In our fifth episode, we speak to Ambassador Janet Alberda, who is currently serving as Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Amb. Alberda will be discussing the effects of counter-terrorism policy on international diplomacy, her experiences working in the Middle East after 9/11, and what obstacles the global community faces moving forwards. Interviewing her is Teun van Dongen, a Senior Research Fellow and Programme Lead, Current and Emerging Threats at ICCT.
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.