"COVID-19 and terrorism: assessing the short and long-term impacts." Invited paper presented at the International Forum for Terrorism Risk (Re)Insurance Pools (IFTRIP) Annual Conference, 2020.

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The Covid-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on terrorism in a variety of ways, creating a mixed picture on the level of attacks in the short-term. There is a major current increase in online extremist activity, raising the risk of increasing short-to-medium term radicalisation. Serious political and economic consequences of the pandemic are already assisting the emergence/resurgence of terrorist groups in many parts of the world
Period13 Oct 202015 Oct 2020
Event typeConference
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • covid-19
  • COVID19
  • pandemic
  • terrorism
  • violent extremism
  • radicalisation