he worked for BBCM’s central news desk and as a researcher and reporter on Africa, including a stint as a broadcast journalist with the World Service’s Focus on Africa programme.
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