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Daan Weggemans

Daan Weggemans, MA, PhD Candidate at Leiden University, Centre for Terrorism & Counterterrorism
Daan Weggemans

Daan Weggemans is a researcher and lecturer at the Centre for Terrorism and Counterterrorism (CTC), Leiden University- Campus the Hague. He conducted research in Oslo on the Anders Breivik trial. Earlier publications focused on radicalization, new technologies and counterterrorism measures. Currently he is researching the role of the police in deradicalization programs. Also is he conducting research on signals and motivations of (Dutch) foreign fighters in Syria. For the Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI) Weggemans is country coordinator and a member of the board of the Dutch-Flemish Network for Terrorism Researchers.

Key publications

  • The Anders Behring Breivik Trial: Performing Justice, Defending Democracy (2013) De Graaf, B., Van der Heide, L., Wanmaker, S.and Weggemans, D.
  • Open source intelligence and privacy dilemmas: Is it time to reassess state accountability? (2013) Eijkman, Q. and Weggemans, D.
  • Destination Jihad: Why Syria and not Mali? (2013) Boeke, S. and Weggemans, D.
  • 'Visual Surveillance and the Prevention of Terrorism: What about the checks and balances? (2012) Eijkman, Q. and Weggemans, D.