Andrew Glazzard is a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow with the countering violent extremism team. In addition to joining USIP, Glazzard is also a visiting associate professor at the Cyber Threats Research Centre at Swansea University.

Previously, he was director of the national security studies program and a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute from 2015 to 2020. Before then, he worked for over 20 years in the U.K.’s Ministry of Defence, but has also spent shorter periods working in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office. 

Glazzard has worked on research projects at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King's College London and at Cambridge University. He has written widely on counterterrorism and countering violent extremism, and currently focuses on strategic communications in counterterrorism and on risk management approaches to radicalization and terrorism. He is a co-author of “Conflict, Violent Extremism and Development: New Challenges, New Responses.”

Publications By Andrew

Guns, Camps and Deradicalization: Violent Extremists in Conflict Zones

Guns, Camps and Deradicalization: Violent Extremists in Conflict Zones

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

By: Andrew Glazzard

Violent extremists make civil conflicts more complex and less manageable. Whether in the Middle East, Africa or South Asia, one of the many problems presented by conflicts involving violent extremists is how to deal with these combatants and associates when they surrender or are captured. There have been many attempts to disengage, deradicalize, rehabilitate and reintegrate violent extremists around the world, but most research focuses on stable settings such as Western Europe and North America. What, then, do we know about how to do this in the middle of conflict?

Type: Analysis and Commentary

Violent Extremism

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