Alistair Iain Millar

Title:
Howard S. Brembeck Fellow
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Counterterrorism

Countering the Financing of Terrorism

Preventing Violent Extremism

Multilateral Diplomacy

National Security Strategies

Howard S. Brembeck Fellow of the Global Center on Cooperative Security, which he founded in 2004. He is also President of the Fourth Freedom Forum and an adjunct professor at The George Washington University. From 2007 to 2013, he taught graduate-level courses on international security and foreign policy at Johns Hopkins University, where he received the Excellence in Teaching Award for Advanced Academic Programs. He has held lecturing posts at the University of Maryland and conducted trainings on countering violent extremism at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Diplomatic Academy and for the European Union in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. He has written numerous chapters, articles, and reports on international security, human rights, and the rule of law, as well as on the nexus between security and development. He is the coauthor, with Eric Rosand, of Allied Against Terrorism: What’s Needed to Strengthen Worldwide Commitment (2006).

 

Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Research Methods with distinction from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom; MA from Leeds University; BA cum laude from San Francisco State University

Publications

Mission Critical or Mission Creep? Issues to Consider for the Future of the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee and Its Executive Directorate (2017)

Updated Guidance on ODA-Eligible Activities for Preventing Violent Extremism: Implications and Opportunities for the European Union (2017)

Blue Sky III: Taking UN Counterterrorism Efforts in The Next Decade From Plans to Action (2016) with Naureen Chowhury

Fink Is UN Equipped to Deliver New Plan on Preventing Extremism? (2016)

Strengthening the Case: Good Criminal Justice Practices to Counter Terrorism (2015) with Matthew Schwartz

Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Community Resilience in the Greater Horn of Africa (2015) with Eelco Kessels

Needs-based Curricula and Programme Development for the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (2014) with Matthew Schwartz

Blue Sky II: Progress and Opportunities in Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (2014) with Naureen Chowdhury Fink

Rethinking International Counterterrorism Assistance to the Greater Horn of Africa: Toward a Regional Risk Reduction Strategy (2013) with Matthew Schwartz

Getting Back to Basics?: Renewing the Mandate of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate for 2014-2016 (2013) with Naureen Chowdhury Fink

The G8’s Counterterrorism Action Group: Leaving Takes Leadership (2013)

Reshaping United Nations Counterterrorism Efforts: Blue-Sky Thinking for Global Counterterrorism Cooperation 10 Years After 9/11 (2012) with James Cockayne

Multilateral Counterterrorism: Harmonizing Political Direction and Technical Expertise (2010)

An Opportunity for Renewal: Revitalizing the United Nations Counterterrorism Program (2010) with James Cockayne

Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in West Africa (2010) with Jason Ipe

Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in North Africa (2010) with James Cockayne

Developing Regional Counterterrorism Cooperation in South Asia (2009)

Enhancing Counterterrorism Cooperation in Eastern Africa (2009) with Eric Rosand

The UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Regional and Subregional Bodies: Strengthening a Critical Partnership (2008) with Eric Rosand

Civil Society and the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges (2008) with Eric Rosand

Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (2008) with Eric Rosand

Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in East Africa (2008) with Eric Rosand Human Rights and the Implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Hopes and Challenges (2008) with Eric Rosand

Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Southern Africa (2007) with Eric Rosand

The UN Security Council’s Counterterrorism Program: What Lies Ahead? (2007) with Eric Rosand

Implementing the United Nations General Assembly’s Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in the Asia-Pacific (2007)

Report on Standards and Best Practices for Improving States’ Implementation of UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Mandates (2006)

Building Global Alliances in the Fight Against Terrorism (2007) with Eric Rosand

Allied Against Terrorism: What’s Needed to Strengthen Worldwide Commitment (2006) with Eric Rosand

Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Emerging Threat in an Evolving Security Environment (2003) Ed. with Brian Alexander

Classes Taught

Countering Violent Extremism (Graduate level) Elliott School GWU; Contemporary Terrorism and the American Response (graduate level) Johns Hopkins University; Theories of Terrorism (graduate level) Johns Hopkins University; Terrorism and Counterterrorism (under graduate level) University of Maryland; Think Tanks and Foreign Policy (Graduate, Capstone) Elliott School GWU