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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Kidnap for ransom is a lucrative but tricky business. Millions of people live, travel, and work in areas with significant kidnap risks, yet kidnaps of foreign workers, local VIPs, and tourists are surprisingly rare and the vast majority of abductions are...

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

"Foreign Fighters. User Guide for Armed Groups" - Vera Mironova, author of  "From Freedom FIghters to Jihadists," will talk about recruitment of foreigners for armed groups and their motivation for joining; how these fighters choose a group to fight with and why some quit and leave. She will also look not only at benefits but also at problems...