WHEN: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 17:30 – 19:00
WHERE: Whitehall, London, United Kingdom – Exact location to be confirmed to attendees
From Paris to Brussels,, Nice, Orlando and beyond, Western states appear to be facing an almost unprecedented tempo of militant attacks – although they pale in comparison to those in truly front-line nations such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Nigeria. With a growing number of such incidents apparently involving single radicalized individuals, often with mental health problems, how can one really define “terrorism”? And with recent attacks in Europe and North America now helping drive domestic politics, what can be done to protect civilians while avoiding further polarizing communities and deepening divisions?
Peter Apps [moderator] – executive director, PS21. Reuters global affairs columnist
Nigel Inkster – former deputy chief, MI6, now head of transnational threats and political risk for international Institute for Strategic Studies
Omar Hamid – former Pakistani police officer, now head of Asia-Pacific risk at IHS
Julia Ebner – policy analyst specializing in European militant threats, Quilliam Foundation
Frederic Ischebeck-Baum – Sir Michael Howard Centre Fellow at King’s College London and PS21 fellow.
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The PS21 Team.