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Tackling Today's Terrorists: The challenges for national security

Professor Richard Aldrich was in conversation with Sir David Omand as they discussed why counter-terrorism policies need to take account of how terrorist organisations adapt and innovate. This event reflected on how security practitioners' own actions were influenced by changes to jihadist and dissident republican terrorist practice.

Speakers:

Richard Aldrich, Professor of International Security and Director of Research in Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

Sir David Omand, Former Director of GCHQ and the first national Security and Intelligence Co-ordinator.

Image: © Cadalpe/Image Source/Corbis

This event was organised in connection with the British Academy Conference How Terrorist Groups ‘Learn’: Innovation and adaptation in political violence.