The Future Actions Series was a collection of informative papers by leading security experts aiming to address some of the key long-term challenges posed by counter-terrorism and counter-radicalisation. The Future Actions was co-published by Eden Intelligence and the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR).

It's editor was:
Vanessa Haas, King’s College London

Editorial Board:

  • Gavin McNicoll, Director, Eden Intelligence

  • Dr. Peter R. Neumann, Director, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR), King’s College London

  • Dr. Magnus Ranstorp, Research Director, Centre for Asymmetric Threat Studies, Swedish National Defence College


Richard Barrett has been the Coordinator of the Al-Qaida/Taliban Monitoring Team of the United Nations Security Council in New York since 2004.

Kevin A. O’Brien is the Director of Alesia PSI Consultants Ltd, which provides support to government and the critical infrastructure sectors on security matters. He is an Associate of Libra Advisory Group (UK) and a Senior Consultant to Innovative Analytics and Training, LLC (US). He was previously the Deputy Director of RAND Europe’s Defence and Security Programme and Deputy Director of the International Centre for Security Analysis, King’s College London.

Jeffrey Cozzens heads Areté Associates’ Terrorism Studies and Analysis Program. Areté supports the U.S. Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community. Also PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews, Jeff’s research explores the nexus of Western jihadists’ cultures and operational decision-making. He has published on jihadist thought and violence in academic and professional journals, and has authored chapters in two books: Mapping Terrorism Research (2007) and Terrorism in the Information Age—New Frontiers (2nd edition, forthcoming).

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