In our fourth episode, we speak to Tom Parker, author of “Avoiding the Terrorist Trap: Why Respecting Human Rights is the Key to Defeating Terrorism”.
We will be exploring the different historical manifestations of counter-terrorism, how these patterns shifted after 9/11, and why its future is firmly grounded in human rights. Interviewing him is Alexander von Rosenbach , who at the time of this recording was ICCT’s Interim Director.
Read the transcript below:
About this series
ICCT’s very first podcast series delves into how counter-terrorism has changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 — through conversations with practitioners, academics and policy-makers. Marking the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, this series explores crucial human rights, rule of law, and security dimensions of counter-terrorism as it evolved over the Global War on Terror.