Click here to read ICSR's latest report - The Kurds After the ‘Caliphate’: How the Decline of ISIS has Impacted the Kurds of Iraq and Syria

Rajan Basra

Rajan Basra

Research Fellow

Rajan Basra studies the relationship between crime and terrorism, focusing on individuals that transition between these two activities. He is completing a PhD in War Studies at King’s College London, examining the crime-terror nexus in Europe, and holds an MA in Terrorism, Security, and Society from King’s College London and an undergraduate degree in Politics from the University of Warwick.

Reports:

  • (2017) ‘Caliphate in Decline: An Estimate of Islamic State’s Financial Fortunes’ (London: ICSR) (with Peter Neumann, John Holland McCowan, and Stefan Heißner); available here.
  • (2016) ‘Criminal Pasts, Terrorist Futures: European Jihadists and the New Crime-Terror Nexus’ (London: ICSR) (with Peter Neumann and Claudia Brunner); available here.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

  • (2018) ‘Terrorist Financing since 9/11’, in David Martin Jones (ed.), Handbook on Terrorism and Insurgency Post 9/11 (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar) (forthcoming, with John Holland-McCowan).
  • (2018) ‘The New Crime-Terror Nexus in Europe’, in Andreas Gofas (ed.), Terrorism and European Security Governance (Florence: European University Institute) (with Peter R. Neumann); available here.
  • (2017) ‘Crime as Jihad: Developments in the Crime-Terror Nexus in Europe’, CTC Sentinel, Volume 10, Issue 9, pp. 1-6 (with Peter R. Neumann); available here.
  • (2016), ‘Criminal Pasts, Terrorist Futures: European Jihadists and the New Crime-Terror Nexus’, Perspectives on Terrorism, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp. 25-40 (with Peter R. Neumann); available here.

    Want to stay updated about ICSR’s work? Sign up to our mailing list here.