Dr. Sam Mullins is a professor of counterterrorism at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, which provides professional education courses to military, intelligence and law enforcement practitioners from more than a hundred countries worldwide. He is also an honorary fellow at the University of Wollongong, Australia, and serves on the editorial board of Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, and Perspectives on Terrorism. Dr. Mullins is widely published and has presented his work to senior officials from a variety of government agencies including the FBI, the NYPD, the Australian Federal Police, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the International Special Training Centre in Germany, the Chinese Ministry of Public Security, and the Indonesian National Armed Forces, among others. He is the author of ‘Home-Grown’ Jihad: Understanding Islamist Terrorism in the US and UK.
Security versus civil liberties. How to safeguard the population from the actions of terrorists, while at the same time preserving fundamental rights such as freedom of speech, movement and association?