UK's Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Extremism Responses Examined: Combating Jihadist Terror

Anthony Richards, Richard Walton (Performer)

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In this final episode in Series 1 of Combating Jihadist Terror, Dr Anthony Richards speaks to Richard Walton, ex-Head of the Metropolitan Police’s Counter-Terrorism Command and now the Director of Counter Terrorism Global Ltd, which provides advice, consultancy and counter-terrorism services to public, private and non-government sectors. Dr Richards and Mr Walton look at the UK’s counter-terrorism PREVENT programme, for which Mr Walton is a strong advocate, as well as discussing the recent report from the Commission for Countering Extremism. Mr Walton also recounts a story from his time at the Met’s counter-terrorism desk about a man who was concerned that his son had been radicalised, and who asked for help.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • terrorism
  • counter-terrorism
  • Prevent
  • extremism
  • radicalisation

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