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Radicalisation: An American Perspective


The head of counter-terrorism at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Philip Mudd addressed an invited audience of journalists, students and academics in London on 6 November. Hosted by ICSR, the title of his talk was ‘Radicalisation – An American Perspective’.

Philip Mudd spoke about the evolving nature of the terrorist threat, and how security agencies have adapted to it. He took numerous questions from the audience, dealing with a wide range of issues, including the radicalisation of teenagers in Europe, the Western response to terrorism, and lessons to be learned from the European experience in countering radicalisation.