Whitehall Dialogue - Terrorism in Southeast Asia

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A presentation by Professor Clive Williams MG, Adjunct Professor, Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.Professor Clive Williams MG

Terrorism in Southeast Asia may not attract much attention in London, but we should remember that twenty seven of those killed in the 2002 Bali bombings were from the United Kingdom. In his presentation, Professor Williams will look at terrorism in Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia; how it is evolving and the role of external influences.

Professor Clive Williams MG has a career background in Australian defence intelligence, both as a military officer and as a civilian. Since 2002, he has run terrorism and national security-related Masters modules at the Australian National University and a number of Australian and overseas universities. He became an Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism (PICT) at Macquarie University in 2006. PICT delivers both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to over 600 students annually in the fields of counter-terrorism, intelligence, policing, criminology and international security studies. He works closely with government agencies and is regularly engaged in providing CT training. Professor Williams has also worked throughout the Middle East and South Asia, including Afghanistan. He is closely associated with the counter-IED community as a member of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators, and regularly presents on new IED developments.

Refreshments will be served from 1515.

This event is ‘off the record’ and closed to the media.


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