John Holland-McCowan – Research Fellow
John Holland-McCowan is a Research Fellow at the ICSR. He is a PhD candidate at King’s College London. His research focuses on how terrorist groups exploit territory in order to finance and bolster their operations. He holds a BA with a Major in Government with a Secondary in Archeology from Harvard College and has completed a master’s degree in Terrorism, Security, and Society at King’s College London.
- ‘Caliphate in Decline: An Estimate of Islamic State’s Financial Fortunes’ (London: ICSR, 2017) (with Peter Neumann, Rajan Basra, and Stefan Heißner); available here.
- ICSR Insight – Who Will Hold The Keys To Al-Bab?
- ICSR Insight – Why the Kurdish-led SDF Will Struggle to Retake Raqqa
- ICSR Insight – Limits on the Iraqi Kurds’ Impact on the Battle for Mosul
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